German Bundesliga

Bayern’s top brass lay down law to Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola annoyed club bosses by fielding a weakened side that went on to draw 1-1 at Freiburg. Photo: EPA

Bayern Munich's bosses have ratcheted up the pressure on coach Pep Guardiola ahead of today's Bundesliga home match with Hanover 96, as the reigning German and European champions enter a tough few weeks of matches.

Saturday, 14 September, 2013, 4:07am

Robben relaxed as Goetze gets ready for Bayern debut

Mario Goetze keeps his eye on the ball ahead of an expected league debut for Bayern Munich. Photo: EPA

Goetze, 21, came off the bench and scored twice for Bayern in Sunday's friendly win at Hungarian champions FC Gyor, his first appearance since tearing a hamstring while playing for previous club Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-finals last season.

17 Aug 2013 - 5:48am

Tax scandal puts stain on Bayern's march to glory

Uli Hoeness

Having survived a serious car accident and walked away from a plane crash, Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has again shown his ability to overcome adversity, this time in the face of the tax scandal which had threatened to engulf him.

8 May 2013 - 5:30am

Borussia Dortmund face struggle to keep Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski

His four goals in the Champions League rout of Real Madrid and expiring contract make Borussia Dortmnd striker Robert Lewandowski a hot target for Europe's top clubs, but the German club have vowed to fight to keep their Poland star.

27 Apr 2013 - 4:52am

Fresh from successes in Spain, Bayern and Dortmund get back to Bundesliga

Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller. Photo: Reuters

With Bayern having long-since been confirmed as league champions and Dortmund eight points clear of the chasing pack in second, both teams can be forgiven for being preoccupied by their forthcoming trips to Spain.

27 Apr 2013 - 4:59am

Bayern hunger with 'greed' for their 23rd Bundesliga title

Bayern hunger with 'greed' for their 23rd Bundesliga title

If they beat Frankfurt, Bayern will break their own record for the earliest confirmed title win with six games left and are just nine short of Dortmund's record of 81, set last May, for the most points in a campaign.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:24am

Bayern Munich poised for record early Bundesliga finish

Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates a victory. His team can seal the Bundesliga this weekend. Photo: AFP

Runaway leaders Bayern Munich can become the first team to secure the Bundesliga title before the end of March if they beat Hamburg tonight and other results go their way. Borussia Dortmund, who have won the past two titles, currently sit 20 points adrift of Bayern in second place with eight games remaining.

30 Mar 2013 - 6:04am

Robben happy to be left on bench against Hoffenheim

Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben could return to the bench as his team travel to Hoffenheim today. Photo: AFP

Dutch star Arjen Robben is prepared to return to Bayern Munich's bench for tomorrow's Bundesliga match at Hoffenheim even though his thunderbolt in midweek knocked holders Dortmund out of the German Cup.

2 Mar 2013 - 5:40am