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German soccer federation to honor Jupp Heynckes

Berlin, Sep 3 (EFE).- Jupp Heynckes, who retired from coaching after guiding Bayern Munich to three titles last season, is to be honored with the Fair Play award, the German soccer federation, or DFB, said Tuesday. "Last season, he showed in an impressive way that success and fair play go hand in hand for him," DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach said of the 68-year-old Heynckes. Bayern won the Bundesliga, German cup and Champions League titles in the 2012-2013 campaign.

Football: Heynckes wishes Guardiola Bayern success

Jupp Heynckes has wished his replacement as Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola "as much success as I had" in an interview in the German press on Sunday. "I will be thrilled if Bayern again win the league and Champions League," Heynckes, who guided Bayern to an historic triple last season, told Kicker. He believes that in Guardiola Bayern have chosen the right man to take over the reins at the German giants. The former Barcelona man's appointment "was the right decision for the future generation," said Heynckes.

Football: Bayern's Heynckes to close 'Gladbach circle

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has said he is looking forward to completing the circle on Saturday in his 1011th -- and final -- Bundesliga game at Borussia Moenchengladbach, the club where the 68-year-old started his career as a teenager. With Bayern to face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final on May 25, Heynckes will step down as Bayern coach at the end of the season to be replaced by former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.

Football: Heynckes set to bid farewell to Bundesliga

Jupp Heynckes on Friday admitted that he is unlikely to coach in the Bundesliga again once he departs champions Bayern Munich at the end of the campaign. The 68-year-old, who will hand over the Bayern hotseat to Pep Guardiola in the summer, was speaking ahead of Saturday's home match against Bavarian neighbours Augsburg, at the end of which the champions will receive the Bundesliga trophy. "It looks like goodbye," said Heynckes, who celebrated his 68th birthday on Thursday and appeared to open the door to retiring from football management altogether.

Football: I don't need Guardiola help, fumes Heynckes

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes won't be seeking insider knowledge from former Barcelona coach -- and his successor -- Pep Guardiola for the Champions League semi-finals. The German champions will tackle the Spanish league leaders in the last four of the tournament as Heynckes looks to end his coaching career on a glorious high in May's Wembley final. Guardiola, who won 14 trophies at Barcelona between 2008 and 2012, will then take charge in Munich. "I don't need anyone else to study opponents," fumed Heynckes on Friday.

Football: Heynckes curtly rejects Bayern board role offer

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has bluntly rejected an offer to join the German giants' advisory board when he steps down at the end of the season. With his side hosting Arsenal on Wednesday in Munich holding a commanding 3-1 lead in the Champions League last 16, second leg tie, the 67-year-old Heynckes will step down at the end of the season to be replaced by Pep Guardiola.

Soccer-Confusion at Bayern over new role for Heynckes

BERLIN, March 9 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich lived up to their FC Hollywood nickname on Saturday as confusion reigned over a possible new role for coach Jupp Heynckes when he makes way for Pep Guardiola at the end of the season. Bayern's chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was quoted in Munich's Abendzeitung as saying the club would offer Heynckes a new role next season.

Football: Out-going Bayern boss Heynckes linked to Schalke

Bayern Munich's out-going coach Jupp Heynckes has been linked to the Bavarians' Bundesliga rivals Schalke 04, according to reports in the German media on Monday. With Bayern 15 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, Heynckes, 67, stands down after two years in charge of Munich at the end of the season and will be replaced by former Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola on July 1.
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