20 Facts About Borussia Dortmund

1. Borussia Dortmund have already snapped up Jadon Sancho from Manchester City on a cut-price deal and after he turned out to be a huge success, they are keen to do the same with others.

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2. Jadon Sancho scores twice but Borussia Dortmund winning run ends.

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3. Borussia Dortmund could be set to make another raid on the Premier League in pursuit of young English talent.

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4. In his fourth season, Borussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal to complete the first league and cup double in the club's history.

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5. Borussia Dortmund won the Intercontinental Cup in 1997 and head coach Nevio Scala became the first and so far the only non-native speaker who won a major title.

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6. In 1997, Borussia Dortmund had waited for continental success for over 30 years; Hitzfeld crowned his period with an unexpected triumph and won the Champions League.

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7. On 6 July 2013, Borussia Dortmund held a charity game to raise money for 2013 German flood victims in the German states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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8. On 17 May 2011, Borussia Dortmund held a charity game for the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami against "Team Japan".

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9. Borussia Dortmund has raised money for charity over the years for various causes.

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10. Borussia Dortmund has the highest average attendance of any football club worldwide.

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11. In 2011, Borussia Dortmund agreed to a partnership with Q-Cells.

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12. Borussia Dortmund kept their performances up, winning 24 out of 34 league games and becoming the best Bundesliga runner-up team of all time.

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13. Borussia Dortmund went through three coaches and appointed Thomas Doll on 13 March 2007 after dropping to just one point above the relegation zone.

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14. Borussia Dortmund had a remarkable run at the end of the season to overtake Bayer Leverkusen, securing the title on the final day.

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15. In October 2000, Borussia Dortmund became the first—and so far the only—publicly traded club on the German stock market.

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16. Borussia Dortmund played better in the second leg but failed to take their chances.

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17. Borussia Dortmund were the second German club to win the Intercontinental Cup, after Bayern Munich in 1976.

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18. Borussia Dortmund earned its place among the first sixteen clubs to play in the league by winning the last pre-Bundesliga national championship.

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19. Borussia Dortmund holds a long-standing rivalry with Ruhr neighbours Schalke 04, known as the Revierderby.

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20. Borussia Dortmund plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system.

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