Pep Guardiola guarded on Arturo Vidal as Bayern Munich lose on penalties
Pep Guardiola guarded on Arturo Vidal as Bayern Munich lose on penalties

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola refused to comment Thursday on the imminent arrival of Chile`s Copa America-winning playmaker Arturo Vidal from Juventus.

Pep Guardiola rules out coaching in China in immediate future
Pep Guardiola rules out coaching in China in immediate future

German football club Bayern Munich's manager Pep Guardiola has shrugged off a potential future coaching job in China.

Pep Guardiola to stand for Catalan independence in vote: Report
Pep Guardiola to stand for Catalan independence in vote: Report

Bayern Munich coach and Barcelona hero Pep Guardiola will make a symbolic stand for election to the Catalan parliament in a campaign for his native region to be independent from Spain, media reported Monday.

Bitter FC Barcelona election set to reach climax
Bitter FC Barcelona election set to reach climax

The future direction of European champions Barcelona will be decided on Saturday when their 110,000 major shareholders vote whether to retain confidence in incumbent Josep Maria Bartomeu or a previous president, Joan Laporta.

Josep Maria Bartomeu and Joan Laporta in tight battle for Barcelona FC presidency
Josep Maria Bartomeu and Joan Laporta in tight battle for Barcelona FC presidency

Despite Barcelona`s treble last season, Josep Maria Bartomeu faces a tough challenge to remain as president in Saturday`s elections due to criticism of his leadership and stiff competition from fellow frontrunner Joan Laporta.

Bayern hopeful injured Ribery can play soon
Bayern hopeful injured Ribery can play soon

Bayern Munich are hopeful Franck Ribery will be able to play again soon after revealing on Saturday that the French winger`s persistent right ankle injury is showing signs of healing.

Bayern Munich fans unhappy about Bastian Schweinsteiger reported exit
Bayern Munich fans unhappy about Bastian Schweinsteiger reported exit

Bayern Munich fans seem to be the only ones who are not amused by the reported transfer of Bavarian icon Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario
Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario

Brazilian footballing great turned politician Romario says corruption -- not just poor play -- was to blame for the country`s humiliating exit from the World Cup a year ago Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola has destroyed Mario Gotze at Bayern, alleges agent
Pep Guardiola has destroyed Mario Gotze at Bayern, alleges agent

 Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola has "destroyed" Mario Gotze and is responsible for his struggles there, according to the German midfielder's agent.

Pep Guardiola anticipates difficult season for Bayern
Pep Guardiola anticipates difficult season for Bayern

Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola has returned to work with his team and predicted a difficult season up ahead, in which the German football giants aspire to win the Bundesliga for the fourth consecutive time.

Bastian Schweinsteiger should decide on his own future: Pep Guardiola
Bastian Schweinsteiger should decide on his own future: Pep Guardiola

 Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola on Thursday said only midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger can decide whether or not he remains with the German football giants this summer, and insisted they have no interest in signing Angel Di Maria from Manchester United.

Only Bastian Schweinsteiger can decide Bayern Munich future: Pep Guardiola
Only Bastian Schweinsteiger can decide Bayern Munich future: Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said Thursday that Bastian Schweinsteiger holds his future in his own hands amidst reports linking the Germany captain to Manchester United.

Bayern Munich sign Brazil`s Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk
Bayern Munich sign Brazil`s Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk

Bayern Munich completed their first big transfer of the off-season on Wednesday by signing Brazil international Douglas Costa from Ukraine side Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported 30 million euros ($33.3m).

Lionel Messi would humiliate me during training: Carlos Puyol
Lionel Messi would humiliate me during training: Carlos Puyol

Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol revealed he would get humiliated by an "unstoppable" teammate Lionel Messi in training sessions at the Spanish football club.

Bayern Munich to begin Bundesliga title defence at home to Hamburg
Bayern Munich to begin Bundesliga title defence at home to Hamburg

German champions Bayern Munich will begin their defence of the Bundesliga title at home to Hamburg on Friday, August 14, after the fixtures for the 2015/16 season were announced.

Hertha Berlin sign winger Mitchell Weiser from Bayern Munich
Hertha Berlin sign winger Mitchell Weiser from Bayern Munich

Hertha Berlin have snapped up 21-year-old German winger Mitchell Weiser with a three-year deal and a free transfer from Bayern Munich, the capital outfit said on Thursday.

Barcelona's 'Holy Trinity' doing wonders under mastermind Luis Enrique

Barcelona's Luis Enrique continued to make bold decisions when fielding players and applying tactics, especially pertaining to the champion trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. The tactical game he employed against proficient teams like Bayern Munich and Juventus showed the depth in his game, which is expected to serve as a new benchmark in football.

Luis Enrique extends Barcelona contract until 2017
Luis Enrique extends Barcelona contract until 2017

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique, who led the Catalan giants to the treble in his first campaign in charge, has agreed to extend his contract with the Spanish giants until June 2017.

Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble
Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble

Luis Suarez and Neymar scored second half goals to give Barcelona a 3-1 Champions League final victory over Juventus on Saturday and make the Spaniards the first team to twice win the European treble.

Barcelona's Gerard Pique dreaming of perfect season
Barcelona's Gerard Pique dreaming of perfect season

Gerard Pique says Barcelona will have achieved a perfect season if they beat Juventus in Saturday`s Champions League final, and thus match the feats of Pep Guardiola`s 2009 treble-winning side.