Bayern Munich signs Stuttgart goalie Sven​ Ulreich
Bayern Munich signs Stuttgart goalie Sven​ Ulreich

 German champions Bayern Munich signed Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich for a three-year contract as the club's back-up behind international goalie Manuel Neuer.

Germany coach Joachim Loew mulling generation shift in goalkeepers
Germany coach Joachim Loew mulling generation shift in goalkeepers

 After the summer break, Manuel Neuer will be well advised to avoid making any mistakes. Things would change when the 29-year-old goalkeeper returns to the German national team from his end-of-season vacation.

Germany unhappy with post-season international matches
Germany unhappy with post-season international matches

World Cup winners Germany believe the June dates for internationals are far from convenient with domestic and European club competitions only just over and players eager for a break after a long season.

Bayern Munich reserve keeper Ivan Lucic in line for surprise debut
Bayern Munich reserve keeper Ivan Lucic in line for surprise debut

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer is doubtful for the German champions` penultimate game of the season against Freiburg on Saturday with reserve team player Ivan Lucic a likely starter, coach Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

UEFA Champions League, semi-final, 2nd leg: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League, semi-final, 2nd leg: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona march into the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League final with a 5-3 win on aggregate over Bayern Munich. The Bavarians won the second leg tie 3-2 at Allianz Arena, Munich.

Champions League semi-final: Lionel Messi nets double as Barca romp past Bayern
Champions League semi-final: Lionel Messi nets double as Barca romp past Bayern

Barcelona`s Lionel Messi struck twice and set up Neymar in the final 13 minutes as Pep Guardiola`s return to the Camp Nou as Bayern Munich coach ended in a 3-0 defeat in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final.

UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final 1st leg: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – As it happened...
UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final 1st leg: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – As it happened...

Barcelona-Bayern Munich tie is probably over after an unstoppable Lionel Messi scored twice in a space of three minutes. Chasing an away goal, Bayern pushed hard in the dying minutes, allowing Neymar to score the third. Interestingly, Barca trailed in the possession game though, to Pep Guardiola's Bavarians. The return-leg is on May 14 at the Allianze Arena. And Bayern will hope to repeat their quarter-final outing against Porto to keep their continental hopes alive.

2015 UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Preview
2015 UEFA Champions League, 2nd semi-final: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – Preview

This is the match-up everyone is waiting for. German champions Bayern Munich will play Barcelona in the second semi-final of the 2015 UEFA Champions League at Camp Nou. It also marks the return of former Barca manager Pep Guardiola at Barcelona after leaving the Catalans in 2012.

Bayern Munich goalie Manuel Neuer vows to show Lionel Messi he is boss
Bayern Munich goalie Manuel Neuer vows to show Lionel Messi he is boss

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said on Tuesday he will show FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi who the "boss" is when the two teams lock horns in the Champions League semi-final first leg match here on Wednesday.

Bayern Munich eager to carry winning momentum into German Cup
Bayern Munich eager to carry winning momentum into German Cup

Bayern Munich`s treble ambitions are put to the test on Wednesday in the German Cup quarter-final when their injury-hit side travel to in-form Bayer Leverkusen.

Marco Reus, Thomas Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia
Marco Reus, Thomas Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia

World Cup winners Germany eased past hosts Georgia 2-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday with two goals in five minutes from Marco Reus and Thomas Mueller enough to get their Group D campaign back on track.

Misfiring Germany under pressure against Georgia
Misfiring Germany under pressure against Georgia

Germany coach Joachim Loew is set to name a full-strength side for Sunday`s clash at Georgia as the world champions look to get their Euro 2016 qualification back on track.

Germany's Karim Bellarabi, Holger Badstuber out of Georgia qualifier
Germany's Karim Bellarabi, Holger Badstuber out of Georgia qualifier

Germany forward Karim Bellarabi and defender Holger Badstuber have been ruled out of their Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia, assistant coach Thomas Schneider said on Friday.

Germany will improve against Georgia, promises Joachim Loew
Germany will improve against Georgia, promises Joachim Loew

Germany will be more focused when the World Cup winners take on Georgia in Tbilisi on Sunday for their Euro 2016 qualifier after a lacklustre performance in their 2-2 friendly draw against Australia on Wednesday.

Germany`s Manuel Neuer ruled out of Australia clash
Germany`s Manuel Neuer ruled out of Australia clash

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been ruled out of the world champions` friendly against Australia on Wednesday with a knee injury, coach Joachim Loew has confirmed.

UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Bayern Munich have a "duty" to reach the Champions League`s quarter-finals when they host Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday with everything to play for, according to goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Anthony Ujah `cherishes` scoring against Bayern`s Neuer
Anthony Ujah `cherishes` scoring against Bayern`s Neuer

Nigeria striker Anthony Ujah says he will cherish scoring past Bayern Munich`s Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer "for the rest of his life".

Franck Ribery blasts 'political' FIFA Ballon d'Or award
Franck Ribery blasts 'political' FIFA Ballon d'Or award

 Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has blasted the Ballon d'Or process, saying FIFA's top individual award is "purely political."

Ballon d`Or only for Messi, Ronaldo fumes Ribery
Ballon d`Or only for Messi, Ronaldo fumes Ribery

France`s Franck Ribery says only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d`Or and has voiced his frustration after Bayern Munich team-mate Manuel Neuer missed out.

I'm against Ballon d'Or: Arsene Wenger
I'm against Ballon d'Or: Arsene Wenger

Despite the growing popularity and importance, Ballon d'Or has its share of opposition. According to the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, this yearly award for the world's best player undermines the spirit of a team sports like football.