Football Crosswords: Bundesliga Fussball Fest

To celebrate the German title being decided, we’ve dedicated this week’s football crossword to all things Bundesliga. So if you think you know your Frankfurts and your Freiburgs, come with us on another puzzle adventure!

 

Clues Across

7    Schalke 04’s Italian manager (2,6)

8    _ McInally, Scotsman who joined Bayern Munich in 1989 (4)

9    Johnny Heitinga’s Berlin-based club (6)

10  Dutchman named 2010 Footballer of the Year in Germany after his first season in the Bundesliga (6)

11  Bayern’s famous Champions League, Bundesliga and Cup success of 2013 (6)

13  Signal _ Park, Borussia Dortmund’s ground (5)

15  Uli, he made over 500 appearances in goal in the Bundesliga (5)

17  Willy Sagnol’s club prior to joining the Bundesliga in 2000 (6)

20  Robert Lewandowski’s national team (6)

21  Which Serie A side knocked Wolfsburg out of this season’s Europa League? (6)

23  _ Biram Diouf, Senegalese striker previously at Hannover (4)

24  Cup won by Hamburg in 1983 after a 1-0 defeat of Juventus (8)

 

Clues Down

1    Type of free-kick – straight and to the point? (6)

2    _ German, Andreas Thom was the first one to sign for a Bundesliga team when he joined Leverkusen in 1989 (4)

3    Hamburg club relegated from the Bundesliga in 2011 (2,5)

4    _ Djorkaeff, France international who joined Kaiserslautern in 1999 (5)

5    He returned to manage Hamburg in April (8)

6    1860’s rather more successful neighbours! (6)

12  The _ Stadium, it was Lukas Podolski’s new home after leaving Cologne in 2012 (8)

14  Inswingers or outswingers (7)

16  Name connecting Doll, Helmer and Strunz (6)

18  Schalke signed Matija Nastasic from Man City this way in January (2,4)

19  René, Hamburg goalkeeper (5)

22  Mr Reina, Bayern Munich stopper (4)

 

Answers to this crossword will be published in a random article tomorrow.

 

Created by Aleric Linden

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