Jul 21, 2016

Goetze returning to Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund is bringing back forward Mario Goetze from Bayern Munich. Goetze left Dortmund for Bayern in 2013 but never settled down and was mostly a bench player under previous coach Pep Guardiola. New Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti had a talk with Goetze before ...

Atletico ousts Bayern to reach Champions League final

May 4, 2016

Atletico ousts Bayern to reach Champions League final

A goal from Antoine Griezmann sent Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final for the second time in three seasons despite a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Atletico, which lost to city rival Real Madrid in the 2014 final, progressed on the ...

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

May 1, 2016

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored for the second game in a row and created another for Adrian Ramos inside the first 10 minutes as Borussia Dortmund destroyed Wolfsburg 5-1 on Saturday to keep its slim Bundesliga title hopes alive. With two games left, Dortmund ...

Atletico grabs advantage over Bayern in Champions League semi

Apr 28, 2016

Atletico grabs advantage over Bayern in Champions League semi

An early goal by youngster Saul Niguez gave Atletico Madrid a gritty 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Niguez cleared three defenders before entering the area and hitting a low, well-placed shot ...

Mar 19, 2016

Barca, Atletico set for CL showdown

Defending champion Barcelona will play Atletico Madrid in an all-Spanish quarterfinal in the Champions League. Barcelona aims to be the first team to retain the title since the format was created 24 years ago, and Atletico would be the third straight different winner from ...

Guardiola set for Man City

Feb 2, 2016

Guardiola set for Man City

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer’s most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. It’s been four years in the making, but finally they’ll be united. City ...

Dec 15, 2015

Champions League draw announced

The Champions League draw produced some familiar pairings Monday with defending champion Barcelona facing Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain again taking on Chelsea. French champion PSG and Chelsea will be meeting for the third consecutive season in the knockout phase. Also, five-time champion Bayern Munich ...

Oct 31, 2015

Hasebe helps halt Bayern's 10-game perfect run

Japan captain and midfielder Makoto Hasebe helped Eintracht Frankfurt end Bayern Munich’s season-opening winning streak at 10 games after his team held the defending champions to a scoreless draw on Friday in the Bundesliga. “It’s positive we’ve managed to keep a clean sheet. Everyone ...

Lewandowski scores five in nine minutes

Sep 23, 2015

Lewandowski scores five in nine minutes

Substitute Robert Lewandowski made Bundesliga history on Tuesday after scoring five goals in the space of nine minutes as Bayern Munich came from behind to rout Wolfsburg 5-1 and move top of the standings. “I’m very satisfied. It was a crazy few minutes,” said ...

German clubs reach out to refugees

Sep 4, 2015

German clubs reach out to refugees

A training camp for migrant children. A $1.1 million donation. German lessons. Those are a few of the things German soccer club Bayern Munich is doing to help some of the thousands of migrants who are arriving in the country after fleeing war and ...

Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

Jul 16, 2015

Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

While Bastian Schweinsteiger may be new to English soccer, he’s quite aware of what he’s getting into with Louis van Gaal as his manager at Manchester United. This isn’t the first time their paths have crossed. Schweinsteiger played nearly two seasons at Bayern Munich ...

Schweinsteiger confirms Man United move

Jul 13, 2015

Schweinsteiger confirms Man United move

Bastian Schweinsteiger confirmed Sunday his intention to leave Bayern Munich for Manchester United, subject to a medical, as the German champions lost twice in their first preseason tournament without him. Bayern announced on Saturday that it had agreed to a transfer fee with United ...