FC Bayern Munich http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29601/all en Football: Mandzukic claims brace as Bayern dismiss Mainz http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-mandzukic-claims-brace-bayern-dismiss-mainz-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bayern Munich picked up their 16th win in 20 Bundesliga matches on Saturday to maintain their stranglehold on the German league as Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scored twice in a 3-0 win at Mainz.</p> <p>Bayern had lost on two of their last three visits to Mainz, but this time the league leaders made their dominance of possession count at the Coface Arena.</p> <p>"That was a very important win with regards to the title," said Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes.</p> <p>"We knew it wouldn't be an easy game and we prepared thoroughly for it."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-mandzukic-claims-brace-bayern-dismiss-mainz-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 02:30:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744288 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Bayern warm up for Arsenal with Wolfsburg win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/football-bayern-warm-arsenal-wolfsburg-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bayern Munich went 18 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga on Friday with a 2-0 victory at VfL Wolfsburg as they move ever closer to the German title.</p> <p>With Tuesday's trip to Arsenal looming in the Champions League last-16, first-leg tie, Bayern did enough to see off 12th-placed Wolfsburg without picking up injuries.</p> <p>It was Munich's 18th win from 22 matches and with second-placed Borussia Dortmund hosting Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, Bayern took the chance to further extend their massive lead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/football-bayern-warm-arsenal-wolfsburg-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Bayern FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany Human Interest AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:01:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757204 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Martinez fit for Arsenal, says Bayern's Heynckes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/football-martinez-fit-arsenal-says-bayerns-heynckes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez is set to face Arsenal in Tuesday's Champions League clash, coach Jupp Heynckes said on Sunday, after the Spain star recovered from a foot injury.</p> <p>The 24-year-old sat out Bayern's 2-0 Bundesliga win at VfL Wolfsburg on Friday with a heavily bruised big toe, but having trained over the weekend, is expected to play in the last 16, first-leg clash at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.</p> <p>"As things stand at the moment, it looks really good. He is available again," said Heynckes ahead of Monday morning's flight to London.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/football-martinez-fit-arsenal-says-bayerns-heynckes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany Human Interest AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:30:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758099 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ramsey warns wounded Arsenal ahead of Bayern clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/football-ramsey-warns-wounded-arsenal-ahead-bayern-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has urged his team to learn from their previous mistakes as they bid to resurrect a stuttering season against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.</p> <p>The prospect of an eighth consecutive season without silverware swam sharply into focus at the weekend when Arsenal were eliminated from the FA Cup by second-tier Blackburn Rovers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/football-ramsey-warns-wounded-arsenal-ahead-bayern-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arsène Wenger Association football FC Bayern Munich Technology AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 01:30:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758598 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bayern's Heynckes gives Arsenal little reason to hope http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-bayerns-heynckes-gives-arsenal-little-reason-hope <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Martyn Herman</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes urged caution after a 3-1 win at Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday but offered few reasons for the London club to harbour hopes of a comeback.</p> <p>His side have been irresistible since late October and have now gone 19 matches unbeaten in all competitions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-bayerns-heynckes-gives-arsenal-little-reason-hope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760583 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Munich launches bid to host Euro 2020 matches http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/soccer-munich-launches-bid-host-euro-2020-matches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Bavaria, its capital Munich and Bayern Munich launched a joint bid on Thursday to host Euro 2020 soccer matches at the club's Allianz Arena.</p> <p>The plans will be unveiled at a news conference later on Thursday.</p> <p>"The issue of the news conference will be the official candidacy of the state of Bavaria, the city of Munich and Bayern Munich with the Allianz Arena for games of the European championship of 2020," the bidders said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/soccer-munich-launches-bid-host-euro-2020-matches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Bayern Munich Munich States of Germany Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761988 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Buoyant Bayern eyeing European success - Ribery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/football-buoyant-bayern-eyeing-european-success-ribery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Franck Ribery is confident that Bayern Munich can go all the way to the Champions League title this year, assessing in an interview published on Thursday that the current side is the best he has experienced.</p> <p>"It's the best Bayern team I've played in," the 29-year-old France midfielder was quoted as saying by the German daily Bild. "We're stronger than we've been for a long time."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/football-buoyant-bayern-eyeing-european-success-ribery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany Franck Ribery AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:16:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762040 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Coca-Cola refreshes deal with Bayern Munich to 2016 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/soccer-coca-cola-refreshes-deal-bayern-munich-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S. soft drinks company Coca-Cola have extended their 45-year sponsorship deal with Bayern Munich by another three years, the duo said on Monday, underlining the financial health of the German club.</p> <p>No financial details of the agreement were released but the deal will further aid the Bavarian club who are expecting another bumper financial year after posting their best financial results in 112 years with a profit of 11.1 million euros ($14.61 million) for the 2011/12 fiscal year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/soccer-coca-cola-refreshes-deal-bayern-munich-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany Sport in Germany Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:15:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765834 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Bayern's Ribery ruled out of Arsenal clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130311/football-bayerns-ribery-ruled-out-arsenal-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bayern Munich will be without France wing Franck Ribery for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, second leg tie after he sprained ligaments in his left ankle.</p> <p>Bayern hold a 3-1 lead from the first leg in north London three weeks ago and Ribery's place on the left wing at Munich's Allianz Arena will most likely be filled by Dutch star Arjen Robben, who has overcome a calf injury.</p> <p>Having scored a goal in Saturday's 3-2 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf, Ribery picked up the injury in the home victory which left Bayern 20 points clear in the Bundesliga.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130311/football-bayerns-ribery-ruled-out-arsenal-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Bayern FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany AFP Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:46:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5779682 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday, March 12 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-monday-march-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>SOCCER</p> <p>Champions League last 16 second leg</p> <p>Barcelona v AC Milan</p> <p>Schalke 04 v Galatasaray</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-monday-march-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Tour FC Bayern Munich Indian Wells Masters Rafael Nadal Religion Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:15:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5779720 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Arsenal can win in Munich, insists Wenger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/football-arsenal-can-win-munich-insists-wenger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Arsene Wenger has said Arsenal must draw on all their European experience in their bid to over-turn a 3-1 first-leg deficit and beat Bayern Munich in Wednesday's Champions League last 16 clash.</p> <p>Hosts Bayern are overwhelming favourites for the second leg at Munich's Allianz Arena after their comfortable win at Emirates Stadium three weeks ago.</p> <p>Wenger's side arrive in Munich needing to score at three times and are bidding to avoid losing in the Round of 16 of the Champions League for the third year running.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/football-arsenal-can-win-munich-insists-wenger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in France AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:32:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781735 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Bayern Munich v Arsenal starting line-ups http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/football-bayern-munich-v-arsenal-starting-line-ups <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Starting line-ups in the Champions League last 16 second-leg match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday:</p> <p>Bayern Munich (GER)</p> <p>Manuel Neuer; Philipp Lahm (capt), Daniel Van Buyten, Dante, David Alaba; Luiz Gustavo, Javi Martinez; Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos, Arjen Robben; Mario Mandzukic</p> <p>Manager: Jupp Heynckes</p> <p>Arsenal (ENG)</p> <p>Lukasz Fabianski; Carl Jenkinson, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny, Kieran Gibbs; Mikel Arteta (capt), Aaron Ramsey; Theo Walcott, Tomas Rosicky, Santi Cazorla; Olivier Giroud</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/football-bayern-munich-v-arsenal-starting-line-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:16:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782588 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313-32 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Bayern Munich qualify for Champions League quarter-finals</p> <p>ps/pi</p> FC Bayern Munich Football in Germany States of Germany AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 22:01:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782761 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Football: Champions League quarter-final draw - Bayern Munich (GER) v Juventus (ITA)</p> <p>ak/phz</p> FC Bayern Munich Sport in Germany States of Germany AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:45:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5784372 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barcelona draw PSG in Champions League quarters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/football-barcelona-draw-psg-champions-league-quarters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Champions League favourites Barcelona will play big-spending Paris Saint-Germain in the pick of the quarter-final matches after the draw was held in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday.</p> <p>Last year's losing finalists Bayern Munich, will play the first-leg at home against Italian giants Juventus, while record nine-time champions Real Madrid will take on a Galatasaray team attempting to become the first side from Turkey to lift the trophy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/football-barcelona-draw-psg-champions-league-quarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business FC Bayern Munich States of Germany AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:46:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5784376 at http://www.globalpost.com