Ribery, Robben, hope to be fit for season start

Bayern Munich revealed that star duo Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben hope to be fit for Sunday`s Bundesliga season-opener against Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Ribery and Evra expect whistles on Stade de France return

Franck Ribery and Patrice Evra expect to attract boos and whistles on Tuesday when they make their first home appearance for France since being banned for leading a mutiny during last year`s World Cup.

Ribery fires Bayern over Basel in Champions League

Last season`s finalists Bayern Munich went through to the last 16 of the Champions League as Group E winners with a 3-0 win over Basel as midfielder Franck Ribery netted twice.

Mainz stay top of Bundesliga, Ribery injured in Bayern win

Bundesliga leaders Mainz 05 beat Cologne 2-0 to stay top, while Bayern Munich won 2-1.

Ribery now facing German investigation in under-age sex probe

German prosecutors are considering opening an investigation into allegations that French footballer Frank Ribery had sex with an under-age prostitute in Munich.

French soccer star Ribery charged over under-age prostitute

Franck Ribery was charged with having had sex with an under-age prostitute.

French footballers quizzed in under-age sex probe

French police questioned soccer internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema on Tuesday as part of an investigation into an alleged under-age prostitution ring, a legal source told reporters.

Ribery signs contract extension with Bayern

French playmaker Franck Ribery has extended his Bayern Munich contract until 2015 to end months of speculation about his future, the losing Champions League finalists said on Sunday.

Bayern to make Ribery ‘club’s highest ever earner’

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery will sign a three-year contract extension that will make him the club’s highest ever earner and keep him with the German champions until 2015, it was reported Friday.

Franck Ribery ruled out of Champions League final

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery`s bid to overturn a red card which has ruled him out of Saturday`s Champions League final against Inter Milan was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday.

Ribery won`t face questioning before World Cup: Source

French soccer star Franck Ribery, who is at the centre of sex scandal, will not face the investigators before the South African World Cup finals, a source close to the case said on Friday.

Bayern slam Ribery`s Champions League final ban

Bayern Munich have reacted angrily and will appeal against the three-match ban imposed on Franck Ribery on Wednesday that will rule the France midfielder out of next month`s Champions League final.

Ribery banned for Champions League final

Bayern Munich`s Franck Ribery will miss next month`s Champions League final after UEFA banned him for three matches for assault.

Prostitution probe deals further blow to France`s image

France`s World Cup preparations were overshadowed on Monday by news that players, including the talismanic Franck Ribery, had been heard as witnesses by police investigating a prostitution network.

French football club turns to India for young talent

The Football Club of Metz, that produced the likes of Franck Ribery, Louis Saha and Robert Pires, turning to India to find less expensive young talent.

Ribery to decide on Bayern future next week

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery is to put an end to speculation on his future next week as the Bundesliga leaders march towards their first championship in two years.

Ribery eyes starting spot against Stuttgart

Playmaker Franck Ribery could get a starting spot at home to VfB Stuttgart on Saturday as buoyant Bayern Munich continue chasing an unprecedented German treble.

Ribery says could go to Spain if he leaves Bayern

Bayern Munich`s Franck Ribery would most likely sign for a Spanish club if he decided to leave the Bundesliga leaders, he was quoted as saying.

Ribery set to decide on future by end of March

France international Franck Ribery has yet to make a decision over where he plans to play next season but expects to announce whether he will remain at Bayern Munich or join another club before the end of March.

Bayern`s Ribery ready to return against Hertha

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery hopes to return to action in the final Bundesliga game of the year against visitors Hertha Berlin on Saturday after missing most of the season with a knee injury.