Franck Ribery

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One of the most highly-anticipated group stage games will be played on Monday, as old enemies England and France do battle in Group D. England are a team in transition, with new manager Roy Hodgson at the helm and looking to succeed at an international tournament where predecessors Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson have failed.…
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France enter Euro 2012 as a slight underdog, after a less than convincing qualifying campaign left them down the seedings. However, Laurent Blanc has bred a winning mentality into a team that will look to get back to former glories and put an awful 2010 World Cup campaign behind them. Despite the likes of Germany,…
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Real Madrid and Bayern Munich go head-to-head in the second of the Champions League semi-finals, with the German side taking a slight advantage into the game after a first-leg victory. Madrid bounced back from the disappointment of losing the first leg in Germany by beating Barcelona at Camp Nou on Saturday. Sami Khedira and Cristiano…
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In a heavyweight semi-final clash in the Champions League, Real Madrid travel to take on Bayern Munich in the first leg on Tuesday. Bayern have high hopes for this season’s Champions League, especially given that the final of the competition will be played at the Allianz Arena. The Bavarian giants look like missing out on…
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Bayern Munich faced a difficult task when the German giants played host to giant-killers FC Basel Tuesday evening.  Down 1-0 to Basel from the first leg, Jupp Heynckes side faced the embarrasement of being knocked out at home.  Unfortunately for Basel, their fairy-tale story ended in the Allianz Arena.  Mario Gomez hit the Swiss side…
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Manchester City's Champions League status hangs in the balance, as they need to beat Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night and hope Villarreal do them a favour against Napoli. The current Premier League leaders have not been able to replicate their scintillating domestic form on the continent, and a home draw and…
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Jerome Boateng made the switch from Manchester City to Bayern Munich this summer, and now finds himself in the same Champions League group with his former team.  There seems to be no love lost, however, as Boateng has released a stinging blow to the Champions League newcomers, saying he doesn't see them in the final.…
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Chelsea made a £30 million move for French star Franck Ribery late last night. Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas has turned to the Bayern Munich midfielder after being frustrated in his bid for a world-class playmaker. But the German club will not consider a deal for less than £36 million and with the transfer deadline looming,…
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Bayern Munich have had a terrible start to the 2011-12 season, and will look to get their first points of the Bundesliga campaign on Saturday as they travel to take on Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena. Wolfsburg had a poor 2010-11 season, and were lucky not to get relegated, finishing one pace above the dropzone…
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The Allianz Arena hosts a top of the table clash as fourth placed Bayern Munich take on second placed Bayer Leverkusen in an important fixture in the race for Champions League qualification. Bayern have had a poor season by their high standards, and coach Louis van Gaal was sacked in the week. Die Roten crashed…
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Bayern Munich travel to take on Nurnberg on Saturday in a potentially difficult fixture for Germany's biggest team. Die Roten are currently third in the Bundesliga, whilst Nurnberg are having a good season and sit in sixth. Dieter Hecking's Nurnberg side are pushing for European qualification and are in sixth, one point ahead of Hamburg…
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Bayern Munich pair Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery inspired Bayern to an emphatic 4-0 win over Hoffenheim as the Bundesliga champions moves back up to third in the Bundesliga table. First goal came for Bayern Munich through Mario Gomez after two minutes and Thomas Muller scored another goal after just a quarter of an hour.…