1. Why Xabi Alonso Red Card May Prove Champions League Blessing for Bayern Munich

    Bayern Munich had a false start in their race to the 2015 Champions League final on Tuesday when they were held to a scoreless draw against Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 13,670 reads 65 comments

  2. Cologne Set Example for Bundesliga by Disowning Hooligan Fan Group

    Anyone who tuned in late to Borussia Monchengladbach 's 1-0 win against Cologne last weekend may have mistaken what they saw for a weird spinoff of Breaking Bad ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 3,039 reads 6 comments

  3. Bayern Munich Hit Peak Form at the Right Time Ahead of Champions League Showdown

    Bayern Munich made it two wins on the bounce on Saturday, as they hammered Hamburg, 8-0, at the Allianz Arena...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 8,511 reads 120 comments

  4. Bayern Munich vs. Hamburg: Team News, Predicted Line-Ups, Live Stream, TV Info

    On Saturday, Bayern Munich look to build some form and confidence ahead of next week's Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk as they take on Hamburg in the Bundesliga ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 2,492 reads 2 comments

  5. Arrogant and World-Class: How Kevin De Bruyne Has Grown into His Wolfsburg Role

    A year-and-a-half after joining Wolfsburg, Kevin De Bruyne has become a superstar of the Bundesliga. Once cast away by Jose Mourinho as surplus to requirements at Chelsea , the ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 7,276 reads 27 comments

  6. Why Mario Gotze and Robert Lewandowski Are Underperforming for Bayern Munich

    Two seasons ago, Bayern Munich were Champions League winners. In each of the last two summers, they've managed to sign a superstar from their opponents for the final at Wembley: Mario ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 17,600 reads 90 comments

  7. Robben and Alaba Prove Bayern Munich Are a Cut Above the Rest of the Bundesliga

    Can Xabi Alonso and Bastian Schweinsteiger play together? It's a question that has been circling the media in Germany as of late...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 4,957 reads 27 comments

  8. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Ban Highlights Need for Global Consistency

    On Monday, the German FA (DFB) threw the proverbial book at Klaas-Jan Huntelaar , suspending the Dutch striker for six Bundesliga games in response to a particularly vicious action last weekend that could hardly be defined as a tackle...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 2,802 reads 6 comments

  9. Borussia Dortmund's Demise a Matter of Psychology, Not Tactics

    Borussia Dortmund sunk to another dire defeat on Wednesday night, falling 1-0 at home to Augsburg in one of their worst performances of a miserable season...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 5,184 reads 56 comments

  10. Bayern Munich Rattled Again as Schalke Take Fight to Guardiola's Team

    Just last week, Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke opined that Bundesliga teams had lost their will to fight against Bayern Munich's hegemony of the German league...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 10,242 reads 59 comments

  11. Wolfsburg Make Statement in Exposing Familiar Flaws for Bayern Munich

    On Friday evening, Bayern Munich traveled to the Volkswagen Arena having conceded just four goals in the first half of the Bundesliga season, a record in the German top flight...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 12,839 reads 82 comments

  12. Franck Ribery Injury Hands Mario Gotze Another Chance at Bayern Munich

    Bayern Munich were dealt a big blow on Thursday when it was revealed that star winger Franck Ribery had sustained a muscular injury...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 5,032 reads 16 comments

  13. Wolfsburg vs Bayern Munich: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Bundesliga Game

    Those looking forward to seeing the Bundesliga's top-two teams meet in the second round of the campaign will not have long to wait...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 2,313 reads 5 comments

  14. Why Bayern Munich Need a New Plan B for Pep Guardiola

    One of the greatest criticisms of Pep Guardiola during his time at Barcelona was that he lacked a "Plan B...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 8,279 reads 52 comments

  15. 5 Amazing Franck Ribery Stats No One Talks About

    As the second round of the 2014-15 Bundesliga campaign draws nearer, Bayern Munich fans will be eager to see the return of a fully fit Franck Ribery ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 6,677 reads 27 comments

  16. Setting out Pep Guardiola's Best Bayern Munich Midfield Setup for Rest of Season

    Bayern Munich are well into their preparations for the second half of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season and, as it stands, Pep Guardiola is set to welcome back several injured players in the coming weeks and months, particularly in the midfield area...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 9,157 reads 49 comments

  17. How Bayern Munich and Bundesliga Would Benefit from Financial Deregulation

    For almost 15 years, one of the biggest factors setting the German Bundesliga and other top European football leagues apart is the strict regulation of the finances of its clubs...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 7,507 reads 61 comments

  18. 3 Things Bayern Munich Should Test in Friendly with VfL Bochum

    Bayern Munich take on 2. Bundesliga side Bochum on Friday in the Bavarian giants' first friendly match since returning to Germany from their winter training camp in Doha, Qatar...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 6 months ago 3,192 reads 4 comments

  19. Why Bayern Munich Should Reconsider Winter Training Camp Venue

    Bayern Munich returned to Germany on Saturday after an eight-day training camp in Doha, Qatar. This January marked the fourth consecutive year the Bavarians completed their post-holiday ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 6,144 reads 50 comments

  20. Why Mitchell Weiser Was Bayern Munich's Biggest Winner from Doha Winter Camp

    Bayern Munich returned to Germany following their winter training camp in Doha, Qatar last weekend. The German giants spent eight days in the Arabian peninsula state, which in recent years has become their Middle Eastern home away from home...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 3,880 reads 15 comments

  21. 5 Most Surprising Bundesliga Stars so Far This Season

    The 2014-15 Bundesliga campaign has brought many surprises thus far, particularly as some traditional clubs have struggled and underdogs find themselves flying high as of the midseason break...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 9,070 reads 20 comments

  22. Bayern Munich Fans Should Be More Excited About Julian Brandt Than Sinan Kurt

    By now, Bayern Munich are well into their preparations for the long-term future, once the likes of longstanding stars of the club Philipp Lahm , Bastian Schweinsteiger , Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben retire...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 5,897 reads 13 comments

  23. Reschke Is Wrong: Bayern Munich Are Like Chelsea, but That's OK

    Last week, Pierre Hojbjerg extended his Bayern Munich contract to 2018 before joining Augsburg on loan. His was the latest in what appears to be a systematic method of the German record ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 7,868 reads 27 comments

  24. Why Shaqiri Is the Most Disappointing Player for Bayern Munich so Far in 2014/15

    When Xherdan Shaqiri joined Bayern Munich in July of 2012, he was seen as the club's next great attacking midfielder, the heir to Franck Ribery . Then 20 years of age, the €11...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 4,339 reads 13 comments

  25. Youth-Transfer Restrictions Would Benefit Bayern Munich and German Football

    Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl hit out at Bayern Munich's policy of signing teenage talents on Thursday, causing a bit of a stir in the German and international press...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 7 months ago 8,828 reads 40 comments