Planning a Football Trip for Summer 2018? If so this post will help with details of pre-season games that are taking place in Germany in Summer 2018 . It will be updated as more games are announced.
Aton Villa will take on Dynamo Dresden. A trip to take on the German Second Division outfit has been pencilled in for Saturday July 28 (kick-off 2pm CET), one week before the new Championship campaign begins.
Bayern vs. Chicago Fire (Schweinsteiger testimonial) – Tuesday 28 August, Allianz Arena, 8.30pm CEST
Priot to their UEFA Europa League campaign, Die Werkself will play a number of local friendlies.
Roßbach/Verscheid vs. Leverkusen – Wednesday 18 July, Roßbach/Wied, 6pm CEST
Sportfreunde Siegen vs. Leverkusen – Saturday 21 July, Siegen, 3pm CEST
Wuppertaler SV vs. Leverkusen – Tuesday 24 July, Wuppertal, 7pm CEST
Gladbach have announced just the one friendly so far against VfB Lübeck. More fixtures are set to follow. VfB Lübeck vs. Gladbach – Friday 13 July, Lübeck (GER), 6pm CEST
Bradford City will play a pre-season friendly against German side TV Echterdingen. The game will take place on Saturday 15th July (4pm local time) at Sportpark Goldäcker, information on the stadium and ticket details can be found on the link below:
Echterdingen is a small village approximately 20 minutes from the stadium and we have been advised of a number of local activities taking place on both the Friday (14th) and Saturday (15th).
There will be a popular beer and fish market in taking place in Stuttgart on the Friday evening, details of which can be found here.
Following on from the match, there will be a street party taking place around the stadium for supporters to enjoy.
Freiburg are set to remain relatively local for most of their pre-season preparations.
Waldkirch vs. Freiburg – Thursday 5 July, Waldkirch, 6pm CEST
Lahr vs. Freiburg – Sunday 8 July, Lahr, 5pm CEST
Kehler FV vs. Freiburg – Tuesday 10 July, Kehl, 4pm CEST
TuS Efringen-Kirchen vs. Freiburg – Friday 13 July, Efringen-Kirchen, 6pm CEST
FV Ravensburg vs. Freiburg – Thursday 19 July, Ravensburg, 5pm CEST
Hertha will have two training camps and a number of friendlies in pre-season, with a couple in and around Berlin already announced.
Eintracht 1949 vs. Hertha – Wednesday 4 July, Stahnsdorf (GER), 6pm CEST
Neuruppin vs. Hertha – Thursday 12 July, Neuruppin, 6pm CEST
Unterhaching vs. Hoffenheim – Friday 13 July, Pöcking (GER), 5pm CEST
QPR vs. Hoffenheim – Saturday 21 July, Eppingen (GER), 5pm CEST
DJK-SV Phönix Schifferstadt vs. Mainz – Saturday 30 June, Schifferschadt, 5pm CES
Regional XI vs. Mainz – Wednesday 4 July, Gensingen, 6.30pm CEST
VfB Ginsheim vs. Mainz – Saturday 7 July, Ginsheim, 7pm CEST
On 23rd July, the MSV Arena in Duisburg, which has a capacity for 31,500 spectators, will host a friendly tournament between four teams, in a quadrangular format. There will be two matches per team, each of a 45-minute duration. As well as Málaga CF and the organising team – from the ‘2. Bundesliga’, MSV Duisburg – also taking part in the Schauinsland Reisen Cup is a known pre-season rival to the Malaguistas, English side, Aston Villa FC. The fourth participant is yet to be determined.
Norwich City can confirm Daniel Farke’s first-team squad will visit Germany as part of their pre-season schedule between Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 21.
Fixtures have been provisionally arranged against Paderborn on Sunday, July 15 and FC Union Berlin on Tuesday, July 17, with venues, dates and ticket information still to be confirmed.
City will also take on another side as part of their tour of Germany which will be confirmed in due course.
Erlangen-Bruck vs. Nuremberg – Sunday 8 July, Erlangen, 5pm CEST
Seligenporten vs. Nuremberg – Thursday 12 July, Seligenporten, time tbc
Halle vs. Nuremberg –Saturday 14 July, Lichtenfels, time tbc
Regional XI vs. Nuremberg – Wednesday 18 July, Crailsheim, time tbc
Würzburger Kickers vs. Nuremberg – Saturday 21 July, Würzburg, 6pm CEST
Stoke City have added a friendly against VfL Bochum to their list of pre-season fixtures in Germany.
The Potters will take on the Bundesliga 2 side as part of a training camp in Lower Saxony on Monday, July 18. The venue and kick-off time is to be confirmed.
Gary Rowett’s squad will fly out to Germany on July 16 and take on SV Meppen and Hamburg in a ‘blitz tournament’ involving 45-minute matches on July 21 before returning to England a day later.
A friendly at the bet365 Stadium will be up against newly-promoted Wolves on Wednesday, July 25 before a trip to sister club St Pauli in Hamburg on Saturday, July 28.
Arminia Bielefeld vs. Bremen –Friday 27 July, Bielefeld, 7pm CEST
Bremen vs. Villarreal – Saturday 11 August, Bremen, 2.30pm CEST
Fortuna vs. Eisbachtaler SV – Friday 6 July, Wiesensee, 6pm CEST
VfB Wissen vs. Fortuna – Tuesday 10 July, Wissen (GER), 6pm CEST
TSV Meerbusch vs. Fortuna – Saturday 14 July, Dusseldorf, 1pm CEST
Wegberg Beeck vs. Fortuna – Wednesday 18 July, Wegberg, 7pm CES
VfL Benrath vs. Fortuna – Tuesday 14 August, Dusseldorf, 6pm CEST