1. Is Bayern Munich Sufficiently Prepared to Contend for the Treble?

    FC Bayern has made some good additions to their squad. After a disastrous 2010-11 according to their standards, is Bayern prepared to return to the highs of 2009-2010? I will present ...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about 3 years ago 1,162 reads 7 comments

  2. FC Bayern: Heynckes Starts off with a Plan; Usami to Arrive on Loan.

    What every Bayern supporter at the moment would want is a new centre-back. That dream might not be fulfilled; for the moment listening to Jupp Heynckes will have to be the alternative...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about 3 years ago 487 reads 0 comments

  3. FC Bayern Munich: A Lot to Look Forward to Next Season

    As the news filtered through, I felt shattered. This week, Bayern officially announced that their association with Miroslav Klose, now a Lazio striker, was over. The news came about six months after Mark Van Bommel walked out of the Sabener Strasse...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about 3 years ago 1,773 reads 23 comments

  4. FC Bayern Munich: The Final Weekend

    If the Bayern website is anything to go by, Thomas Kraft and Hamit Altintop will be receiving a bouquet of flowers tomorrow...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about 3 years ago 746 reads 8 comments

  5. FC Bayern: A Week of Anxiety as Bayern Takes on a 'Beatable Side'

    When Bayern takes to the pitch this week, they will be taking on one of the beatable sides. St.Pauli, destined for relegation and with close to no chances of survival, will take on Bayern at the Millerntor Stadium...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about 3 years ago 352 reads 10 comments

  6. FC Bayern Munich: Champions League Hopes Dangling by a Thread.

    The 1-1 draw against Frankfurt was the right result. You read that right: against a relegation favourite a '1-1 draw' was the right result. Yet, I tend to remain delusional...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 436 reads 2 comments

  7. FC Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer's Tears, Preview Against Eintracht Frankfurt

    It's all but confirmed. Manuel Neuer will be standing between the posts at Bayern next season. He fought hard to choke back his tears as he announced to the press at Gelsenkirchen that he will not be extending his contract...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,214 reads 6 comments

  8. FC Bayern 5-1 Bayer Leverkusen: An Extremely Unexpected and Excellent Scoreline.

    "Bayern took most of their chances today." This is the sentence that has not even once been used this season. Today, for the first time this season, Bayern did so and took down second-placed Leverkusen in style...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 619 reads 8 comments

  9. FC Bayern: Life After Louis Van Gaal—Preview Against Bayer Leverkusen.

    The performances have been disappointing. Some of the fans have turned their backs on Uli Hoeness. Some want to see a local lad in Thomas Kraft survive and stay on at Bayern. Some don't want to cheer on a Gelsenkirchen lad in Munich...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 4,280 reads 10 comments

  10. UEFA Champions League: Schalke 04 Makes Germany Proud

    A finalist in 2010, and now a semifinalist in 2011. German football is seemingly on the rise. Considering that the team in this year's semifinals is not called Bayern, the Bundesliga is surely on the rise in Europe...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,604 reads 30 comments

  11. FC Bayern Munich: Derby Weekend and Uli Hoeness' Legacy

    To start off, there really isn't much to say about the Gladbach match. The match was boring and had very little for the highlight reels. Bayern scored a goal through Arjen Robben in the 78th minute...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 378 reads 6 comments

  12. FC Bayern Munich: Toni Extends; Gladbach Pays a Visit.

    Bayern Munich has been linked with hundreds of players since Jupp Heynckes 's unveiling. Rumour has it that the new Bayern boss will have €60 million to spend on new defenders, and perhaps even a keeper...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 539 reads 0 comments

  13. FC Bayern Munich: Jupp Heynckes Returns for a Third Stint as Head Coach.

    Before, I move on to the story that everyone wants to hear, I want to look back at the Freiburg game. Freiburg 1-2 Bayern Bayern was convincingly outplayed during some stages of the match...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 407 reads 18 comments

  14. FC Bayern Munich: They Will Either Make You Scream or Shatter You Beyond Belief.

    I have seen Bayern lose many games. I saw them lose control under Juergen Klinsmann and fall into a huge ditch as they crashed to Barcelona in the 2008 Champions League. The result that night was 4-0...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,039 reads 29 comments

  15. Champions League Second Leg Preview: FC Bayern Munchen vs. Inter Milan

    Inter beat Bayern convincingly in the final of the 2010 Champions League. They have to repeat similar heroics if they are to overturn a 0-1 deficit from the first leg...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 777 reads 17 comments

  16. Louis Van Gaal: His Story at Bayern Munich and Reflections on His Departure

    Louis Van Gaal is certainly not the most loved person in the world. Neither is Uli Hoeness. Hoeness, the president of FC Bayern Munchen rarely sees eye to eye with Louis Van Gaal...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,562 reads 25 comments

  17. Moans of a Disgruntled Bayern Fan and Thoughts on the Upcoming Hanover Game

    Every league has a certain amount of inevitability to it. Barcelona will surely win the Spanish La Liga this season while Real Madrid will continue their pursuit of the title till the end of the season...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 451 reads 13 comments

  18. FC Bayern Munich: Aftermath of the Defeat to Dortmund and a German Cup Tie

    Louis Van Gaal's stubbornness saw Bayern lose 1-3 to Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena despite having the ball to themselves 70 percent of the time...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  19. FC Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund: Match Preview

    A victory over Inter was unexpected; Bayern accomplished that. Can Bayern beat Borussia Dortmund ? Dortmund's progress is very important for the Bundesliga's progress in Europe...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,028 reads 6 comments

  20. Champions League Inter Milan 0-1 FC Bayern Munich: 10 Observations and Thoughts

    A game which ebbed and flowed and saw a tonne of chances go begging saw Bayern come away with a victory thanks to an 89th minute strike from Mario Gomez. My Thoughts and Observations 1) Thomas Kraft might just have a real future in Munich...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 640 reads 6 comments

  21. UEFA Champions League Preview: Inter Milan Vs FC Bayern Munchen

    Venue : Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), Milan May 22, 2010, will remain an unforgettable day for Inter and Bayern supporters alike, but for very different reasons...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 1,046 reads 2 comments

  22. FC Bayern Munich: Bring On Mainz!

    When Mainz defeated Bayern in 2009, the board knew something had to change. (They realized by then that Louis Van Gaal was no good.) So, they signed the Dutch ace Arjen Robben from Real Madrid...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 297 reads 14 comments

  23. FC Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen: FCB Win, More Internal Troubles

    When Per Mertesacker scored a lovely goal past the entire Bayern defence, a Bayern fan could be forgiven for thinking that another away loss was in the cards. Bayern has the best home form in the Bundesliga...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 385 reads 3 comments

  24. Bayern Munich News: German Cup Semifinal, Clash Against Werder Bremen and More

    Bayern Munich won two games in a row this week as they booked a spot in the German Cup semifinal. Borussia Dortmund drew against Stuttgart and Bayern made up some lost ground...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 418 reads 7 comments

  25. FC Bayern: Title Almost Out Of Reach, FCK Looking To Do a Double-Over

    Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Bayern started off with a flash after the winter break, scoring against Wolfsburg in the seventh minute. Thomas Mueller opened the scoring without knowing too much about the goal...

    Samrin Hasib Written by Samrin Hasib about over 3 years ago 212 reads 5 comments