Tag Archives: Uli Hoeness

Bundesliga fanatic exclusive: Angela Merkel worried about Bayern’s dominance

by Niklas Wildhagen

Many Bundesliga fans have been annoyed by Bayern München’s dominance in the domestic league over the last couple of seasons. The Bundesliga Fanatic can now exclusively reveal that Angela Merkel is one of them. Dispatches from the NSA files which Edward Snowden had leaked have been recently obtained by the Bundesliga Fanatic. The files clearly show […]

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Uli Hoeness – The verdict, its consequences and reactions

by Niklas Wildhagen

The trial regarding Uli Hoeness’s tax evasion lasted four days, and in the end the judge Rupert Heindl handed Bayern’s president a 3 and a half year jail sentence. Hoeness had disclosed his undeclared taxes to the authorities at the beginning of last year, which would have saved him from a jail sentence according to […]

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Taxing times for Bayern President Hoeneß

by Mark Lovell

This article was originally published by Munich Now. It’s half-time in the Ulrich H. tax trial in Munich. Mr Uli Hoeneß just so happens to be Bayern Munich’s President, although the all-conquering Bavarian club were always at pains to stress that this remains very much a private matter for Hoeneß. What have we learnt from […]

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Taxing times as Bayern board backs Hoeness

by Mark Lovell

Despite an on-going tax evasion investigation, under-fire Uli Hoeness is set to remain as president of the supervisory board of treble-seeking Bayern Munich until at least the end of the season. The Bavarian club’s supervisory board voted unanimously in favour of Hoeness staying on, declining to bow to increasing public pressure for the Bayern supremo to […]

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The Germans are Coming

by quazi zulquarnain

In typical fashion, the Germans spoiled the party. Come May 25, 2013, the English Football Association was due to celebrate a hundred and fifty years of incompetence, sorry existence, with the crowning glory of the second Champions League final in Wembley in three years. Football was coming home and with an English team defending their […]

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Uli Hoeness and the Swiss Bankers

by Mark Lovell

The Bavarian bandwagon shows absolutely no signs of slowing down on the pitch with the seemingly all-conquering record German champions Bayern Munich remaining on course for a potential treble-winning season (German League, German Cup and Champions League). However, perhaps Munich’s momentum will be stalled somewhat by the shock news that President Uli Hoeness is under […]

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Interview: Dieter Hoeness

by Niklas Wildhagen

Dieter Hoeness has spent most of his time of late in the shadow of his older brother Uli. The public hasn’t seen or heard much from the former Wolfsburg, Hertha and Stuttgart manager after Felix Magath wanted to create his new, improved and successful version of VfL Wolfsburg without Hoeness.  Bild interviewed the former Bundesliga […]

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Bundesliga Rewind – Bayern München vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach – 1973/74 – A Bundesliga Fairytale

by Cristian Nyari

German football was at its peak in the 1970′s and no two teams epitomized the Bundesliga’s golden era more than Bayern München and Borussia Mönchengladbach. Between 1969 and 1979, Bayern and Gladbach won ten of the eleven league titles and set the standard for the rest of the league. In those  years, both teams played […]

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Financial Fair Play Explained – and the implications for Bundesliga clubs

by Gard Lid Aabakken

Europe’s most prestigious club tournaments, the Champions League and it’s little brother the Europa League started up again weeks ago. Great anticipation was evident for the enticing matchups, the world’s greatest players, its drama, its action – and its money. The total pot of earnings stands to be divided by the 32 teams in Europe’s […]

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Uli Hoeness’s flirts with Werder Bremen

by Niklas Wildhagen

Some marriages aren’t meant to be. Most German football fans think about the epic feuds between former Werder manager Willi Lemke and Uli Hoeness when they think about the Bayern president’s relationship with Werder Bremen. Lemke and Hoeness are polar opposites in many regards. Lemke is a northerner with a dry sense of humor, and a member […]

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