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Low expects Germany to beat Georgia in Euro 2016 qualifier

Germany coach Joachim Low says the world champions have had enough time to lie back after winning the World Cup last season, claiming the time has come for them to rise again. A 2-2 draw with Australia on Wednesday had no consequences, but a similar result in Tbilisi could prove costly. Germany are currently second in Euro 2016 qualifying group D, three points behind leaders Poland...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bayern's Schweinsteiger returns to Germany squad after injuries

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Germany has summoned Bastian Schweinsteiger for the first time since the World Cup final in a 23-man squad for a friendly against Australia and a European Championship qualifier in Georgia. Also, defender Holger Badstuber is back after last playing for Germany in October 2012, and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan returns for the first time since August 2013. Both had...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger returns to Germany squad after injuries

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Bastian Schweinsteiger will return to the Germany squad for the first time since the World Cup final as coach Joachim Loew announced a 23-man team for a friendly against Australia and a European Championship qualifier in Georgia. Also, defender Holger Badstuber is back after last playing for Germany in October 2012 and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan returns for...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola expresses his delight following Bayern's win over Cologne

Bayern Munich head coach Josep Guardiola was left satisfied with another victory after his team's 4-1 defeat of Cologne at the Allianz Arena. The reigning Bundesliga champion had scored 14 goals in its previous two league outings and looked in the mood for another heavy win on Friday as it went 2-0 up inside 10 minutes courtesy of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Franck Ribery. However...
Via Fox Sports
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich scores early, beats Cologne 4-1 in Bundesliga

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Bayern Munich celebrated its 115th anniversary with a 4-1 victory over Cologne in the Bundesliga on Friday. Bayern scored twice inside the first 10 minutes but was made to work harder than expected to overcome Cologne, the team with the second best record on the road after Pep Guardiola's side. Bastian Schweinsteiger and Franck Ribery scored the early goals...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Toni Kroos on shortlist for World XI selection

ZURICH (AP) Germany trio Toni Kroos, Mesut Ozil and Bastian Schweinsteiger are among 15 nominees for the three-man midfield in the 2014 FIFA FIFPro World XI. The World Cup winners are joined by four candidates from Spain: Xabi Alonso, Cesc Fabregas, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta. The 15 shortlisted midfielders were chosen by professional players in a poll organized by FIFPro...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger helps Bayern win 4-0 in comeback

BERLIN (AP) Bastian Schweinsteiger marked his injury comeback by setting up Bayern Munich's final goal as the defending champions stretched their Bundesliga lead with a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim on Saturday. Mario Goetze opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, Arjen Robben crossed for Robert Lewandowski to score in the 40th, and then sealed the result himself with a delicate chip in...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger back in Bayern Munich squad for Hoffenheim test

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is primed to make his first competitive appearance since helping Germany to win the World Cup. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says Schweinsteiger is in the squad for Saturday's home game against Hoffenheim although he would not reveal whether he would start the match.  The Spaniard says ''he can help us a lot with his experience.'' Schweinsteiger...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger ready for return to action

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is primed to make his first competitive appearance since helped Germany win the World Cup. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says Schweinsteiger is in the squad for Saturday's home game against Hoffenheim, though ''I don't know if he will play from the start.'' The Spaniard says ''he can help us a lot with his experience.'' Schweinsteiger...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern striker Pizarro has torn thigh muscle

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich says striker Claudio Pizarro has torn muscles in his right thigh and will be sidelined for weeks. The 36-year-old forward was injured in practice this week, and the injury was confirmed on Wednesday. Pizarro could miss the rest of the year. The veteran Peru forward is a backup in Bayern and is often used by coach Pep Guardiola off the bench. Pizarro joins...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany’s 2014 World Cup Winners Dominate FIFA Ballon d’Or Shortlist (Photo)

ZURICH, Switzerland — Six members of the Germany squad that won the 2014 FIFA World Cup were included among the nominees for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or award Tuesday, joining Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar on the 23-man short list. Mario Goetze, who scored the winning goal against Argentina in the World Cup final, was selected along with Germany teammates Toni Kroos...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No, the German national team is not in crisis

Ok, people, I am here today to strongly urge you to step back from that ledge. Let us talk about the German national team—you know, the one that just hoisted the 2014 World Cup trophy in Brazil this past summer. Apparently, after three uninspiring performances in their recent European Championship qualifiers—in which they have won, lost, and drawn—they are in some sort of...
Via The Sports Post
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Guardiola says no return date for midfielder Schweinsteiger

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says there is no timeframe for the return of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger from his left knee injury. Schweinsteiger has been named the new Germany captain, but the World Cup winner has not played since the tournament in Brazil. He will miss the upcoming 2016 European Championship qualifiers against Poland and Ireland. According to Guardiola...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern: No deadline for Schweinsteiger's return

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says there is no timeframe for the return of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger from his left knee injury. Schweinsteiger has been named the new Germany captain, but the World Cup winner has not played since the tournament in Brazil. He will miss the upcoming 2016 European Championship qualifiers against Poland and Ireland. According...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Ana Ivanovic Dating Bastian Schweinsteiger?

    Bastian Schweinsteiger, German footballer and World Cup winner, has been snapped holding hands with Ana Ivanovic... despite still being linked with his long-term girlfriend Sarah Brandner as recently as the World Cup!                   The two were snapped at the US Open, where Ivanovic lost in the second round despite high expectations. Perhaps her new German...
Via Onthegotennis
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger appointed new Germany captain, replaces Lahm

DUSSELDORF, Germany -- Bastian Schweinsteiger was named Germany captain on Tuesday, replacing the retired Philipp Lahm. The 30-year-old Schweinsteiger takes over from his Bayern Munich teammate, who is also 30 but stepped back from international soccer after winning the World Cup. ''Schweinsteiger has always taken on responsibility when he had to. I could always rely on him,'' said...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger named Germany captain

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) Bastian Schweinsteiger has been named Germany captain to replace the retired Philipp Lahm. The 30-year-old Schweinsteiger, who will miss Germany's next two games because of a lingering knee injury, will take over from his Bayern Munich teammate, who is also 30 but stepped back from international soccer after winning the World Cup. Germany coach Joachim...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich star Schweinsteiger to miss start of Bundesliga season

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to miss the start of the Bundesliga season and Germany's next two international fixtures, according to his club's chairman. Speaking in Munich on Tuesday, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said the knee injury which Schweinsteiger aggravated during a pre-season match in the United States was likely to sideline the World Cup winner until...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger won't be ready soon

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is nursing a knee injury and is not expected to return any time soon. Rummenigge says it's not a matter of ''one, two weeks,'' although he expressed hope that Schweinsteiger's injury will not become a long-term absence. Schweinsteiger has a painful tendon in his left knee and will not...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Germany Should Only Have 3 World Cup Stars On Their Jersey, Not Four

No one can deny Germany’s deserved success at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil. While teams like Brazil, Argentina, and Portugal centered their game around one special player, the Germans went for an all-inclusive style of play, a black and white phalanx of 11 men on the pitch, and reinforcements on the side waiting to come and bolster the team when needed. To give them more...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rihanna Partied Her Butt Off After Germany Won The World Cup (Photos)

Photo Credit: @rihanna/Twitter When Mario Gotze scored the winning goal in extra time against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup Finals, the whole country of Germany erupted. However, it wasn’t just the Germans that enjoyed the victory… celebrities, such as recording artist Rihanna also enjoyed the chaos. After the game, ‘RiRi’ took pictures with some of Germany’s players...
Via Blog Surface
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger helped comfort Argentina's Javier Mascherano

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger helped comfort Argentina's Javier Mascherano yesterday...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How Sabella’s Tactical Changes Played Right Into the Hands of Germany

And so it finally happened! 120 minutes on the 13th of July 2014; 120 minutes in the famous Maracana Stadium; 120 minutes to determine the World Champions; 120 minutes to change soccer players into legends. …and what a tense 120 minutes it turned out to be as a total of 36 fouls were made. With seven goals conceded between both teams before kick-off, this was always going to be...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Why German Midfielder Toni Kroos is the Unsung Hero of World Cup 2014

During the World Cup 2014 at Brazil, it has become more evident that Germany’s new maestro is Toni Kroos. Bastian Schweinsteiger is still a vital component in the team’s offensive configurations. Sami Khedira has proven that he is still Germany’s best defensive anchor in midfield, while Mesut Özil – despite a disappointing World Cup campaign – still has Joachim Löw...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Key Tactical Change By Joachim Löw Turns Germany’s World Cup Hopes Around

Just a week ago, Germany appeared to be struggling. The highly-touted side had struggled in a Round of 16 match against Algeria after having been exposed at various times during the Group stage. The problems for Germany earlier in the tournament included playing a high line, seeing its backline beaten for pace against Algeria and Ghana, and some breakdowns in communication in midfield...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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