Bayern Munich sells striker Mario Gomez to Fiorentina

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez. Photo: Reuters

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge reached a deal with Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle on Monday, with contracts to be finalised and signed in the coming days, the Bundesliga club announced on its website.

Tuesday, 9 July, 2013, 9:26am

Bayern treble hero Heynckes coy about future

Jubilant Bayern Munich players hold outgoing coach Jupp Heynckes aloft as they celebrate victory against VfB Stuttgart in the German Cup final in Berlin. Photo: Xinhua

Bayern's 3-2 victory over VfB Stuttgart in Saturday's German Cup final completed the set, after winning both the Champions League and Bundesliga, to become Germany's first team to land the treble.

3 Jun 2013 - 4:01am

Bayern Munich title feat reflects dominance of Europe's top teams

Bayern Munich's players lift headcoach Jupp Heynckes in the air after winning the Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt. Photo: AFP

Bayern's 1-0 victory opened up a 20-point lead over the now-deposed champions Borussia Dortmund with six games left. While the Bavarians' dominance of their domestic league is unusually pronounced, they are not alone in such feats.

8 Apr 2013 - 4:12am

Bayern Munich clinches Bundesliga title in record time

Bayern Munich has become the first team to clinch a major European league title this season. Photo: EPA

Bayern Munich (24-1-3), the first team to win a major European league title this season, maintained a 20-point lead over second-place Borussia Dortmund.

7 Apr 2013 - 2:14pm

Bundesliga on a roll but still can't claim the EPL's crown

EPL chief Richard Scudamore says more people around the world know English clubs than those from other leagues. Photo: SCMP

With the EPL's stars on international duty, the ghastly void in our weekend lives is being filled with another dose of self-doubt and worrying whether the English league is still the best in the world.

23 Mar 2013 - 4:41am

Bayern is three wins from 23rd league title and game with Arsenal

Schalke supporters are in good voice for the game against Dortmund and their faith was rewarded with a 2-1 win. Photo: Reuters

With nine matches left this season, Bayern are set to claim the record for the earliest confirmed Bundesliga title victory and lift their first silverware since May 2010.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am

Bayern Munich look to floor minnows Fortuna

Mario Mandzukic of Bayern Munich. Photo: EPA

With a 17-point lead at the top of the table, and 10 league games left this season, Bayern are running away with this season's Bundesliga title, but aim to add to their 10-match winning streak at home to Fortuna, who are 12th.

9 Mar 2013 - 3:48am

New-look Bayern Munich turn sights on Dortmund

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery celebrates. Photo: EPA

Bayern’s win left them 18 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga as Heynckes made six changes from the team which won 3-1 at Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday.

24 Feb 2013 - 3:23pm

Bayern Munich told to come clean over striker Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski. Photo: AFP

A fortnight ago Der Spiegel magazine reported Lewandowski, who has a Dortmund contract until 2014, had agreed to join Bayern, while on Friday Munich newspaper Muenchener Merkur said the transfer would go through for next season.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

Bayern Munich closer to title after win over Mainz, coach Heynckes says

Bayern Munich's head coach Jupp Heynckes. Photo: AFP

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scored twice as Bayern made their superior possession count at fifth-placed Mainz.

4 Feb 2013 - 3:30am

Heartbroken Michel Bastos carries Schalke's hopes for Bundesliga

Michel Bastos. Photo: AFP

Bastos was reported to have been approached by Napoli, Spartak Moscow and Olympiakos having wanted to leave Lyon after his wife and five-year-old son were the victims of an armed robbery at their home in 2012.

1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am

Flare incident at Bundesliga match renews security debate in Germany

Joachim Loew, head coach of the German national football team. Photo: AFP

After hooligans forced a Bundesliga game to be delayed by throwing lit flares at the weekend, Germany coach Joachim Loew is leading the call for tighter security measures in stadiums.

Last Saturday, hooligans in the Eintracht Frankfurt fan block forced their team's 3-1 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen to be delayed by six minutes after lighting flares and setting off fireworks.

24 Jan 2013 - 3:09am

Sports Digest, January 23, 2013

Bradley Wiggins

Hanover 96 were left feeling short-changed with new signing Franca as the Brazilian does not quite measure up to the towering midfielder the Bundesliga soccer club had expected.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Bayern see off lowly neighbours Greuther Fuerth

Munich's coach Jupp Heynckes. Photo: EPA

Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes said his team could do better, despite a 2-0 win over Greuther Fuerth as the Bundesliga leaders got back to business after Pep Guardiola was named as next season's coach.

21 Jan 2013 - 3:54am

Bayern Munich promise departing coach Heynckes farewell trophies

Jupp Heynckes is quitting at the end of the season. Photo: AP

With Pep Guardiola confirmed as Bayern Munich's head coach for next season, the club's stars have promised to send off current boss Jupp Heynckes with trophies.

Bayern host the Bundesliga's bottom side, Greuther Fuerth, today at the Allianz Arena, nine points clear at the top of the table and with the football world buzzing over the arrival of ex-Barcelona coach Guardiola in July.

19 Jan 2013 - 3:23am