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Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…

Managerial News
Bundesliga title won't spare Nico Kovac from the sack
12:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

After a 5-1 victory over Europa League semifinalists Eintracht Frankfurt on the 2018/19 season's final day, Bayern Munich are Bundesliga champions for the seventh year running. The score reflected the Rekordmeister's traditional dominance.…

Bundesliga
Four players Bayern Munich should sign next summer
09:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

Bayern Munich exited the Champions League early this season but remain in control in the Bundesliga. If there's anything new, it's that they kicked it into gear much later than usual domestically. Niko Kovac's first half-season…

Germany
Can Bayern still win the Bundesliga?
09:00 Friday 21st December 2018

Everyone has their list of three things certain in life. Death and taxes are always numbers one and two [with a bullet]. If the subject is the Bundesliga, Bayern hoisting the trophy is number three. The Bavarians are the biggest team in Germany,…

Bundesliga
Loss to Borussia Dortmund exposes chemistry issues for Bayern Munich
08:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

A particularly good weekend for derbies capped off with the affair in Manchester. Understandably, a contest between two clubs that have spent nearly a billion pounds sterling combined for their current managers [Manchester City/Pep Guardiola/£541.9,…

Bundesliga
Is Bibiana Steinhaus the perfect referee?
09:00 Friday 24th August 2018

It’s said the best referee is the one you don’t notice. If that’s the case, Bibiana Steinhaus did an excellent job in her first Bundesliga season. She prefers anonymity despite deserving recognition. Not only is she quietly…

Spain
One reason to take Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours seriously
09:00 Friday 6th July 2018

I didn’t think Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid until he can no longer perform at a world-class level and must find a less competitive division to further his obsession with the game. Given his dedication to both fitness and skill,…

Transfers
Five footballers who can negotiate pre-contracts in January
13:00 Monday 27th November 2017

I know it sounds too good to be true but there are several high-profile players who are in the last year of their current contract. Halfway through the last year of one’s contract, footballers are allowed to start negotiating with other…

Opinion
Bayern Munich board's age and lack of pace more concerning than the squad's
18:00 Friday 29th September 2017

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge promised consequences, then sacked Carlo Ancelotti when PSG outclassed Bayern Munich. Should he have been more introspective? Football has certain truisms. One is it's easier to fire a single coach for poor results than…

Opinion
Bibiana Steinhaus: Belated progress, miles to go before we sleep
09:00 Thursday 24th August 2017

Bibiana Steinhaus is the first female referee in an elite UEFA league. Public opinion is on her side. Privately, some still question her promotion. I probably shouldn't be writing this. Bibiana Steinhaus doesn't need a man's approval…

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: Out of the frying pan, into the fire?
17:30 Wednesday 12th July 2017

Elite players aren't often loaned out. World Cup Golden Boots are rarely told their club has better options. Welcome to James Rodriguez's world. That is exactly the message the Colombian international has been hearing for the past 18 months…

Germany
Bayern Munich Are Blitzing the Bundesliga
17:00 Monday 20th March 2017

Bayern Munich and other football clubs were a bit shocked at the start of the season when RB Leipzig was top of the Bundesliga. This was a surprise to many as Leipzig had just been promoted in the previous campaign. Leipzig had been at the…

Opinion
The lost art of dribbling, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the wing man.
14:35 Wednesday 7th October 2015

Football has lost it's great entertainers. The immediate reaction to such bold statement would be to reel off a list of names, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Andres Iniesta, Rademel Falcao, Wayne Rooney and Lionel Messi to name but a few. Undoubtedly,…