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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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Robert Lewandowski: Der Torjäger in One Infographic

by Travis Timmons

On Matchday 34, Borussia Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski scored a brace at Hertha Berlin to ensure that the Polish international became the Bundesliga’s 2013-14 der Torjägerkanone, a title won by Leverkusen’s Stefan Kießling last season. This award has a distinguished tradition within the annals of German Fußball, and now – after a string of successful seasons […]

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Matchday 34: Five Talking Points

by Eskender Tamrat

Bayern Munich collected their second consecutive league title in the final matchday of the season, while Hamburger SV can still maintain their ever-present Bundesliga status beyond this miserable season, as another week passed with all the bottom three clubs failing to grasp a point, meaning Mirko Slomka’s side booked their place in the relegation playoffs. […]

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Looking Back at the Pokal Semifinal: Borussia Dortmund vs. VfL Wolfsburg

by Cassidy Gabriel

To describe the atmosphere within Signal Iduna Park last Tuesday is a task best-left to the truly, veritably eloquent. However, pictures do speak a thousand words; the digital camera roll of a particularly well-positioned in-stadium supporter attending last week’s DFB-Pokal semi-final between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg would likely paint an exquisite story of the 2-0 finish for the […]

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Dortmund not quite ready to throw in the towel

by Mark Lovell

Borussia Dortmund retains a small glimmer of hope of overcoming a 3-0 Champions League quarterfinal deficit heading into this week’s home leg, despite last week’s mauling in Madrid. In order to progress to the semifinals, Dortmund must better their magical 4-1 win at home over Real nearly 12 months ago when Polish striker Robert Lewandowski […]

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