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Soccer Break Monday

April 11, 2011

ARSENAL-TAKEOVER/Hello everyone at the start of this new week, where before we talk Champions League and give a reminder of the weekend’s action, there’s news of another foreign takeover.

Soccer Break Monday

March 14, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/Good day everyone and welcome to a new week. Following a great weekend of footballing action and with so much at stake over the next few days in Europe, there is plenty to discuss.

Soccer Break Monday

March 7, 2011

SOCCER-EUROPA/Welcome back after a breathtaking weekend of soccer action around Europe. If you missed anything then read our European roundup.

Soccer Break – Thursday edition

March 3, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/Good day to you all wherever you may be, and let’s start with some advice from Barcelona defender Dani Alves about his teammate and arguably the best footballer in the world, Lionel Messi.

Champions League final, Bayern Munich v Inter Milan — live

May 22, 2010

Join us for tonight’s Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Inter Milan in Madrid. Will it be Louis van Gaal or Jose Mourinho who wins the competition for the second time? Either way, we’re expecting a belting final at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Champions League final approaches with so many distractions

May 21, 2010

Saturday’s Champions League final should be the only show in town but the build-up to the game in Madrid is offering a host of distractions.

Early Christmas present for Van Gaal, Bayern

December 9, 2009

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal got an early Christmas present. He gets to keep his job until at least after the festive season is over following Bayern’s 4-1 crushing of Juventus in Italy to advance to the Champions League knockout stage.

Bayern are worse off under Van Gaal than Klinsmann — official

November 4, 2009

Bayern Munich directors must be feeling very uncomfortable at the moment. Their team are sixth in the Bundesliga and almost out of the Champions League.

Van Gaal era starts with a whimper

August 10, 2009

Louis van Gaal came to Bayern Munich because the Bavarians were looking for a “soccer teacher“, someone who would rid the club of former coach Juergen Klinsmann’s experiments — the innovative training methods, the meditation sessions and the Buddha statues – and bring the club back to basics.