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The Strange Case of the German Winning Mentality (theory)


Winning mentality: A mindset that helps you to achieve your goals. It is referred to sports and seen as one of the major traits an athlete needs in order to … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

Why Eden Hazard would be a wise transfer for Bayern Munich


The defeat in Dortmund clearly showed up Bayern’s weaknesses. Besides a disastrously organized defense unable to cope Dortmund’s consecutive and dangerous attacking wages, Bayern was lacking creativity in the offensive … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Death or Gladioli – Preview of BVB vs FCB


Louis van Gaal, Bayern’s former manager and, in my opinion, the best manager they have ever had, used to say “Death or Gladioli” before the crucial games of the season. … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Preview: Olympique Marseille vs Bayern Munich


Milan got Barca. Chelsea got Benfica. Real Madrid got Nikosia. And Bayern got Marseille. That was actually the draw I had wished. I was afraid of Milan and Barca because … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Red Alert!


The title I’ve used is pretty backhanded. First of all you have to know that this article is going to be about Bayern Munich. There were times when people would … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

Football Crisis Bayern


In the end nothing but disappointment was left for Bayern. A hardly deserved 0-1 loss in the St.-Jakobs-Park in Basel created a grave crisis for the German record champions from … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Time for a tactical revolution


Yesterday, on Saturday 18th of February, Bayern only tied against Freiburg in an awful and disgraceful way. The 0-0 meant that Bayern is two more points behind the leader, Borussia … Continue reading

February 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

No “Bayern-Dusel” anymore!?


Not even two weeks ago I was calling for the infamous “Bayern-Gene” but I didn’t think about the even more infamous “Bayern-Dusel”. It’s pretty much the same but there is … Continue reading

February 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Holy Midfield


1-3. 2-0. 1-1. 2-0. That does look like a good upswing for the glorious FC Bayern, doesn’t it? It does, but only on paper. On the pitch it looked completely … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

Munich, we have 6 problems


The betterBayern Munich finished the first leg of the current season, the worse they started into the second one. A defeat against Gladbach, a win against Wolfsburg and a tie … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

To be honest…


Not even 2 hours ago, Thorsten Kinhöfer, the referee of the match Borussia Mönchengladbach versus FC Bayern Munich has set an end to a match that truly deserves to be … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 8 Comments

5 once-in-a-lifetime transfer opportunities Nerlinger must have taken


In this article, I want to present you 5 great players whose signing Christian Nerlinger, Bayern Munich’s sports director has missed. Marco Reus: Two days ago Borussia Dortmund announced the … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

The match schedule

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