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New Cologne GM Armin Veh already planning for the second division

Speaking at his first press conference since being named as Cologne’s general manager last week, Armin Veh (above, right) told reporters on Monday that he saw almost no chance of the team avoiding relegation this season. “I am not naive,” the 56-year-old Augsburg native said, before noting that had Cologne managed to hold on to earn their first league win ...

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'Auf Wiedersehen!' Cologne follow Hertha and Hoffenheim out of the Europa League

“Auf Wiedersehen! Auf Wiedersehen!” chanted the jubilant Red Star fans as Cologne’s first foray into European competition in 25 years ended in a raucous, smoke-filled Marakana Stadium in Belgrade. Despite creating more and better chances, a single goal from midfielder Slavoljub Srnic midway through the first half was enough to end Cologne’s dreams of progressing to the knock-out rounds as ...

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Best of Bundesliga: Revierderby sparkles, Cologne on course to be worst ever

Good week for: Domenico Tedesco, Dieter Hecking, Freiburg, Naby Keita, Kevin Volland Bad week for: Borussia Dortmund, Marwin Hitz, Julian Nagelsmann, Peter Stöger  – There’s nowhere else to start but the Revierderby. The 176th meeting of Borussia Dortmund and Schalke looked over at the break, with Dortmund four to the good. But a combination of BVB’s fragility, Domenico Tedesco’s decisive substitutions, Schalke’s sp… Deutsche ...

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Europa League: Cologne shock Arsenal, Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim out

Cologne 1-0 Arsenal(Guirassy pen 62′) Sehrou Guirassy’s second half penalty sunk Arsenal and notched up Cologne’s second victory in this season’s Europa League. The Frenchman latched onto a return pass and hit the deck under pressure from compatriot Mathieu Debuchy, with replays suggesting minimal contact. Nevertheless, Guirassy took the penalty himself, sending his shot down the middle to beat David ...

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