FIFA triples World Cup player compensation
FIFA triples World Cup player compensation

FIFA said Friday it will pay more than $415 million for players who take part in the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, with most of the cash going to top European clubs.

Bayern's Pep Guardiola in no rush for contract extension
Bayern's Pep Guardiola in no rush for contract extension

German champions Bayern Munich have repeatedly signalled their desire for a contract extension with coach Pep Guardiola but the Spaniard seems in no rush to sign a deal past 2016.

Bayern Munich in no rush to extend Pep Guardiola`s deal
Bayern Munich in no rush to extend Pep Guardiola`s deal

Bayern Munich are eager to offer head coach Pep Guardiola a contract extension, but first want the Spaniard to concentrate on leading the Bavarians to a third straight Bundesliga title.

Bayern Munich apologise for failing to condemn Saudi flogging
Bayern Munich apologise for failing to condemn Saudi flogging

 Bayern Munich apologised on Wednesday after failing to voice their support for an activist who was flogged in Saudi Arabia during their trip last week.

Norwegian prodigy Martin Oedagaard keeps European giants on tenterhooks
Norwegian prodigy Martin Oedagaard keeps European giants on tenterhooks

Norwegian prodigy Martin Odagaard, one of the most hunted players in Europe`s winter transfer market, is keeping potential suitors hanging on his every word and every pass.

Bayern Munich eager to extend contract with `best coach` Pep Guardiola
Bayern Munich eager to extend contract with `best coach` Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says the Bundesliga leaders are eager to extend coach Pep Guardiola`s contract after describing the Spaniard as the "best coach" for the Bavarian giants.

Bayern report record half billion euro turnover
Bayern report record half billion euro turnover

German champions Bayern Munich on Friday reported a record turnover of 528.7 million euros ($657.9m, £421m) for the 2013/14 season, a campaign in which they clinched a league and cup double.

Bayern Munich pay off stadium, to post 500 mln euros turnover
Bayern Munich pay off stadium, to post 500 mln euros turnover

Bayern Munich have paid off the cost of building the Allianz Arena and are set to top 500 million euros ($628.10 million) in turnover for 2013/14, club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on Thursday.

Reus to Bayern talk doesn`t bother Ribery

Bayern Munich veteran Franck Ribery says he is not concerned about the possible arrival of Germany winger Marco Reus at the Bavarian giants for next season.

Marco Reus in heat of transfer interest from top European clubs
Marco Reus in heat of transfer interest from top European clubs

Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus, is the subject of major interest from top European clubs and the latest to join the race is Chelsea. Reports suggest that the 25-year-old is keen to work under Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. Reus, who has been one of Dortmund's major players to have made an impact, could leave the German giants as early as January, according to reports running on Tuesday.

Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail
Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail

Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has lost weight and is living a spartan existence while serving his prison sentence for tax evasion, according to ex-Germany international Gunter Netzer.

Struggling Borussia Dortmund still a Bundesliga heavyweight: Bayern Munich
Struggling Borussia Dortmund still a Bundesliga heavyweight: Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund, languishing in 15th place in the Bundesliga, received an unexpected pep talk from league rivals Bayern Munich, despite icy relations between the two clubs who face each other in the league on Saturday.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge calls for April World Cup in 2022
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge calls for April World Cup in 2022

Leading European clubs want FIFA to hold the Qatar World Cup in April 2022, Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said in a British newspaper interview published on Wednesday.

UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy
UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy

French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules.

Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby
Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby

Bayern Munich are right where they want to be atop the Bundesliga after five rounds and ahead of a tough showdown against Cologne this weekend while Schalke and Borussia Dortmund both head into the 145th derby needing a victory.

Bayern CEO says Franck Ribery won't be banned
Bayern CEO says Franck Ribery won't be banned

 German football club Bayern Munich's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was surprised to hear UEFA president Michel Platini's statement that Franck Ribery could be banned for three matches if he refuses to play for France despite his retirement last month.

Bayern Munich close to signing Spain keeper Pepe Reina from Liverpool

Bayern Munich are poised to sign Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina from English Premier League club Liverpool, the Bundesliga champions said on Tuesday.

Veteran Peru hot-shot Pizarro extends Bayern deal

Veteran Peru hot-shot Claudio Pizarro has extended his Bayern Munich stay by signing a new one year deal with the Bundesliga champions up to June 2015, it was announced Tuesday.

Bayern renew call for goalline technology in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich have again called for the introduction of goalline technology in the Bundesliga, only days after the double winners benefited from a lack of it during the German Cup final on Saturday.

Bayern to fine defender Boateng for "brainless" red card

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will be fined by his club for being sent off at the end of their 4-1 win at Hamburg SV on Saturday after slapping an opponent.