Bremen's famous green-and-white colours form the backdrop at the Weser Stadium. - © © imago / nph
Bremen's famous green-and-white colours form the backdrop at the Weser Stadium. - © © imago / nph
Bundesliga

Bundesliga basics: SV Werder Bremen

All you need to know about northern giants SV Werder Bremen.

Fun facts

    One of the most successful Bundesliga sides during the first decade of the new millennium, Bremen have been a club in transition in recent years.Werder have a long-standing rivalry with fellow northerners Hamburger SV and record Bundesliga title-holders FC Bayern MünchenFormer boss Thomas Schaaf, who guided Die Werderaner to numerous titles during his 14-year tenure between 1999 and 2013, remains one of the longest-serving head coaches in Bundesliga history.

Stadium: Weser Stadium

Capacity: 42,500

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