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Six Months Later…

Pep Guardiola, the illustrious Bayern Munich coach, has been in the job six months now, having taken over from the hugely successful Jupp Heynckes in June. While he was welcomed by many, and regarded as the ideal coach for the club, some fans seemed to have a combination of nostalgia for the Heynckes-era and doubts about any changes Guardiola might introduce. So the end of the first half of the season seems like a good time to examine how well has he done in those first six months, and what expectations fans can have for 2014. Continue reading

Older Players

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A Complex Business

Almost nothing is straightforward in the world of football. One area which may appear to be relatively simple to the casual observer is that of older players. A closer inspection, however, would lead to the conclusion that there are so many factors involved that quite the opposite is the case – even in a club like Bayern, which has a responsible board that doesn’t buy and sell on a whim. Continue reading