Hamburg have confirmed the signing of defender Slobodan Rajkovic for an undisclosed fee from Chelsea.
Fresh from Edinburgh, America's "$1 funny man" Neil Hamburger will be at London's Soho Theatre next week. A cult hero and expert handler of the anti-comedy shtick, the character is the creation of comedian Gregg Turkington (although nobody's supposed to know this). Hamburger, with his studiedly nerdy garb, deadpan nasal delivery and sinus trouble, puts the "phlegm" into "phlegmatic", wheezing and spluttering through his set. Rather than get too close, I caught up with Hamburger for a Twitter interview and found that his so-unfunny-he's-hilarious style works surprisingly well in 140 characters. In response to the suggestion that being a $1 funny man might be rather cheap, he tweeted: "It didn't used to be! Unfortunately, inflation has taken its toll on everything including monikers."
Hamburg have confirmed their interest in Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner but fellow Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund have quashed speculation they are chasing the striker.
David Haye's world heavyweight title unification bout with Wladimir Klitschko will take place on July 2 in Hamburg.
Now, like some rabid missionary, he was trying to get me to come over to the synthetic-shirt brigade
Hodgson's 'wonderful journey' reaches final with 2-1 win – but Reds manager may have no more to play for at Anfield
Fulham 2 Hamburg 1 (Fulham win 2-1 on aggregate)
Fulham manager fears that injury may rule striker out of tonight's tie with Europa League final spot at stake
Hamburg 0 Fulham 0
As Fulham head to Germany by road, and Liverpool take a train to Spain, Glenn Moore asks if they are losing a competitive edge
Fulham and Liverpool faced overland treks to Germany and Spain today with an army of fans resigned to staying behind and accusing UEFA of overlooking their Europa League plight.
Fulham have confirmed that the first leg of their Europa League semi-final in Hamburg on Thursday will go ahead as planned.
German Under-21s 4 England Under-21s 0
Manchester City 2 Hamburg 1 (Hamburg win 4-3 on aggregate)
Two years after he was sacked by Spurs, the Dutchman has rebuilt his reputation in fine style. Tim Rich reports from Hamburg
Manchester City have made an official approach for Hamburg midfielder Nigel de Jong, the Bundesliga's director of sport Dietmar Beiersdorfer confirmed today.