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Bayern doctor Mueller-Wohlfahrt steps down after Porto loss

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt is stepping down after almost four decades at the club. Bayern lost 3-1 at Porto in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday and news agency dpa quotes Mueller-Wohlfahrt as saying in a statement Thursday that the club's ''medical department was made primarily responsible for the defeat...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola insists Bayern can overturn deficit against Porto

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insists his side are not going to raise the white flag and accept elimination from the Champions League without a fight in the second leg of their quarter-final tie with Porto. Bayern will need to overturn a 3-1 deficit if they are to claim a fourth straight semi-final appearance after suffering a shock defeat in Portugal on Wednesday night. The...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Emotions running high as Bundesliga nears end of season

BERLIN (AP) With the Bundesliga headed to a conclusion, the coaching changes have been coming steadily. Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp has decided to call it a day after seven years in charge, and Hamburg re-appointed former coach Bruno Labbadia in a desperate attempt to stave off the club's first relegation. Only six games remain with a host of clubs battling the drop. Meanwhile...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich favored against FC Porto despite injuries

PORTO, Portugal (AP) Even without a handful of players, Bayern Munich will be favored when it faces FC Porto on Wednesday in the Champions League quarterfinals. The German powerhouse travels to Portugal as a five-time tournament champion and a finalist in two of the last three seasons. Porto has won the trophy twice and is unbeaten in the competition this season, but is into the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern's Ribery and Schweinsteiger to miss Champions League clash

Bayern Munich have confirmed that neither Bastian Schweinsteiger nor Franck Ribery will return in time for their Champions League clash with Porto this week. The German champions travel to Portugal for Wednesday night's quarter-final first-leg match at Estadio do Dragao without two of their key players. Vice-captain Schweinsteiger missed last Wednesday's DFB-Pokal quarter-final victory...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United planning stunning swoop for Bayern Munich star duo

Manchester United have been informed that Bayern Munich duo, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Robert Lewandowski could be available, according to the Daily Star. Schweinsteiger is not an automatic selection on the Bundesliga champions squad and could be lured to join United ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewandowski fires Bayern closer to title; Gladbach sink Dortmund

A double from Robert Lewandowski fired injury-hit Bayern Munich to three points defeating Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 and taking one step closer to the league championship. Lewandowski struck either side of the break as Bayern sat comfortably in second gear with their Polish striker continuing his superb run of form for the champions. Josep Guardiola's side was coming out of a grueling...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich in critical situation due to massive injury toll, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says Bayern Munich massive injury toll has left his squad in a “critical position.” Although Bayern have had a relatively easy time with German opposition and currently hold a comfortable ten-point advantage over second place Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga table, they will embark on a trip to Portugal next week to restart their UEFA Champions League campaign against...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola: Bayern's injury situation 'critical' ahead of busy schedule

MUNICH -- Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says his team's injury situation is ''critical, very critical'' ahead of the Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt and the Champions League quarterfinal game against FC Porto. Guardiola spoke after defender Mehdi Benatia was ruled out for up to four weeks with a hamstring injury. Wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery and midfielders...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pep Guardiola says Bayern injury situation is 'critical'

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says his team's injury situation is ''critical, very critical'' ahead of the Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt and the Champions League quarterfinal game against FC Porto. Guardiola spoke after defender Mehdi Benatia was ruled out for up to four weeks with a hamstring injury. Wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery and midfielders...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern's Schweinsteiger to miss cup tie vs. Leverkusen

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss the German Cup quarterfinal against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday because of an ankle injury. Schweinsteiger was hurt in Bayern's 1-0 Bundesliga victory over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says Schweinsteiger ''definitely won't play.'' The cup holder is already without wingers Franck...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury-hit Bayern lose Schweinsteiger for cup quarterfinal

Bayern Munich will be without midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger for their German Cup quarter-final against Bayer Leverkusen as he has failed to recover from an ankle injury. The Germany captain limped off after 58 minutes of the 1-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday. "Bastian Schweinsteiger is not going to be there, definitely not," coach Pep Guardiola...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger joins list of Bayern injured

MUNICH, Germany (AP) Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger could miss the German Cup quarterfinal against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday because of an ankle injury. Schweinsteiger was injured in Bayern's 1-0 Bundesliga victory over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. Bayern says a decision on whether Schweinsteiger can play in Leverkusen will be made on Tuesday. The cup holder...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich tighten screws on lead, defeat rival Borussia Dortmund

DORTMUND --   A commanding performance from Bayern Munich re-opened a 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga as the German champions recorded their second consecutive win beating rival Borussia Dortmund 1-0 on Saturday night.   Robert Lewandowski scored his seventh goal in seven matches to bring to an end Dortmund's recent resurgence of seven matches without defeat. The gap...
Via Fox Sports
13 days 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
28 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
28 days ago  |  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

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
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