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Peter Neururer – “Bayern are taking the piss out of their fans!”

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Former VfL Bochum coach Peter Neururer has once again made headlines after being on German television. The colourfully controversial 60-year-old was enraged about Bayern’s sale of Bastian Schweinsteiger when the topic came up during the Bitburger Fantalk on German sports channel Sport1. Some discontented Bayern fans had already voiced their discontent over “Schweini” having been transferred to Manchester United via a banner […]

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Bayern clinch title with win over stubborn Berlin (and a little help elsewhere)

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One expected a comedown after the midweek Champions’ League quarter-final heroics against FC Porto, and this was clear as FC Bayern took on strugglers Hertha BSC at a packed Allianz Arena. The tight 1-0 win was enough to send Bayern fifteen points clear of second-placed VfL Wolfsburg with four matches remaining, and the Wolves’ defeat by the same score in […]

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Geissböcke have their horns trimmed by birthday boys Bayern

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27th February 2015 marked the 115th anniversary of the foundation of FC Bayern, and the Red Dragons London gathered in force for what would turn into a memorable birthday party. The evening ended with the presentation of a special “Allianz Arena” cake and a club history quiz, but the main meal – a Friday evening match up against one-time old […]

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Toothless Bayern shackled by cynical Shakhtar

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Fresh after their eight-goal demolition of Hamburger SV at the weekend, Bayern were back in Champions’ League action against Ukrainians Shakhtar Donetsk, but after an insipid and at times undisciplined performance they had to make do with a share of the spoils at the Arena L’viv against a solid but professionally cynical opponent. Coach Pep Guardiola was able to make […]

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Robben leaves it late as Bayern snatch the points against plucky Mainz

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The winter break could not have come any sooner for injury-ravaged FC Bayern, but despite having ten players out through injury or illness and four youngsters on the bench they would complete an excellent Hinrunde with a hard-fought 2-1 win against an energetic FSV Mainz 05. With the game all set to finish one apiece, Arjen Robben would score right […]

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Bayern 2 – 0 SC Freiburg: Bayern ends 2014 comfortably at Allianz

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FC Bayern’s final home game before the winter break would end with a comfortable if slightly underwhelming 2-0 win over relegation-threatened SC Freiburg – more than enough to maintain their unblemished record at the Allianz Arena. There would be a few slight injury concerns in a match where Manuel Neuer wouldn’t have to make a single save, but the evening […]

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Herbstmeister Bayern outgun hard-working but one-dimensional Augsburg

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With the season approaching the winter break FC Bayern travelled a short distance up the road to take on local rivals FC Augsburg, and in a match that would be tight and well-contested for the best part of an hour would finally break the shackles to collect three more points – and secure the unofficial title of Herbstmeister – with […]

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Lucky Man City benefit from late show of generosity by battling ten-man Bayern

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More than twenty members of the Red Dragons fan club would make their way from London and beyond to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium for week five of the Champions’ league group stage, as Bayern looked to maintain their hundred percent record in this year’s competition. It would be a game of dramatic twists and turns that would see the visiting Bayern […]

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