Former VW boss Winterkorn leaves Bayern supervisory board

Soccer 12/18/18, 07:04

German soccer champion Bayern Munich says former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has left its supervisory board, three years are he resigned from the automaker amid its diesel emissions scandal.The club said the 71-year-old Winterkorn stood down on Monday after nearly 16 years as a member. It said Tuesday that Winterkorn, ...

Bayern pressures Dortmund with 4-0 rout in Hannover

Soccer 12/15/18, 11:46

Bayern Munich put some pressure on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund by routing Hannover 4-0 on Saturday.Bayern's away victory and helped the six-time defending champion close the gap behind Dortmund to six points ahead of the leader's home game against Werder Bremen later Saturday.Joshua Kimmich got Bayern off to a flying ...

AEK Athens to compensate Bayern fans for high ticket prices

Soccer 12/14/18, 13:19

Bayern Munich fans are each set to get a 10 euros ($11.30) refund for paying excessive prices to watch their team play at AEK Athens in the Champions League.UEFA says its disciplinary panel ordered AEK to reimburse Bayern 32,880 euros ($37,200) for the 3,288 tickets sold to away fans for ...

Lyon advances, Real Madrid humiliated in Champions League

Soccer 12/12/18, 17:48

Lyon clinched the final qualifying spot for the Champions League's knockout stage on Wednesday as Juventus, Manchester City and Bayern Munich secured top spot in their groups and likely an easier draw in the round of 16.It was a night to forget for defending champion Real Madrid, which rested most ...

Bayern and Ajax thrill with 3-3 draw; Bayern tops Group E

Soccer 12/12/18, 17:18

Nicolas Tagliafico scored a stoppage-time equalizer as Ajax salvaged a thrilling 3-3 draw against Bayern Munich that saw the German side top Champions League Group E.Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between Ajax and FC Bayern Munich at the ...

Sancho dedicates Dortmund derby-winning goal to grandmother

Soccer 12/08/18, 14:49

Jadon Sancho pointed to the sky after scoring Borussia Dortmund's winning goal for a 2-1 victory over the club's biggest rival, Schalke, on Saturday.Then came the tears.Sancho dedicated the goal to his recently deceased grandmother after becoming Dortmund's youngest goal-scorer in the Ruhr derby, Germany's biggest, at age 18.Schalke supporters ...

Win does little to calm turmoil at troubled Bayern Munich

Soccer 12/03/18, 07:08

Bayern Munich's first win in four Bundesliga matches has done little to ease the turmoil at the club.Bayern president Uli Hoeness, who is bearing the brunt of the fan anger, faced criticism, boos and whistles at a stormy AGM on Friday. Members expressed their disapproval of his feud with former ...

Dortmund stretches lead, Bayern keeps pace in Bundesliga

Soccer 12/01/18, 11:51

Borussia Dortmund stretched its Bundesliga lead with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, and Bayern Munich kept pace with a 2-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.Paco Alcacer scored again for Dortmund — with an injury-time winner — as Lucien Favre's team moved seven points clear of Borussia Moenchengladbach, which visits ...

Record turnover: Bayern Munich in good financial health

Soccer 11/30/18, 15:53

Bayern Munich's finances remain in good health after another year of record turnover.The Bundesliga powerhouse announced at its annual meeting on Friday that turnover rose to rose to 657.4 million euros ($744.3 million) for the financial year covering the 2017-18 season.President Uli Hoeness delivers his speech during the annual general ...

South Korean youngster Jeong lifting gloom at Bayern Munich

Soccer 11/29/18, 07:50

Amid talk of a crisis at Bayern Munich, the emergence of midfielder Jeong Woo-yeong has provided a welcome development.The 19-year-old South Korean made his Bayern debut in the 5-1 win over Benfica in the Champions League on Tuesday, becoming the first from his country to play for the Bavarian powerhouse.Though ...

7 more teams qualify for Champions League knockout stage

Soccer 11/27/18, 18:04

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich put aside their domestic worries to impress on the European stage and qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League on Tuesday, as both Manchester clubs, Roma, Ajax and Juventus also advanced to the last 16 with one game to spare.Following a 3-0 humiliating ...

Bayern routs Benfica 5-1 to advance in Champions League

Soccer 11/27/18, 17:27

Bayern Munich secured its place in the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 5-1 rout of Benfica on Tuesday, easing the pressure on coach Niko Kovac.Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski both scored twice for the home side, ensuring Bayern qualified for the round of 16 with a game ...

Bayern no longer talking about 7th straight Bundesliga title

Soccer 11/26/18, 07:21

No one at Bayern Munich is talking about a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title anymore.The club is back in crisis with coach Niko Kovac likely to pay the price for the team's failure to reinforce the squad in the offseason.Bayern's 3-3 draw against relegation-threatened Fortuna Duesseldorf has left the defending champions ...

Madrid, Bayern back in crisis as Champions League resumes

Sports 11/26/18, 00:02

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich return to the Champions League on Tuesday in crisis mode after the latest setbacks in their domestic leagues.Madrid, the three-time European defending champion, was humiliated 3-0 by Eibar in Spain on Saturday. The first defeat for new coach Santiago Solari renews debate over his team's ...

Bayern draws after Lukebakio hat trick, Dortmund wins again

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:18

Bayern Munich's troubled Bundesliga season went from bad to worse Saturday after a late collapse saw it draw 3-3 with Fortuna Duesseldorf, whose forward Dodi Lukebakio scored a hat trick.The reigning German champion dropped nine points behind league leader Borussia Dortmund, which beat Mainz 2-1, while Leipzig's 10-game unbeaten run ...

Bayern Munich left bitter after Dortmund fans’ beer shower

Soccer 11/12/18, 09:05

The beer showers usually mark the end of the season for Bayern Munich as players and coaching staff celebrate their latest Bundesliga title by dousing each other in beer.Club president Uli Hoeness and chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge can't have expected a beer shower after just 11 rounds of the league, but ...

Coach Joachim Loew leaves Boateng out of Germany squad

Soccer 11/09/18, 13:51

Germany coach Joachim Loew has left Jerome Boateng out of the squad for upcoming games against Russia and the Netherlands."I'm convinced that a break would also do him good," Loew said on Friday. "I told him that we also have a lot of alternatives for his position, especially with younger ...

Bayern talking chances down ahead of Dortmund match

Soccer 11/08/18, 06:24

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness isn't used to talking down his side's chances.Bayern visits Borussia Dortmund on Saturday for the German "Klassiker" — a highlight for Bundesliga fans at the start of the season. Few believed then, however, that Bayern would be four points behind and struggling after 10 matches."We're ...

Bayern beats AEK Athens 2-0 to move closer to knockout stage

Soccer 11/07/18, 18:06

Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to beat AEK Athens 2-0 on Wednesday and move even closer to the Champions League knockout stage.The Polish striker opened the scoring with a penalty in the first half and sealed the win in the second after a Bayern corner.The home side had ...

FIFA warns of World Cup ban for players in breakaway league

Sports 11/07/18, 12:02

Soccer's biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Wednesday.Infantino, speaking to a small group of reporters at FIFA headquarters, said the governing body would punish players at clubs like Barcelona, Manchester City and Bayern ...

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