All essential information on the two top leagues in Germany can be found here.Note: the data is currently updated annually on 30 JuneThe League Association and the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH
What happens if two teams are level on points and goals at the end of the season?If teams are level on points in the Bundesliga or the Bundesliga 2, their final position is determined in accordance with the criteria listed sequentially below:
What are the clubs' addresses?Click here for all addresses of the clubs
How many fans visited the games last season?The average attendance in the 2014/15 Bundesliga season was 43,527 spectators per match. 18.5 million tickets were sold in total (Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2).
What are the criteria for the licence?All clubs of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 have to meet the criteria in the Lizenzierungsordnung (LO) and its respective appendixes. These are sporting, legal, administrative, infrastructural, and financial (economical efficiency) criteria as well as criteria concerning security and media. All assumptions are of equal importance. The appropriate documents have to be handed in until March 15 each year by the candidates from the professional leagues. In addition, the assumptions for organising matches have to be proved until June 30.If a club of the Bundesliga or Bundesliga 2 fails to get the licence for the new season, that club will be relegated to the regional league of its regional association. The club will therefore be seen as bottom of the table of the Bundesliga 2 in the previous season. The number of originally relegated clubs will be reduced accordingly.If the licence is withdrawn from a club during the course of a season, that club will be relegated at the end of the season. All matches that club have already played or ire due to play will be counted as victories for the opposition.
What do the stars on some clubs shirts mean?Since the Bundesliga season 2004/2005 the clubs are officially allowed to wear title symbols over their club crest. The star is a symbol for the league titles won since 1963. The regulation is as follows:At least 3 league titles won = 1 starAt least 5 league titles won = 2 starsAt least 10 league titles won = 3 starsAt least 20 league titles won = 4 stars