Things are going well at SV Werder Bremen at the moment. Both sportingly and financially, the news has recently been positive. But a new report has the potential to dampen sentiment somewhat.

According to Deichstube, Werder was sentenced to a hefty fine by the German Football League (DFL) for violating the capital requirements in the course of the licensing process. Accordingly, it is about an amount of over one million euros. According to kicker, Werder has already lodged an objection to this. A first attempt failed. Werder is said to want to submit a new application to the general assembly of the 36 professional clubs on Thursday.

According to media reports, Werder will announce an increase of over six million euros for the 2021/22 financial year at the weekend. So what’s the point? To the negative equity. This must be improved by the clubs in the following year. Werder started the new financial year with a minus of 20.3 million euros. As of December 31, 2021, there was an increase of 19.3 million euros due to several player sales. This shrank to the above-mentioned six million euros due to the running costs and promotion bonuses.

Means: Werder made a loss in the second half of the season – but the annual result is still positive. Despite this, negative equity worsened in the second half of the season. Therefore Werder should be punished. exit open.

This article was originally posted on as Punishment Hammer! Werder is said to have paid more than one million euros.