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Germany
Equal Time: Jose Mourinho belongs at Bayern, not Arsenal
11:00 Saturday 9th November 2019

Jose Mourinho's marriage with Manchester United ended on an embarrassing note. The Portuguese found life difficult in his last season at Old Trafford amid a run of poor results, heavy backlash from fans and constant fallouts with key…

Germany
Can Robert Lewandowski's play finally surpass his ego?
09:00 Tuesday 8th October 2019

Bayern fans are more than happy to suffer Robert Lewandowski's prodigious ego. The former Borussia Dortmund striker became an indisputable figure for the Bavarians upon switching the Westfalenstadion for the Allianz Arena in 2014.…

Football
Is Serge Gnabry proving Arsenal, doubters wrong?
09:01 Friday 4th October 2019

What difference is there between working stiffs fighting to support their families and millionaire footballers fighting to win trophies? Obviously, money's an easy answer. On the other hand, some people struggle to find commonality…

Champions League
Reignited Bayern ready to step up in Europe
09:01 Thursday 3rd October 2019

Last season, Bayern Munich president, Ulli Hoeness promised his club would come out stronger this term. He wasn't kidding. The Bavarians claimed the Bundesliga title for the seventh successive season in May despite unconvincing performances throughout…

Germany
Will Coutinho be Bayern's difference-maker?
08:01 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Liverpool fans can still recall memories of Philippe Coutinho keeping them on their feet with his magical performances. The Brazilian's silky displays won him many admirers while at Anfield. Barcelona was among those.   Coutinho's…

Germany
Why do El Clasico stars fall on Bayern?
08:01 Wednesday 21st August 2019

El Clasico is the most-watched domestic game in the world. That's just one reason players are willing to abandon their clubs to feature for either La Liga giant, Barcelona or Real Madrid.   Many who think a move to a…

Champions League
Will Bayern Munich deny Liverpool progress in the Champions League?
09:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Niko Kovac arrived at Bayern Munich in the summer as more or less the chosen one. A former player at the Allianz Arena and an up-and-coming manager with a Bayern scalp and complementary DFB Pokal in his back pocket as Eintracht Frankfurt…

Opinion
James Rodriguez will fit perfectly at Bayern Munich
15:50 Monday 17th July 2017

Nobody saw it coming. However, Bayern Munich dropped one of the biggest transfer bombs this summer with their most recent acquisition. The Bundesliga giants secured a deal to land James Rodriguez on a two-year loan from Real Madrid. James has…

Spain
James Rodriguez to Bayern Munich - The bargain of the summer!
15:53 Wednesday 12th July 2017

After his exclusion from Real Madrid's Champions League final squad against Juventus and lack of game time throughout the recently finished campaign James Rodriguez has practically been seen as guaranteed to leave the Bernabeu this summer and…

Fa Cup
Pressure for success at Arsenal
10:53 Monday 20th February 2017

Arsenal approach their FA cup 5th round tie with nothing to win and everything to lose, even a comprehensive victory over Non-League giant-killing Sutton United will not change the mood of the gunners faithful. However, an unthinkable loss…

Champions League
Allianz Arena Tour
12:52 Tuesday 24th November 2015

As part of a sporadic series of Stadium tours, new IRAIW author Luke Griffin takes a look at the impressive Allianz Arena, home of course to Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 München Travel writing about football is always something I've wanted to…

Germany
Bundesliga Kick Off Marked 300th Appearance For Schweinsteiger
09:29 Tuesday 13th August 2013

Bastian Schweinsteiger took to the field on Friday evening for the 300th time in his club career. Before the kick off the all-action midfielder was awarded a player-of-the-year gong in front of the giant crown in the Allianz Arena. Bayern were…