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“Fussballgott” Schweinsteiger returns as Bayern hammer Hoffenheim

by Rick Joshua

After a frustrating week that had started with the injury to skipper Philipp Lahm, things would end on a bright note for FC Bayern against high-flying TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, with Bastian Schweinsteiger coming off the bench to warm the soul of every fan of Die Roten everywhere. It would be yet another comfortable victory, and […]

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Classy Bayern book their place in knockout stage after easy win against Roma

by Rick Joshua

The meeting with AS Roma at the Allianz Arena was never going to be as spectacular as the record-breaking 7-1 triumph two weeks earlier at the Stadio Olimpico, but FC Bayern would book their place in the knockout stages two weeks early with a calm and measured performance that would only emphasise the gulf in […]

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Brilliant Bayern recover to deliver knock-out blow to brave Dortmund

by Rick Joshua

Week ten of the Bundesliga season would see FC Bayern entertain Borussia Dortmund in the latest instalment of Der Klassiker – but one that would have a slightly different pre-match flavour from what we had become used to in recent seasons. Usually a top of the table clash, this season’s encounter at the Allianz Arena […]

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Bayern book third round date with Braunschweig as they brush aside sorry HSV

by Rick Joshua

Having been held to a goalless draw by Hamburger SV at the Imtech Arena a month earlier in the Bundesliga, FC Bayern would not allow history to repeat itself in the second round of the DFB-Pokal – with a comfortable victory over Josef Zinnbauer’s struggling side securing a third round meeting with second division Eintracht […]

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Robben on song and Lewandowski finds his form as Bayern carve up H96

by Rick Joshua

Following a number of “almost, but not quite there” performances that have defined their season so far, FC Bayern would finally click into gear as the Bundesliga moved into week seven – with sixth-placed Hannover 96 being brushed aside with consummate ease. With Pep Guardiola’s side not quite in top gear Hannover coach Tayfun Korkut […]

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Are Bayern’s recent transfers a mistake?

by Aleix Gwilliam

The news came up on Thursday morning like a flash: Xabi Alonso was a Bayern München player to all effects, signing for a fee of 10m€ and with his contract stating wages of 8m€ before tax. The Basque midfielder was the third Spanish signing Guardiola has made this summer and he will join Javi Martínez, […]

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Müller and Robben help Bayern launch Bundesliga season with victory

by Randall Hauk

FC Bayern München and its roster full of World Cup stars returned to domestic action Friday night, downing VfL Wolfsburg before 71,000 at Allianz Arena, collecting goals from two of the best in Brazil this summer, Thomas Müller and Arjen Robben, en route to a 2:1 Bundesliga-opening victory. Despite the return of several world champions […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015: Borussia Dortmund

by Travis Timmons

Nickname: die Schwarzgelben (The Black-Yellows) Founded: 19 December 1909 Club colors: yellow and black Primary Rivals: FC Schalke 04 (traditional) and Bayern Munich (recently), Fan Friendship: 1.FC Köln Trophies: Domestic Champion (8): 1955-56, 1956-57, 1962-63, 1994-95, 1995-96, 2001-02, 2010-11, 2011-12. DFB Cup Winner (3): 1964-65, 1988-89, 2011-12. DFB/DFL Supercup (5): 1989, 1995, 1996, 2013, 2014. UEFA Champions […]

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Each Bundesliga Club’s Splashiest Summer Signing So Far

by Navneeth Sridharan

With the World Cup done and dusted and with slightly more than three weeks before the new Bundesliga season kicks off, each of the 18 top tier clubs have been hard at work looking to boost their squads. To catch you up, here is an outline of what clubs and their fans can expect from […]

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25 Best Bundesliga Players 2013/14: 5-1

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

And here we are. The five best players in the Bundesliga during the 2013-14 season.  Most of these won’t come as a surprise and not enough can be said about their contribution this season. An up and coming defender who is on the verge of becoming world class, the league’s best out-and-out striker, a dynamic […]

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