(35) Events after the end of the reporting period

Capital expenditure

The contracts of the players Niklas Süle, Nico Schlotterbeck, Karim Adeyemi and Salih Özcan, that were concluded before 30 June 2022, went into force as planned on 1 July 2022.

Borussia Dortmund signed striker Sébastien Haller from Ajax Amsterdam. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international signed a contract that runs until 30 June 2026. The player is undergoing chemotherapy to treat a malignant testicular tumour and has been placed on medical leave for an indefinite period of time.

To compensate for the long-term absence of Sébastien Haller, Borussia Dortmund have signed Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rivals 1. FC Cologne. The 1.87-metre tall striker signed a contract through to 30 June 2023.

Transfer deals

The transfer of the player Erling Haaland to Manchester City was completed as planned on 1 July 2022.

Match operations

On 29 October 2021, the DFB Executive Committee adopted the new fixture calendar for the 2022/2023 season. This stipulated that Bundesliga matches would start on the weekend of 5 to 7 August 2022, one week earlier than in the previous year. The 34th and final Bundesliga match day is scheduled for 27 May 2023. For the first time ever, the Bundesliga’s match operations will be interrupted mid-season from November to December 2022 on account of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The DFB Cup began one week before the Bundesliga, with the first round beginning on 29 July 2022. Borussia Dortmund advanced to the next round with a 0:3 away win against TSV 1860 Munich.

The first match day of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League will be held on 6/7 September 2022. The draw for the group stage will be held on 25 August 2022. Borussia Dortmund is seeded in the third pot.

Borussia Dortmund will be able to utilise SIGNAL IDUNA PARK’s full capacity for the first time during the upcoming UEFA Champions League season and host 81,365 spectators per match.


Beginning in the 2022/2023 season, Borussia Dortmund’s Champion Partner General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG (GLS) will be the club’s sleeve sponsor for national and international competitions.

1st match day / 14.08.2021

BVB - Eintracht Frankfurt 5:2

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