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Beckenbauer expecting Reus departure

Franz Beckenbauer has reignited Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus row, claiming the forward will soon exit Signal Iduna […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer risks Dortmund wrath by talking about Reus move

Honorary Bayern Munich president Franz Beckenbauer believes that Marco Reus will leave Borussia Dortmund in 2015 for either his side or "a big club" like Manchester United or Real Madrid. The Bavarians have been heavily linked with a move for the 25-year-old, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge strongly suggesting that the Bundesliga champions could look to activate...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: German legend Franz Beckenbauer disregards Ghana threat, says Germany will walk over Group G opponents

German legend Franz BeckenbauerBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGerman legend Franz Beckenbauer is bullish over the chances of his country at the 2014 World Cup, insisting Ghana will pose no significant threat to their progress in Brazil.The three time winners are considered to be in one of the toughest groups at the upcoming finals having been drawn against Ghana, Portugal...
Via Ghanasoccernet
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United target Toni Kroos warned not to hold Bayern Munich hostage

Negotiations for Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos are “going through the roof,” says Bayern’s Honorary President Franz Beckenbauer. Kroos has been linked with a to Manchester United, and it’s no secret that United Manager David Moyes is very keen on signing the 24-year-old. Beckenbauer, a legend of German football, advised Toni Kroos not to hold the club to ransom. ...
Via The Sports Bank
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer sees Germany joy

Franz Beckenbauer claims the success of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund means Germany are on course to win next year's World Cup. Beckenbauer, the president of Bayern Munich, says England and other countries can learn from Germany's drive to promote its youth players into its top club sides. The all-German Champions League final at Wembley is an outcome of the decision...
Via Fox Soccer
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tactical Analysis: A Look At The 3-5-2 Formation

Beckenbauer… One of the innovators of the 3-5-2 formation. In 1986, Carlos Bilardo of Argentina and Franz Beckenbauer of West Germany came up with a new formation, namely 3-5-2, which was quickly accepted by many experts all around the world. Using the advantages of the system, they led their teams to the final matches of WC 86 and WC 90 respectively. The idea of fighting in the...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer perplexed by Germany exit

Franz Beckenbauer blamed a "lifeless" first half for Germany's Euro 2012 semi-final exit to Italy on Thursday night. A Mario Balotelli double before half-time stunned Joachim Low's side, who had gone into the match as favourites after winning their past 14 competitive matches. Mesut Ozil pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in injury-time of an improved second...
Via Fox Soccer
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer against scrapping penalty shootouts

Franz Beckenbauer says deadlocked matches should continue to be decided with penalty-kick shootouts. Beckenbauer Beck, who is the former Bayern captain and the head of FIFA Task Force to improve football for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, says the shootouts ''bring emotions into play and are a lot more attractive than the toss of a coin, for example.'' Beckenbauer...
Via AP on Fox
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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