1. Sanches, Vidal and Thiago Offer a Sizzling Midfield Option for Bayern Munich

    It is perhaps only natural that it has taken some time, but Carlo Ancelotti slowly but surely is forming the idea of what his best Bayern Munich lineup looks like...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 1 day ago 1,444 reads 4 comments

  2. Making a Mia San Mia Future: Bayern Munich's Youth Revolution

    Quiz question: the last Bayern Munich youth-academy player to establish himself in the first team? David Alaba, debut February 2010. And Austria Vienna may dispute his status as a Bayern academy graduate given he was with them until he was 16...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 2 days ago 8,112 reads 16 comments

  3. Carlo Ancelotti Can Give Pep Guardiola's Pretty Bayern Munich a Sharper Edge

    "I would say that Bayern have never played more beautifully than under Pep," said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge , Bayern Munich CEO, per Welt am Sonntag (h/t Sport Bild ; in German)...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 5 days ago 1,797 reads 5 comments

  4. Bayern Munich's Tactical Tweak Flicks Switch On Thomas Muller

    What do you get if you add four, two, three and one? A 3-1 win, it seems. For the first time since taking over at Bayern Munich in the summer, Carlo Ancelotti abandoned his 4-3-3 ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 8 days ago 5,418 reads 7 comments

  5. The Reasons Behind Robert Lewandowski's Bayern Munich Dip

    Strikers should not be measured on goals alone is the modern-day maxim. The man providing your most significant threat to opponents is supposed to be so much more than an out-and-out goalscorer...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 9 days ago 5,088 reads 9 comments

  6. Picking a Best Bayern Munich XI Using 1 Player of Each Nationality

    Things are not going smoothly for Carlo Ancelotti right now, despite having a wealth of talent at his disposal, so we thought we'd attempt to lighten the mood with a bit of fantasy football, picking a Bayern Munich ultimate XI—with a twist...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 10 days ago 423 reads 0 comments

  7. Pep Was Never Loved in Munich; Ancelotti's Bayern Showing He Should've Been

    It's the line he'd probably like to have back and one that, if Bayern Munich aren't careful, he could struggle to live down. "Bayern will win the Bundesliga without even taking their hands out their pockets," manager Carlo Ancelotti said ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 12 days ago 10,136 reads 11 comments

  8. Uli Hoeness, the Return of Mr. Bayern Munich Can Only Be Good for the Club

    Prison is supposed to rehabilitate you, to make you see the error of your ways. On Friday, Uli Hoeness promised the more than 7,000 members of Bayern Munich who had just re-elected him as the club's president that he had done so...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 13 days ago 1,985 reads 12 comments

  9. Franck Ribery, Bayern Munich Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has signed a one-year contract extension at the Allianz Arena to take him into his 11th season at the club...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 14 days ago 1,186 reads 5 comments

  10. Leverkusen Show Carlo Ancelotti Work to Be Done at Bayern Munich

    " Everyone had expected that we wouldn't enjoy a handsome win today, but that we would have to earn it by working ," said goalkeeper Manuel Neuer per Bayern Munich's official website (in German)...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 14 days ago 1,765 reads 7 comments

  11. Leadership, Class and Medals Make Philipp Lahm Ideal for Bayern Munich Boardroom

    "Philipp Lahm is perhaps the most intelligent player I have ever trained in my career. He is at another level...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 15 days ago 1,359 reads 3 comments

  12. Rostov Loss Must Act as a Wake-Up Call for Bayern Munich's Faltering Players

    If you are a Bayern Munich fan, you might want to look away now. "On Wednesday evening, FC Bayern under the aegis of Carlo Ancelotti reached its low point so far: 2-3 in Rostov—a disgrace...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 16 days ago 2,313 reads 30 comments

  13. What's Wrong with Bayern Munich?

    Bayern Munich have had a rough time of late, and their shock defeat to Rostov means they won't finish top of their Champions League group. In the video above, we look at the stats behind the Bundesliga champions' poor form...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 17 days ago 621 reads 6 comments

  14. Bayern Munich's David Alaba Is so Much More Than the World's Best Left-Back

    The Alaba family has a habit of coming first; dad George was the first black gardesoldat in the Austrian army, mother Gina is a former Miss Philippines, and then there's David...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 19 days ago 3,130 reads 18 comments

  15. Defeat at Dortmund Shows Work Carlo Ancelotti Still Has at Bayern Munich

    "But it's good for the league. It's what everyone has been wishing for," said Philipp Lahm, per Kicker ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 21 days ago 3,373 reads 19 comments

  16. Where Did It All Go Wrong for Mario Gotze at Bayern Munich?

    When Bayern Munich make the 600-kilometre journey to North Rhine-Westphalia for Der Klassiker with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday afternoon, they will find a familiar face there to greet them in the shape of Mario Gotze ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 23 days ago 7,242 reads 12 comments

  17. Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels: The Road to Bayern Munich Via Dortmund

    When Bayern Munich line up at Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park for Saturday's Klassiker in the Bundesliga, the camera will linger for just a little longer on two ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 24 days ago 1,491 reads 6 comments

  18. Joshua Kimmich: The Origins of Bayern Munich's Next Superstar

    Hailing from the German town of Rottweil, the Swabian town that gave its name to the powerful, tenacious dog, perhaps it is little surprise to find those qualities in Joshua Kimmich...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 28 days ago 4,141 reads 7 comments

  19. Kingsley Coman Injury: Bayern Munich Winger Injures Knee, Ankle on France Duty

    Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman will be out until the new year with knee and ankle injuries suffered in training with his national team at their base, Clairefontaine, France...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 29 days ago 878 reads 2 comments

  20. Bayern Munich's Backroom Boys: The Men Behind Carlo Ancelotti

    Two Italians, a pair of Germans and an Englishman might sound like the start of a joke, but the punchline the combination provides at the Allianz Arena is no laughing matter for Bayern Munich's opponents...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 30 days ago 1,103 reads 2 comments