Bundesliga side Stuttgart were held to a 2-2 draw by second division Union Berlin in the promotion-relegation playoff first leg on Thursday.
SC Paderborn completed a remarkable return to the Bundesliga next season despite a 3-1 defeat to Dynamo Dresden on Sunday.
Cologne, relegated from the Bundesliga last season, guaranteed promotion on Monday with a 4-0 win at Greuther Fuerth.
Neuer, 32, suffered a hand injury in the buildup to the Bundesliga match at Bayer Leverkusen earlier this month.
After months of speculation linking him with Bayern Munich, Jann-Fiete Arp has signed a new contract at Hamburg until 2020.
United States striker Bobby Wood has moved to Bundesliga side Hannover on loan after asking to leave relegated Hamburg.
Preseason is underway at the club following their first-ever relegation from the top flight, and Wood, 25, is hoping to remain in the Bundesliga.
Earlier this month, Stuttgart revealed that they hoped an agreement could be reached for a permanent transfer, which was announced on Sunday.
Stuttgart are hopeful they can reach an agreement with German second tier club Greuther Furth over the future of U.S. international Julian Green.
Robin Knoche's goal 15 minutes from time ensured Wolfsburg kept their place in the Bundesliga after beating Holstein Kiel 4-1 on aggregate.
VfL Wolfsburg got off to a great start in their Bundesliga relegation-promotion playoff, beating second-tier Holstein Kiel 3-1 on Thursday.
United States international midfielder Alfredo Morales has signed for Fortuna Dusseldorf after the club was promoted to the Bundesliga top flight.
U.S. international Julian Green, on loan from Stuttgart, secured to Greuther Furth another year in the 2. Bundesliga with a goal on Sunday.
Fortuna Dusseldorf won 3-2 at Nurnberg to win Germany's second division on Sunday, while Eintracht Braunschweig were relegated to the third tier.
Protests from Hamburg fans delayed the end of their season finale in some chaotic scenes, but they could not halt the Bundesliga club's relegation.
The German Football League denied Holstein Kiel a licence to play in their 10,000-capacity Holstein-Stadion should they win Bundesliga promotion.
The German Football League (DFL) has announced a day of action in which all Bundesliga clubs will take a stand against discrimination.
Brandon Borrello isn't getting his World Cup hopes up after he was snubbed by Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk for this month's friendlies.
Duisburg have announced that they plan to auction off the very water bottle that played a central role in one of the most bizarre goals ever scored.
Goalkeeper gaffes are nothing new but Duisburg keeper Mark Flekken's blunder against Ingolstadt in 2.Bundesliga is an all-timer and may be a first.
German football is booming with record revenue across the Bundesliga's top two divisions of just over €4 billion last season, up 4.2 percent.
Damir Kreilach, a 28-year-old midfielder and former captain at Union Berlin, will join Real Salt Lake immediately.
Wednesday's game between Darmstadt and Kaiserslautern was abandoned at half-time after Kaiserslautern coach Jeff Strasser required treatment.
For German side Duisburg to hit the post once, maybe twice is unlucky. To hit the post four times in the same goalmouth flurry is just plain bonkers.
Green, 22, joined Stuttgart from Bayern Munich in January but has struggled for regular playing time.
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