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Bayern will travel to Wolfsburg on January 30th for their 18th fixture of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Wolfsburg vs Bayern below.
The Bundesliga kicks off on Friday with a clash between its top two teams. Wolfsburg sits 11 points behind Bayern after two draws in their previous three Bundesliga matches. Wolfsburg, following their 2009 Bundesliga triumph, were expected to hold on to their status as regular title challengers considering their financial backing from Volkswagen; however, they have been disappointing in recent... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish manager would like to wait until the season's end to extend his contract with the German champions.
Just before the Bundesliga season restarts, Bayern's Spanish coach Pep Guardiola stated he wants to wait until the end of the season to discuss a possible contract extension with the Bavarian club. Sources indicate the former Barcelona manager wants to see if the club can accomplish more trophies this season, so he can negotiate a better deal with his employers.
"We will have the time to... Read the rest of the article »
The runner up for the 2013 award thinks it's not worthy going to a ceremony where the third nominee 'has no chance of winning'
French midfielder Franck Ribery stated today that any player nominated for FIFA's Ballon D'Or should consider not attending the gala if Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi are candidates to win the award, since they have almost no chance of winning if they are present.
"As long as Ronaldo and Messi are playing, the third nominee has to be smart enough to know he has no chance of winning.... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern will travel to Bochum on January 23rd for their a club friendly during the Winter Break. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Bochum vs Bayern below.
Bayern will take on Bochum following their return from a trip to the Middle East for a training camp. The club has come under criticism for going to Saudi Arabia and not addressing the human rights issues there; however, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the CEO of FC Bayern München AG, issued a statement on the official Bayern website addressing the issue. Bayern trained well and will... Read the rest of the article »
The reigning English Premier League champions look to fight off interest from other European giants in an attempt to lure the 25-year-old to the Etihad.
Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City look to beat La Liga and Bundesliga giants Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in the race to land hot-shot Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus.
The 25-year-old German ace has a reported €25m release clause embedded in his current contract at the Signal Iduna Park, which will activate at the end of this season. This means a bid somewhere... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch international also spoke about his years with Bayern and what would be his intentions once he retires from pro football.
Dutch international Arjen Robben stated in an interview he is "delighted" to have chosen Bayern Munich years ago, adding that the best thing that could have happened to him was leaving Real Madrid when he was 25 years old.
"I arrive here after my 25th birthday, and I couldn't be more happy with that decision. Leaving Real Madrid at that age was the best thing that happened to... Read the rest of the article »
Internet trolls were at their best after the Real Madrid star's unforgettable scream during Monday's award ceremony. Here are the top 10 most hilarious jokes.
Winning the Ballon d'Or, let alone clinching the coveted award for a second consecutive year, can erupt joy in the heart of any footballer. So it was forgivable to see Cristiano Ronaldo let out a scream of joy, yelling out “Si!”, meaning “Yes!”, during Monday's gala.
The Real Madrid ace was up against Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot-stopper was quite frank when asked his opinion on the coveted yearly prize.
Yesterday, the moment that football fans had been waiting for finally arrived as the latest winner of the most recent Ballon d'Or was announced.
And not surprisingly, it was Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo who won his second consecutive and third prize, beating out Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich star Manuel Neuer.
Many fans had hoped that the German shot-stopper could become... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos established the biggest difference ever between the leader and the second place of the ranking, in this case, German champions Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid were named the Best Team of 2014 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) after winning the UEFA Champions League and the Copa del Rey last season. Furthermore, Los Blancos established a record for a Spanish team of most consecutive wins including every tournament.
The IFFHS revealed Real Madrid earned 381 points to lead their ranking, being this... Read the rest of the article »
Watch the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony live on January 12, 2015. In addition to live online streaming links, LiveSoccerTV has live broadcast channels information for as many as 145 countries worldwide!
The judgement day to announce which of the three Ballon d’Or 2014 nominees – Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer and Cristiano Ronaldo – will be crowned the world’s best player has finally arrived.
If you are the goalkeeper and national team football type, you will go for Manuel Neuer. Last year, he powered Germany to World Cup glory and despite falling 5-0 on aggregate to Cristiano... Read the rest of the article »
The Ballon d'Or award ceremony in Zurich is inches away, and given the Argentine's history of questionable fashion choices, he is bound to turn heads on Monday. Here we look at some options for the Barca ace.
Almost everything Lionel Messi does on the pitch is complete magic. One of this generation's greatest and most talented football player ever, the Argentine rarely does anything wrong when mesmerizing the fans for Barcelona or his national team.
The same, however, cannot be said for his wardrobe choices. The 27-year-old has become an icon for wearing unusual, eye-catching outfits when attending... Read the rest of the article »
Manuel Neuer has grabbed many headlines in the past few years; his place on the podium is a recognition of his superior and stylish goalkeeping.
Manuel Peter Neuer shed a few tears in a special press conference in Gelsenkirchen in 2011. In heartbreaking fashion, he announced his move to the south. Only Bayern could match his ambitions. He was not well liked at the start; the fans, specifically the ones in the Südkurve, did not embrace him. He just had too much Schalke blood in him.
Today, the same seemingly overconfident Neuer... Read the rest of the article »
Dedicated supporters of the Portuguese attacker made the UEFA president aware of their feelings on who deserves the Ballon d'Or prize by grabbing 61 balls and taking aim at Platini's house in Paris.
The Ballon d'Or ceremony on January 12 is fast approaching, coming this Monday, and Cristiano Ronaldo fans are most confident that the Portuguese star will win the prize in Zurich.
Scoring a whopping 61 goals during the 2014 calender year, winning the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and Fifa Club World Cup, the Real Madrid attacker appears favorite to clinch the coveted award for a second... Read the rest of the article »
The Swiss wingman will sign a four-year deal with the Nerazzurri, who also signed German International Lukas Podolski on loan.
Inter Milan keep adding talent to their squad, as they finished off a deal today with Bayern Munich for Swiss wingman Xherdan Shaqiri. The 23-year old will pen a four year deal with the Nerazzurri, who agreed to pay the German champions 15 million euros for the player's services.
Shaqiri was targeted by several teams, including Italian champions Juventus and English sides Stoke City and Liverpool.... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine legend has not backed compatriot Lionel Messi for the coveted award, supporting World Cup winner Neuer instead.
Ballon d'Or fever is upon us. The time of year when one lucky footballer is named the best player in the world is less than a week away.
Those in the football world who have not yet had their say on who should win the prize are rushing to voice their opinion before time is up. One of them is South American legend Diego Maradona.
The Argentine icon, who earned his country a World Cup trophy... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish playmaker feels Messi deserves the award, despite the Argentine’s failure to lift a trophy with Barcelona last season.
Ballon d’Or debate is in full swing!
With the New Year upon us, the time of year when one lucky footballer is named the best player in the world is fast approaching. The Ballon d’Or ceremony, being held in Zurich on January 12, will see one of the three finalists, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Manuel Neuer, walk away with the coveted prize.
Messi, who dominated the... Read the rest of the article »
The German goalkeeper beat the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to top spot, whilst also booking a place on the French publication’s Team of the Year.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been named 2014 Footballer of the Year by L'Équipe, finishing ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who came in second and third respectively, after the German shot-stopper clinched both the Bundesliga title and World Cup trophy this year.
Other names on the list included Dutch attacker Arjen Robben... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender has backed his Real Madrid team-mate to beat fellow finalists Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to the Ballon d’Or prize.
With this year’s Ballon d’Or award ceremony fast approaching, which will be held on January 12, debate on who will be handed the coveted prize is heating up.
Although Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t even deserve to be on the three-man shortlist for the award, Chelsea defender Filipe Luis and La Liga president Javier Tebas have all... Read the rest of the article »
The German goalkeeper stated that 2014 was the best of his career, but he believes Messi and Ronaldo have an advantage over him.
German shot-stopper Manuel Neuer does not consider himself as the favorite to win the Ballon D'Or nomination, despite several opinions that state a German player should win the prize given it was his National team that won the World Cup. Neuer praised Pep Guardiola for his role making him a better player, and applauded his fellow nominees, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
"One of the... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona midfielder believes the Real Madrid star hasn’t earned his place as a finalist due to his disappointing 2014 World Cup run.
Believe it or not, with Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo tipped as favorite to win the Ballon d’Or for a second consecutive year, some people don’t even believe the former Manchester United winger should have been named as a finalist for the prize.
According to Barcelona midfielder Xavi, the Real Madrid superstar, who has been in fine form in front of goal this year, doesn’t... Read the rest of the article »