Frankfurt/Main - Not content with winning both the league and DFB Cup last season, Borussia Dortmund also came out on top in the Bundesliga's Fair Play rankings for 2011/12. 1. FC Union Berlin took the honours in Bundesliga 2.
The accolade rounded off an extraordinary campaign for Jürgen Klopp's side, who won the league with a record 81 points, scored the most goals (80) and won the most matches (25) of any team. Somewhat ironically for FC Bayern Munich, who finished as runners-up in three competitions last season, Jupp Heynckes' men had to settle for second place in the Fair Play standings too. Borussia Mönchengladbach completed the top three.
The judging criteria to determine the final ranking takes into account the number of yellow and red cards a team received, a positive and attractive playing style, respecting opponents, respecting referees, behaviour of team officials and crowd behaviour.
In Bundesliga 2, Union Berlin finished ahead of FC St. Pauli and Eintracht Frankfurt, with each side respectively receiving €25,000, €15,000 and €10,000 to be put towards youth team development.