When news broke last week that Pep Guardiola had agreed to become the next coach of Bayern Munich, much of the reaction focused on how wise Guardiola had been to choose a ‘real club’ with proper football values over the kind of plastic pop-up projects on offer at Chelsea or Manchester City.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
TO MAKE the travelling supporters from Germany feel welcome at Old Trafford, Manchester United opted to print a picture on the front cover of the programme featuring Bayern Munich players celebrating with the European Cup after defeating Saint Etienne in 1976.
Thu, 08 Apr, 2010
IT WAS the eagerly-awaited Champions League quarter-final first leg between two old rivals, two bitter old feuding football nations, and two players, at differing stages of their respective careers, for whom the tie at the Allianz Arena served as something of an audition.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Bayern Munich’s season appears in danger of imploding after coach Louis van Gaal was given a Christmas deadline to turn their fortunes around, while influential defender Philipp Lahm was forced to apologise after being fined for criticising the club in a newspaper interview.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2009