Heidel, Schmidt & Svensson take a relaxed look at the upcoming transfer window
“Teamwork” in squad planning
“Teamwork” in squad planning
Heidel, Schmidt & Svensson take a relaxed look at the upcoming transfer window
Stefan Bell & Karim Onisiwo both made records on matchday 34, one home-grown player did so twice this season
"It's not easy to pick up 46 points with Mainz 05"
A look back at the 2022/23 season
First two pre-season friendlies announced
Pre-season to begin with a game against club partners SG Gensingen/Grolsheim
Training to restart on July 2nd, Summer training camp in Austria
First pre-season dates for Mainz’s 2023/24 season are confirmed
Jonathan Burkardt undergoes second operation
The striker should return in the first half of next season
Bell: “A special game in many respects”
Post-match Mainzer reaction from the season finale
Nebel to stay at KSC for another year
Heidel: “We believe that a further year in the second division will have a positive effect on his development”
Match facts and stats ahead of season finale in Dortmund
All you need to know ahead of our away game vs. BVB on Saturday
Svensson: “Getting the most out of the last game”
The Mainz head coach is looking forward to the task against BVB and puts the focus on his own performance. Stefan Bell, meanwhile, is awaiting a milestone in Dortmund.
Kohr: "That is always Mainz 05’s main target"
The midfielder wants to end the season on a high in Dortmund. The team is not worrying about BVB’s potential title.
Dahmen: “Frustration is the overriding emotion”
Reaction to 4-1 defeat against Stuttgart
Mainz slump to 4-1 defeat against Stuttgart
Stuttgart left the MEWA ARENA with all three points on matchday 33
Karim Onisiwo remains a Mainzer!
Austrian striker signs deal until 2026, will bring up a decade of service for FSV
Aiming for a new record against VfB
Facts and stats on the last home game against Stuttgart
A responsibility to Mainz 05
Bo Svensson focused on his own team’s performance ahead of the game against VfB Stuttgart, regardless of the opposition’s position in the league.
Aarón on his decision to leave and the desire for “something new”
Left-back set to leave after five years in Mainz
Dahmen: Sad to be leaving, but excited for what’s next
The FSV academy product looks back on his time at Bruchweg ahead of his final home game for the club
Zentner: “It’s difficult to explain”
Post-match reaction from Zerofivers after defeat at Frankfurt
All set for another Rhine-Main derby
Facts & stats ahead of Saturday’s match against Eintracht Frankfurt
“A special game”
Svensson excited to face Frankfurt in an important game / "It’s always nice to win there"
Widmer uses break to undergo surgery
The FSV captain is expected to rejoin team training during the summer preparations
Schalke sink Mainz with 102nd minute penalty
FSV fall to 3-2 defeat at the MEWA ARENA
Widmer extends with Mainz 05 until 2026
The captain extends his contract ahead of time
Extending the streak on Friday against fighting Schalke
Stats and facts ahead of the match under the floodlights against S04
No guarantee, but clear expectations
The Zerofivers want to stay in contention for the European places in front of a full house at the MEWA ARENA against Schalke
Mainz fall to 3-0 defeat in Wolfsburg
FSV's unbeaten run came to an end on matchday 30
Svensson expecting a “close game” against the Wolves
The Zerofivers are focused on improving despite the recent unbeaten run and want to pick up points against the Wolves, their neighbours in the table
Aarón: “The best thing that we can give the fans”
The left-back spoke about an unforgettable Saturday, revenge against Wolfsburg and the aims for the final part of the season
Mainz U19s are German champions after win against Dortmund
Mainz took the lead twice before finally winning in extra time
“I really don’t know what to say – it just feels incredible”
Reaction from the win over Bayern
FSV mount second-half comeback in 3-1 win over Bayern
Third straight home win against the record champions
Focus on the things we can influence
FSV coach Bo Svensson spoke about his first game against Thomas Tuchel and the third match against FC Bayern this season
The desire to get the most out of it as a team
FSV goalkeeper Robin Zentner on successes, the final stretch of the season and the match against Tuchel’s Bayern
Hard-fought draw away at Köln
Ajorque’s opener wasn’t enough for all three points, but Mainz extend their unbeaten run to nine games
Off to Cologne with confidence intact and 3,000 fans in tow
The Zerofivers will travel to 1. FC Köln on Saturday afternoon, and Bo Svensson knows that a special atmosphere awaits: “Any player who isn’t looking forward to this is in the wrong job.”
Widmer: “We’ll keep doing our thing”
The FSV captain spoke about “a very positive development,” the team spirit, the defeat against Bremen and the upcoming match against Köln
Werder snatch late point at the MEWA ARENA
Saturday’s game ends 2-2 after a frantic finish
The number two side in the second half of the season host Bremen
Stats and facts on the home game against SV Werder
Exceeding performance levels
The match against Werder Bremen on Easter Saturday will take place in a nearly sold-out MEWA ARENA, and is the perfect opportunity for a good performance, according to Bo Svensson, “because we want...
FSV record first ever win away in Leipzig
Ingvartsen, Ajorque & Kohr on the scoresheet in dominant performance
"That’s our aim"
All the important quotes from the Mainz head coach ahead of the game against Leipzig
An ambivalent look over his shoulder
Head coach Bo Svensson spoke ahead of the game against Leipzig about Mainz's long weekend, personal responsibility for the players, difficult decisions & the learning process
Widmer scores as Swiss beat Israel
How our Zerofiver internationals fared in the March break
Timings confirmed for final matchdays of the season
Rhine-Main derby on Saturday afternoon, Stuttgart on Sunday
Zentner: “Massive feeling of relief”
Post-match reaction following 1-1 draw against Freiburg
Onisiwo equalises in the last minute against Freiburg
The Zerofivers remain unbeaten at home in the second half of the season, with the Austria international equalling Robin Quaison’s goalscoring record
Clash under the lights against a "well-oiled machine"
Svensson expects a tight game against Freiburg
Zentner: “Everyone looks forward to playing at home”
Robin Zentner looks back on the draw in Berlin, being sidelined with injury and Mainz’s record of developing goalkeepers, as well as the upcoming game against Freiburg
"Our performance didn’t deserve much more"
FSV not at their best in Berlin – reaction from Stefan Bell, Leandro Barreiro & Ludovic Ajorque
Ajorque stunner rescues a point at Hertha
A poor first half for Mainz was followed by a massive improvement after the break. Zerofivers are now unbeaten in five games
School of Mainz on the sidelines
Facts and stats ahead of the away match at the Olympiastadion
Short-term goals instead of long-term dreams
Bo Svensson spoke at the press conference on Thursday about the mindset when setting goals, Mainz’s strength from set pieces, the upcoming encounter with Sandro Schwarz and his team and the current...
Hanche-Olsen: No reason we should settle
The Norwegian newcomer discusses his first weeks as a Zerofiver, team spirit and the special role of the fans
"A perfect day”
Leandro Barreiro helps FSV secure their fourth win in a row in milestone appearance
“Willing to work as hard as possible for the full 90 minutes”
Post-match reaction to the win against Hoffenheim
Barreiro marks milestone match with game-winning goal against Hoffenheim
The Zerofivers have now won four straight home games in the Bundesliga
Weiper: "To be able to play here is very special"
The Zerofivers academy product talks about his first professional goal, eleven years at Mainz and the ongoing Abitur exams – "I remember that I had a good feeling"
Four matches on Saturday at 15:30
The Bundesliga matchdays 26 to 29 have been scheduled
Keyhanfar: Hunger and willingness needed against Hoffenheim
The FSV assistant coach stood in for head coach Svensson at the press conference on Thursday and knows that his team will have a lot of work to do against TSG.
Barreiro: proud of his journey and nearing a milestone
The home-grown player will reach a milestone for Mainz in the game against Hoffenheim
"It’s a great feeling when you look at the table"
Post-match reaction to the 4-0 win against Gladbach
4-0 win against Gladbach marks third straight victory for the Zerofivers
Goals from Lee, Ingvartsen, Ajorque and Weiper saw Mainz continue their recent strong run of form on Friday
Svensson against his former club
Facts and stats ahead of the home game against Borussia Mönchengladbach
Svensson looking for the “right balance”
The boss speaks ahead of Friday’s clash with Borussia Mönchengladbach (20:30 CET).
Celebrating Carnival in style
The Zerofivers set the Carnival party alight in Leverkusen with a thrilling 3-2 victory
“We kept at it and we were rewarded”
Reaction to the five goal thriller in Leverkusen
Mainz edge five goal thriller in Leverkusen
Caci, Barreiro and Ingvartsen got the goals as FSV ran out 3-2 winners
Differing styles of play and a good omen
Stats and facts ahead of FSV’s trip to Leverkusen
Svensson: “We want to try to play our way”
The Zerofivers take on Leverkusen on Karneval Sunday – Zentner and several others among possible returnees
“I give everything until I can’t give any more”
Jae-sung Lee has become a vital player for Mainz since his arrival in 2021.
Freiwillige Zertifizierung mit Mehrwert
TÜV Rheinland bescheinigt Mainz 05 erneut die Prüfungsnorm ISO 50001 für sein Energie-Managementsystem
Da Costa’s extra motivation against his youth team
Before allowing any carnival excitement, Danny da Costa is looking forward to returning to Leverkusen
“When everything runs smoothly”
FSV were very satisfied after the victorious carnival match that was full of atmosphere at the MEWA ARENA.
Bell the stalwart
Stefan Bell proved once again at the weekend why he is a rock at the back for Mainz
“That’s what we need to do as a team”
Joy after the final whistle on Saturday afternoon
Lee and Onisiwo shine as Mainz defeat Augsburg
The Zerofivers secured a 3-1 win over FCA on matchday 20
"It's often a game where the duels are tough"
Bo Svensson speaks ahead of the Carnival home match against FC Augsburg.
Barkok: “My own worst critic”
The five competitive games since the start of the year have seen the midfielder make his first appearances in the starting XI for the Zerofivers in. He is aiming to becoming an important figure in the...
Ajorque: “I believe in fate”
The French new signing has already played in four games for the Zerofivers in his first weeks, and now he wants to start to get to know his teammates better.
“It was exactly the type of game that we expected”
Martin Schmidt, Danny da Costa and Anthony Caci share their views after the defeat in Berlin.
Mainz suffer 2-1 defeat at hands of Union
Despite a good second half performance and a late Marcus Ingvartsen equaliser, FSV left the capital empty handed on Saturday afternoon.
Fully switched on from the first whistle
1,300 Zerofivers are travelling to the capital on Saturday afternoon. FSV will be without their captain at the Alten Försterei.
Mainz bow out in last 16
The Zerofivers suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of FC Bayern on Wednesday evening
Fulgini moves to RC Lens
The Frenchman returns to his homeland having played 18 games for the Zerofivers.
Bobzien joins Elversberg on loan
The 19-year-old striker will be with the third division side until the end of the season
A five-star return to winning ways
Onisiwo’s hat-trick and Bell’s strong comeback keys to the win at home to VfL Bochum
Onisiwo: “This game speaks volumes for the character of this team”
Reaction to superb 5-2 win over Bochum
Mainz beat Bochum in seven-goal thriller
Karim Onisiwo’s stunning hat-trick helped Mainz on their way to a 5-2 win
Svensson ahead of Bochum: “We will be ready”
The Zerofivers begin the second half of the season by hosting the next team from the Ruhr on Saturday at the MEWA-ARENA
Kömmerling extend partnership with Mainz 05 until 2027
Early contract extension symbolises the 13-year partnership between Mainz 05 and profine GmbH
Kömmerling bleibt bis 2027 Haupt- und Trikotsponsor
Vorzeitige Vertragsverlängerung besiegelt 13 Jahre Partnerschaft zwischen Mainz 05 und der profine GmbH
Late heartbreak as Mainz lose at home against BVB
Defeat in the final game of the first half of the season
Ajorque: "A lot of power" and "a threat in the box"
Mainz’s new signing from France has already been following the club for some time
A night under the lights against Dortmund
The stats and facts ahead of Wednesday’s game
Mainz sign striker Ajorque
The 1.96m striker has signed from French side RC Strasbourg
Svensson: "We need to deliver a higher level of performance"
The boss speaks to the media ahead of Wednesday’s clash with BVB
Mainz begin their year with a 1-1 draw in Stuttgart
Ingvartsen’s first half penalty was enough for the point at the Mercedes-Benz Arena
“Goals guaranteed” in Stuttgart
Facts and figures on the first competitive match of the year
Svensson: It feels like the start of a new season
After a ten week winter break, the Zerofivers are back in Bundesliga action against Stuttgart on Saturday (21st January, 15:30 CET)
Hanche-Olsen: Impressed by the intensity and a lot to prove
The new signing talks about his first few days in Mainz, his transfer move, his style of play and the challenges of the Bundesliga
Pierre-Gabriel joins Espanyol on loan
The frenchman will be with the Spanish side until the end of the season
Svensson: “We need to also make use of the final week”
There's work to do, but the boss was satisfied overall after the friendly against Hoffenheim
Draw against Hoffenheim in final friendly
Fulgini and Barreiro score for FSV, Hoffenheim fight back twice
Hanche-Olsen: A perfect fit for Mainz
The new signing has all the qualities Mainz need
Attention turns to Hoffenheim friendly
FSV to welcome TSG to the Bruchwegstadion on Saturday (14:00 CET).
Mainz sign Hanche-Olsen from Gent
The Norwegian centre-back has signed a long-term deal with FSV
Two 75 minute halves against Hoffenheim on Saturday
The friendly is Mainz's final outing before the Bundesliga returns
Making best use of the time in Spain
Christian Heidel and Bo Svensson on training camp in Marbella
Mainz 05 release special carnival shirts for 2023
Mainz 05 presents their carnival shirt with a special homage to the city of Mainz.
Winning end to training camp
FSV celebrate big victory vs. Luzern / Svensson: “We still have a lot of work ahead of us”
Svensson: “We will use it to see where we’re at”
We speak to Bo Svensson on day 6 of the training camp ahead of the friendly against FC Luzern.
Day 5 in Marbella: Time with the fans
Rain in Spain, fans meet the Zerofivers, hard work and good times
Barkok: “The right time to break through”
After going on a pilgrimage to Mecca during the winter break, the midfielder feels like he’s fully settled in
Day 3 in Marbella: Positive impressions from the coach
Svensson looking for consistency from his team: “Need to demonstrate it all week”
Fernandes: More than just a good footballer
How a good attitude in training and hard work makes the Swiss an important part of the Zerofiver’s game.
Day 2 in Marbella: “There are no reasons to be dissatisfied so far”
On the first day with two training sessions, the Zerofivers showed their quality during the run-throughs.
Burkardt won’t travel to Marbella
Svensson: “He will join us when we are back in Mainz.”
Intense training ahead in Marbella
The 05ers are in Southern Spain and have some intense days of training in store
30 players travel for training camp
Seven youth team players will take part in the camp in Marbella
Friendly against FC Luzern
Mainz will take on the Swiss side on 10th January as part of their winter training camp
Tauer moves on loan to Schalke
Mainz youth product will play in Gelsenkirchen for the next year and a half
Zerofivers World Cup round-up: "A huge dream" and "a bit of disappointment"
Lee, Widmer and Fernandes' World Cup adventures are over. Together we the three Mainz players we take a look back once again at the tournament and at their experiences.
Lively 2-2 draw against RCD Mallorca
Barkok and da Costa bring the Zerofivers level twice / Svensson: “Did a lot of things right today”
Barkok working hard in Mallorca
Even though the Morocco international with 18 caps didn’t get called up to the World Cup squad, he is keeping his fingers crossed for the “Lion from Atlas”, but also working hard at FSV’s training...
Zerofivers overcome RCD Mallorca B in first friendly
Gruda, Barreiro and Mamutovic score for Mainz in the 3-1 win
Self-motivated rather than remote controlled
Zerofivers have their first friendly in Mallorca on Wednesday evening – Bell in individual training
Working on the ball and team spirit
Bo Svensson speaks about the upcoming days after the team’s arrival and first training session in Mallorca
24 Zerofivers in Mallorca for training camp
Five youth players have travelled with the first team, Barreiro is involved, Burkardt misses out
Lee, Fernandes and Widmer through to the knockouts
Our boys will be in action against Brazil and Portugal next week in the last 16
Svensson: We want to keep the engine running
We spoke to the boss as the players returned to the Bruchweg
No points, but a World Cup debut
Mainz’s World Cup participants come away empty-handed against Ghana and Brazil – Fernandes came on as a substitute for Switzerland.
Three FSV players get their World Cup campaigns underway
Widmer and Fernandes win with Switzerland, Lee’s South Korea draw with Uruguay
Zerofivers to play pair of friendlies against RCD Mallorca
FSV to play the fixtures during their December training camp at the Estadi Son Bibiloni
Mainz to play Hoffenheim in January friendly
Warm-up game ahead of the Bundesliga's resumption to be played mid-January at the Bruchwegstadion
Mainz youth talent signs professional contract
Kersting: “If Brajan keeps on doing what he’s doing, then the door to the Bundesliga is open for him”
Heidel: “We’re where we deserve to be in the table”
Mainz’s board member for sport and communication reviews the first half of the season, talks about the academy and possible new signings.
Five players on international duty
Three heading to the World Cup, Burkardt and Onisiwo out with injuries
DFL announce dates and times for six more matchdays
Leverkusen away on a Sunday, Gladbach at home on a Friday night
Barreiro: “We brought energy and power onto the pitch”
Reaction to draw with Frankfurt
A share of the spoils against Eintracht
Mainz’s clash with Frankfurt finished 1-1 on Sunday afternoon / Burkardt finally got off the mark for the season
Edimilson Fernandes signs new contract until 2026
Switzerland international extends his stay with FSV | Fernandes: “The logical and best decision for me”
Svensson: “We’ve got something to prove”
The Zerofivers want to put their performance against Schalke behind them.
Mainz fall to defeat in Gelsenkirchen
The Zerofivers suffered 1-0 defeat at the hands of Schalke 04 on Wednesday night
Kohr: “I would prefer to simply carry on playing”
Mainz’s midfield maestro discusses Wolfsburg, Schalke, facing his former side and the upcoming winter break
Svensson: “It will be hectic, emotional and physical”
Bo Svensson gives his thoughts ahead of Mainz’s trip to Schalke
Kohr: “Things just didn’t go our way today”
Post-match reaction following 3-0 defeat to Wolfsburg
In-form Wolves up next at the MEWA ARENA
Stats and facts ahead of VfL Wolfsburg at home
Plenty of options against the Wolves
Zerofivers prepare to welcome an in-form Wolfsburg side to the MEWA ARENA
Schmidt: “We’re stronger across the board”
In an interview, Mainz’s sporting director looks back on the game in Munich, reviews the situation as a whole one-third of the season in and previews the upcoming game against his former club as well...
Schmidt: “You bounce back stronger after every defeat”
Reaction to 6-2 loss at the Allianz Arena
Mainz suffer heavy defeat at the hands of FC Bayern
They held their own for long periods, but the Zerofivers ultimately fell to a 6-2 defeat at the Allianz Arena. Widmer and Ingvartsen got on the scoresheet for Mainz.
Away clash against the record champions
Facts and stats ahead of the FC Bayern fixture
Anticipation ahead of “the toughest game of the season”
Mainz take on FC Bayern on Saturday afternoon / Svensson: “We have to play our game at the highest possible level”
The dates and times for matchdays 17 to 19 confirmed
The schedule for the fixtures against Dortmund, Bochum and FC Union has been announced
Ingvartsen: “I’ve worked really hard for that”
Ingvartsen has scored in each of his last four competitive matches and he is looking to continue to feed off the team’s positive rhythm. The Danish striker is full of confidence and isn’t ruling out a...
DFB-Pokal fixture against Bayern scheduled
The Zerofivers will take on the record champions in February
A top-class top-scorer
Karim Onisiwo led Mainz to victory with a strong performance against Köln and capped it all off with his fourth goal of the season
Two winter training camps for the Zerofivers
Mainz travel to Spain in December and January
Mainz to take on Bayern in Pokal last 16
"The Pokal is all about surprises, and our goal is to spring up another" against the record champions
Mainz in goal glut against Köln
1. FSV Mainz 05 score five unanswered goals in 5-0 home win at the MEWA ARENA.
Svensson: Looking forward to an intense clash
Around 30,000 fans in the MEWA ARENA for Zerofivers’ clash with 1. FC Köln – Widmer and Bell return, Burgzorg absent for “disciplinary reasons”
Mainz comfortably through to the round of 16
Hack, Ingvartsen and Barkok give FSV 3-0 win over Lübeck in the second round of the Pokal
No reason to underestimate the opponent
Mainz ahead of the second round DFB-Pokal game against Regionalliga North side VfB Lübeck
Top marks awarded for fourth away win of the season
Svensson: “Our attitude, drive and commitment was the best we’ve seen this season so far”
Mainz take all three points in Bremen
Despite multiple absentees, FSV picked up their fourth away win of the season on Saturday afternoon
More efficiency needed against a “favourite opponent”
Facts and stats ahead of the away game against Werder Bremen
Working on the "end product" ahead of Werder clash
Mainz 05 are heading up north, but they will be without some key players at the weekend.
A return up north for Anton Stach
Mainz's midfielder will be back up north on Saturday and is happy to be free of pain.
Maxim Leitsch to take a break from competitive football
The centre back is suffering from physical and mental exhaustion.
05ER Classics: Sporteinheit auf Bundesliga-Rasen
Rücken-Fit mit FSV-Anhängern und lyfes in der MEWA ARENA
Belief in our own strengths
Mainz welcome Leipzig to the MEWA ARENA on Saturday / Svensson: “We’ll do everything to cause them problems”
Burkardt: Pay back the trust of the coach
The Germany U21 international spoke about his comeback, responsibility and memories of the most recent home game against RB Leipzig.