2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
1st in German 2. Bundesliga
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420dPA Sport

Hector signs new two-year Cologne deal

Hector, 27, was reported to be interesting clubs including Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and Serie A leaders Juventus.

Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP
426dAssociated Press

Relegation-troubled Cologne to hire Anfang

Relegation-troubled Cologne have appointed Markus Anfang as coach for next season, when the club will most likely be playing in the second division.

Jeroen Meuwsen/Soccrates/Getty Images
431dAssociated Press

Cologne to part ways with coach Ruthenbeck

Cologne coach Stefan Ruthenbeck will leave at the end of the season regardless of whether his side manages to stay in the Bundesliga.

Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images
447dStephan Uersfeld

DFB fines Cologne over Zieler chants

Goalkeeper Zieler, born in Cologne, was targeted during the second half of Stuttgart's 3-2 away win.

Masashi Hara/Getty Images
460dStephan Uersfeld

Cologne bans man for verbally abusing Zieler

Cologne has imposed a two-year stadium ban on a supporter who they determined verbally abused Stuttgart goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler.

Etsuo Hara/Getty Images
467dStephan Uersfeld

Podolski: Cologne Zieler chants intolerable

Ex-Leicester keeper Zieler, born in Cologne, was targeted by a section of the home fans during the second half of Stuttgart's 3-2 away win.

Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images
469dStephan Uersfeld

DFB investigates Zieler chants at Cologne

Former Leicester City keeper Zieler was targeted by a section of the Cologne support during the second half of Stuttgart's 3-2 away win on Sunday.

PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
500dPA Sport

Batshuayi debut brace helps Dortmund win

Michy Batshuayi marked his Borussia Dortmund debut with a pair of goals before Andre Schurrle netter a winner in a 3-2 victory at Cologne on Friday.

Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images
551dPA Sport

Lewy spares Bayern's blushes vs. Cologne

A Robert Lewandowski goal ended the resistance of rock bottom Cologne as Bayern Munich extended their Bundesliga lead to nine points with a 1-0 win.

Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images
554dESPN staff

Ref loses penalty spot in snow at Cologne

Two penalties in the final minutes of the match saw winless Cologne capitulate as they threw away a 3-0 lead to lose 4-3 at home to Freiburg.

Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
558dAssociated Press

Veh named Cologne managing director

Cologne appointed former Stuttgart and Eintracht Frankfurt coach Armin Veh as managing director on Wednesday.

Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images
561dESPN staff

Boss Stoger leaves struggling Cologne

The club, who qualified for the Europa League last season, have drawn three and lost 11 of their league matches.

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564dChris Wright

Pizarro lands Disney movie role

Restricted to just four appearances for Cologne, veteran striker Claudio Pizarro has apparently found a part-time job to keep himself busy.

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587dPA Sport

German World Cup winner Schafer dies at 90

Cologne have announced that their all-time record goal scorer Hans Schafer, who won the 1954 World Cup with West Germany, has died at the age of 90.

2018-19 Bund 2 Ladder

TEAMGPWDLGDP
FC Cologne341969+3763
SC Paderborn 07341699+2657
FC Union Berlin3414155+2157
Hamburg SV3416810+356
1. FC Heidenheim3415109+1055
Holstein Kiel34131011+949
Arminia Bielefeld34131011+249
SSV Jahn Regensburg3412139+149
St Pauli3414713-749
SV Darmstadt 983413714-846
VfL Bochum34111112-144
Dynamo Dresden3411914-742
SpVgg Greuther Furth34101212-1942
FC Erzgebirge Aue3411716-440
SV Sandhausen3491114-738
FC Ingolstadt 04349817-1235
1. FC Magdeburg3461315-1831
MSV Duisburg3461018-2628