Bayern Munich’s ascended to yet another Bundesliga title, and yet again it was pretty comfortable. The future of the Bundesliga is seriously in question as the lack of competition for the top spot in Germany’s first division is, quite frankly, embarrassing.
The ruling body for German football voted last week to retain the controversial 50+1 rule. Some called for a change, in part, to combat perceived stagnation in the game personified by Bayern Munich’s dominance of the Bundesliga. But does Bayern’s success come in spite of the rule or in the face of it?
Renato Sanches burst onto the scene at Euro 2016 in France alongside countryman, Gonçalo Guedes, as Portugal took UEFA honors. But the rugged midfielder with the striker’s instinct has not enjoyed an easy road since then.
Jupp Heynckes’ return to Bayern Munich comes at a critical time for the Bavarians. The German giants have struggled, but not due to a lack of talent.
Germany saw the development of two huge exports in 1974. Volkswagen introduced the Golf and Bayern Munich won its first European Cup (now Champions League). A new documentary examines at the continuing international success of one of those.
Bayern-Munich has had a poor start to the 2017 Bundesliga season at least by the club’s high standards. Last week’s loss to PSG in UCL group play resulted in the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti after just over a year at the helm. But the seeds of Bayern’s current troubles seem to have been sown some time ago.
The Bundesliga breaks new ground this Friday as the first woman referee will take the field during Match Day 1. But has Bibiana Steinhaus arrived too late?
Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Süle connected on a free kick for Bayern-Munich during Saturday’s Supercup. Is that Carlo Ancelotti’s plan of attack for 2018?
Saturday’s victory for FC Bayern in the 2017 DFL Supercup was the club’s second in a row under Carlo Ancelotti. What did we learn from the game?