1. 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 6 months ago 5,229 reads 9 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 498 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 10,370 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 2,051 reads 12 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 1,252 reads 5 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 1,782 reads 7 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 1,498 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 2,336 reads 30 comments

  9. 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...

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  10. 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 6 months ago 4,722 reads 18 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 3,386 reads 19 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 8,159 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 1,555 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 4,494 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 921 reads 2 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 1,155 reads 2 comments

  17. Bayern Munich's Recycled Kit Shows the Club Are Anything but Plastic

    Bayern Munich are the defending German champions—a position they have found themselves in a record 26 times...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 1,083 reads 2 comments

  18. Goal Drought or Return to Normal for Bayern's Raumdeuter Thomas Muller?

    "Muller always plays." The phrase, uttered by Louis van Gaal back in 2010, per Focus (in German), has been true for Thomas Muller since he established himself in the ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 1,632 reads 13 comments

  19. Unpicking Bayern Munich's Problems at the Back That Could Cost Them Dear

    "We defend as a team" is what you hear from most footballers these days. If that is true, then everyone from Robert Lewandowski down to Manuel Neuer in the Bayern Munich squad needs to be looking at what they are doing wrong...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 3,302 reads 16 comments

  20. Time for Carlo Ancelotti to Make Thiago Alcantara Bayern's Anchorman

    "We need to improve on our structure, how we are in possession of the ball, so that we are better positioned to avoid counter-attacks," Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels told ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 7,156 reads 7 comments

  21. 'Coco' Show Carlo Ancelotti Benefit of Pace and Width to Bayern Munich

    Come on, fellas, make your minds up! Mats Hummels confidently stated to kicker he had found Bayern Munich's UEFA Champions League win at PSV Eindhoven " quite honestly ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 2,310 reads 15 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Importance of New Deals for Robben, Ribery and Lewandowski

    Robert Lewandowski, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben have been synonymous with the overwhelming, almost obscene success of Bayern Munich in recent times...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 3,086 reads 8 comments

  23. Ancelotti's Golden-Oldie Philosophy Keeps Bayern Munich Purring

    Bayern 's 3-1 victory over Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday may not have raised many eyebrows: Robert Lewandowski got back to scoring ways after a five-game drought, but ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 2,204 reads 9 comments

  24. Bayern Munich's Coman Conundrum: What to Do with Kingsley?

    You have to wonder what was going through Kingsley Coman 's mind when Renato Sanches, his Bayern Munich team-mate, was this week named 2016's Golden Boy—the award given to Europe's outstanding under-21 player...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 4,399 reads 12 comments

  25. 5 Lessons from Bayern Munich's Win over Augsburg

    You may think there is not much to be learned from a midweek, early-round DFB-Pokal game other than there are a lot of teams that have chosen green—fluorescent in FC Augsburg's case—as the colour for their away kits...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 7 months ago 1,817 reads 5 comments