On Tuesday night, a large number of big names from Bayer 04's club history came together for an important reason on and off the pitch in a small community in the Rhineland Palatinate district of Altenkirchen. The Old Boys team of Wiedbachtaler Sportfreunde Neitersen staged a benefit match in support of flood victims.Show more
Successful restart for the Leverkusen Veterans team. The first match for the legends after a six-month break due to Covid-19 produced a 4-0 win away to SG Hoppstädten-Weiersbach.Show more
The Bayer 04 Veterans team started training again last week and have a clear target in sight: To put last season's defeat in the German Over 40s Cup behind them and get going again.Show more
The clip is one minute and 23 seconds long and has been on You Tube since October 2019: Two children board the Bayer 04 Leverkusen team bus in 1993 on its way to the Cup final in Berlin. Ulf Kirsten lends the pair 100 Deutsch Marks and suggests to Rüdiger Vollborn putting the “small one in goal as a mascot.” How did it all come about? What sort of film is it? Searching for the answer – 36 years later.Show more
The Bayer 04 Veterans team was rebuilt in 1992 on a voluntary to the basis by Heinz Heitmann at the request of the head of the football section Kurt Vossen plus a large number of former Werkself players - above all the promotion team of 1979.
German league title, indoor tournaments, Veterans Masters, indoor magic, friendlies and charity matches – the Bayer 04 Veterans team has been on the pitch regularly for over three decades. A listing of fixtures from 2006.