Please Enjoy Bayern Munich Dressed Up And Boozing For Oktoberfest

It’s that time of year again, when all of Bavaria breaks out their finest lederhosen and dirndl skirts, and prepares to lift krug after enormous krug of the finest German beers in celebration of Oktoberfest. Bayern Munich’s players and coaching staff are no exception, and so we have loads of pictures of them squeezed… »9/30/15 3:33pm

Augsburg Wins As Bayern Munich Looks Bad Again

Bayern Munich came out poorly in an attempt to rebound after getting crushed in Barcelona earlier this week, only to lose 1-0 to Augsburg after playing most of the match down a man when Pepe Reina earned an early red card. But we’re really here to talk about Raul Bobadilla, whose exceptionally clever goal is what made… »5/09/15 12:26pm

Barcelona Are Europe's Best Team; Now They Just Have To Make It Official

If the European Cup is worth its weight in silver and prestige, Barcelona should win it this year. That is to say, if the major competitions in this sport are designed to throw the best clubs in Europe into the most demanding possible gauntlet and, in the end, reward the one that’s proved its superiority, then a year… »5/07/15 4:11pm

Bayern Munich's Injury Crisis Has Gotten Truly Ridiculous

I can picture Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola hunched over in his kitchen, still dressed in one of his typically immaculate suits, a couple buttons undone and his tie hastily loosened, remarking aloud about his team’s debilitating injury crisis this season. “Just when I thought we were out, they pull us back in.” »4/29/15 1:41pm

Robert Lewandowski Gets Smashed In Head; Guardiola Wants To Fight Ref

Deep into extra time of the Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB Pokal semifinal, Robert Lewandowski got clobbered in the head by BVB’s keeper. The injury itself was pretty gnarly, as was the fact that Lewandowski remained in the game, but on a lighter note, check out Bayern’s manager’s reaction at not being awarded a… »4/28/15 5:20pm

Manuel Neuer Has The Ability To Turn His Hand Into A Brick Wall

Saturday's Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund match wasn't as monumental as the matchup has historically been, but it was still an intense match featuring some of the world's best players hell-bent on getting one over on their rivals. While former Dortmund man Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal for his new employers… »4/06/15 5:41pm

Philipp Lahm Has Too Much Pride To Slum It In MLS As An Old Guy

MLS has had a headline-grabbing past month or so, as scrubs both old and young join, try to join, or are rumored to join the league. The Germany and Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm was asked by L'Equipe about his plans for when his career winds down, and he has his sights set a little higher than the retirement… »1/14/15 1:57pm

Who Will Develop The First Great American Soccer Star?

For as far as soccer—the official Sport Of The Future on these shores for decades now—has come in America, we still haven't hit upon a sustainable youth development model to cultivate all levels of professional talent, from squad-fillers to superstars. This leaves interested parties at home and abroad arguing over… »12/17/14 10:54am