2011–12 SV Werder Bremen season

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Werder Bremen
2011–12 season
Manager Thomas Schaaf
Bundesliga 9th
DFB-Pokal Round 1
Top goalscorer League:
Claudio Pizarro (18)
All:
Claudio Pizarro (18)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 SV Werder Bremen season began on 30 July against 1. FC Heidenheim.

Review and events[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Werder Bremen started the 2011-12 season by beating lower division German side Meppen by 13-1. They then however lost against super liga side FC Midtjylland 5-4. They then beat Rot-Weis Erfurt 2-1. They then drew 0-0 against Chemnitzer and beat Freiburg then 4-3. They were held to a draw against Greek side Olympiakos and then lost to 3. liga side Heidenheim 2-1. They then went on to beat Everton 1-0 and went past St.Pauli 5-4. They lost though against Fenerbahce 1-0 and drew 2-2 to Union Berlin. In October however they beat Osnabruck 3-0. They lost to Eintracht Braunschweiger 2-1 and lost to Ajax and Hansa Rostock but beat AZ Alkmaar 2-1.[citation needed]

Transfers Summer[edit]

Bremen lost Torsten Frings who joined Toronto for Free Petri Pasanen who went to Salzburg for Free as well whilst Peter Niemeyer joined Hertha Berlin on a permanent basis after being on loan. Per Mertesacker was also sold and joined Arsenal for £11 million.

Bremen signed Mehmet Ekici from Bayern Munich and Tom Trybull from Hansa Rostock. They also signed Lukas Schmitz from Schalke, Andreas Wolf from Nuremberg whilst Sokratis Papastathopoulos signed on loan from Genoa. They also signed Florian Hartherz from Wolfsburg and Aleksander Ignjovski from 1860 Munich.[citation needed]

Transfers Winter[edit]

For the winter Bremen sold Andreas Wolf and sent Sandro Wagner on loan whilst signing 2010 Austrian player of the year Zlatko Junuzovic from Austrian Wien. They also signed Affolter from young boys on loan.[citation needed]

Competitions[edit]

Bundesliga[edit]

DFB-Pokal[edit]

Player information[edit]

Roster and statistics[edit]

As of 23 December 2011

Squad Season 2011–12
Player Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Totals
Player Nat. Birthday at Werder since Previous club Matches Goals Matches Goal Matches Goals
Goalkeepers
Tim Wiese Germany 17 December 1981 2005 1. FC Kaiserslautern 13 0 1 0 14 0
Sebastian Mielitz Germany 18 July 1989 2005 Energie Cottbus 5 0 0 0 5 0
Christian Vander Germany 24 October 1980 2005 VfL Bochum 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
Leon Balogun Germany 28 June 1988 2010 Hannover 96 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sebastian Boenisch Poland 18 July 1989 2007 Schalke 04 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clemens Fritz Germany 7 December 1980 2006 Bayer Leverkusen 17 1 1 0 18 1
Florian Hartherz Germany 29 May 1993 2011 VfL Wolfsburg 10 0 0 0 10 0
Naldo Brazil 10 September 1982 2005 Juventude 12 1 0 0 12 1
Sebastian Prödl Austria 21 June 1987 2008 Sturm Graz 11 1 0 0 11 1
Lukas Schmitz Germany 13 October 1988 2011 Schalke 04 14 0 1 0 15 0
Mikaël Silvestre France 9 August 1977 2010 Arsenal F.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sokratis Papastathopoulos Greece 9 June 1988 2011 A.C. Milan 14 1 1 0 15 1
Andreas Wolf Germany 12 June 1982 2011 1. FC Nuremberg 15 0 1 0 16 0
Per Mertesacker Germany 29 September 1984 2006 Hannover 96 4 0 0 0 4 0
Midfielders
Philipp Bargfrede Germany 3 March 1989 2004 TuS Heeslingen 15 0 1 0 16 1
Tim Borowski Germany 2 May 1980 2009 Bayern Munich 0 0 1 0 1 0
Mehmet Ekici Turkey 25 March 1990 2011 Bayern Munich 14 1 1 0 15 1
Aaron Hunt Germany 4 September 1986 2001 Goslarer SC 08 15 3 1 0 16 3
Aleksandar Ignjovski Serbia 27 January 1991 2011 OFK Beograd 12 0 0 0 12 0
Felix Kroos Germany 12 March 1991 2010 Hansa Rostock 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marko Marin Germany 13 March 1989 2010 Borussia Mönchengladbach 11 0 1 0 12 0
Aleksandar Stevanović Serbia 16 February 1992 2011 Schalke 04 1 0 0 0 1 0
Predrag Stevanović Serbia 3 March 1991 2011 Schalke 04 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florian Trinks Germany 29 September 1984 2006 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 3 0 0 0 3 0
Tom Trybull Germany 9 March 1993 2011 Hansa Rostock 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wesley Brazil 24 June 1987 2010 Santos FC 5 1 0 0 5 1
Özkan Yıldırım Germany 10 April 1993 2003 TuS Sulingen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
Marko Arnautović Austria 19 April 1989 2010 Intr Milan 13 4 1 0 14 4
Denni Avdić Sweden 5 September 1988 2011 IF Elfsborg 0 0 0 0 0 0
Onur Ayık Turkey 28 January 1990 2004 Viktoria Rethem 0 0 0 0 0 0
Claudio Pizzaro Peru 10 March 1978 2009 Chelsea F.C. 15 12 0 0 15 12
Markus Rosenberg Sweden 27 September 1982 2011 Racing Santander 16 5 1 1 17 6
Lennart Thy Germany 25 February 1992 2007 JFV Norden 2 0 1 0 3 0
Sandro Wagner Germany 29 November 1987 2010 MSV Duisburg 7 0 1 0 8 0

Transfers[edit]

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