21.03.2021Bayer 04

News in brief: Brych refs #BSCB04 – Anti-racism day

The German Football Association (DFB) announced the match officials for the Werkself game in the capital on Sunday morning, Bayer 04 supports the anti-racist campaign #TaggegenRassismus and the Bayer 04 Woman's league game will be streamed live free of charge: today's news in brief.

Dr. Felix Brych will referee the Bundesliga away game for the team under head coach Peter Bosz at Hertha Berlin on Sunday, 21 March (kick-off: 15.30 CET). For the experienced World Referee of the Year in 2017, this will be the 39th game he has been in charge of involving the Werkself. The record from a Black and Red perspective: 22 wins, five draws, 11 defeats. The referee from Munich has shown Bayer 04 55 yellow and three red cards in those games.

Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp are the assistant referees, Alexander Sather is the fourth official.

Show racism the red card

Bayer 04 are taking a stand: On the official #TaggegenRassismus (day against racism) football calls for a clear position against discrimination and exclusion. And the Werkself players plus Bayer 04 Women present their unambiguous opinion:


Sarpei in Clubhouse Talk

A VIP at the pre-match Bayer 04 talk show on the clubhouse audio platform: From 14.30 CET, Hans Sarpei joins Cedric Pick and Niko Hartmann from Werks11 Radio plus stadium announcer Tobias Ufer for a pre-match discussion. Log on, get in matchday mode and contribute to discussion yourself with the former Bundesliga player and our Black and Red trio.

Werks11 Radio live from Berlin

Cedric and Niko will be on Werks11 Radio immediately after the talk show. The two commentators will be broadcasting live from the Olympic Stadium in Berlin from 15.00 CET. To tune into Black and Red emotion just log on to the Bayer 04 app or visit

#BSCB04 will also be broadcast on Sky Bundesliga as usual.

Women: Live stream on YouTube

The away game for the Werkself women at MSV Duisburg on Sunday, 21 March (kick-off: 15.00 CET) is available to watch as a live stream on the Bayer 04 YouTube channel. Other league matches for the Achim Feifel team in the current campaign will also be broadcast in the coming weeks. Click HERE for the broadcast.

Many happy returns to 'Calle'

Former Werkself player Carsten Ramelow celebrated his 47th birthday on Saturday – Bayer 04 wish him many happy belated returns. 'Calle' is one of only six Werkself honorary captains and he made an impressive 437 appearances from 1996 to 2008. The defensive midfielder is the Bayer 04 player with the fifth highest number of appearances to date. We wish you all the best, Calle.

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