Tag Archives: Arjen Robben

When nightmares turn to sweet dreams

As a fan, you’d rather not even think about the 2012 Champions League final in Munich. “It was brutal,” shuddered Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, contemplating the shootout defeat to Chelsea on 19 May last year. But for the Bayern players, the bitter loss has been the ultimate source of their current success, said the club chairman in […]

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Is the Champions League now Bayern’s to lose?

There was a palpable feeling of inevitability as Mario Mandzukic slotted home Bayern Munich’s killer first away goal against Juventus on Wednesday night. They had simply been the best team on the night just as they were eight days earlier at the Allianz Arena, proving worthy 2-0 winners in both legs. And if the oft-used […]

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Jupp Heynckes tightens the screw on his Bayern Munich machine

Jupp Heynckes was not happy. The Bayern Munich manager had seen something he found unacceptable. Weisse Socken. White socks. Unbelievable. Had he not told the entire squad to wear black socks for this particular training session in Qatar? And yet there were Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos in white socks. “We have a joint goal we are working […]

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Bayern Munich Can’t Quit Its Dutch Diva

A slightly lengthy article in the German newspaper Der Speigel on the lows and highs of Arjen Robben with Bayern Munch. The Germans don’t like the Dutch very much however the articles sums up the relationship between Arjen Robben and German football fans. ” With his enormous ego and bad attitude, footballer Arjen Robben is an imposition […]

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