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Mia San Mia (We Are Who We Are)

Mia san mia

Mia san ein Verein, mia san Botschafter, mia san Vorbilder, mia san Tradition, mia san Innovation, mia san Selbstvertrauen, mia san grenzenlos, mia san Fußball, mia san Respekt, mia san Freude, mia san Treue, mia san Partner, mia san Heimat, mia san Motor, mia san Verantwortung, mia san Familie. Mia san mia – mia san der FC Bayern!

The phrase “Mia san mia” is FC Bayern Munich’s motto. It is the Bavarian variation of “wir sind wir”, which roughly translates to “We are who we are.” Continue reading

Looking ahead to the future

Another season is over. The dream of reaching the home Champions League final in Munich was achieved, but a happy ending was not meant to be. To add insult to injury, Bayern finished as runners-up in all competitions they played in this year.

This means that Bayern have now gone trophy-less for two seasons in a row, something which hasn’t happened for exactly twenty years. Bayern did not win any titles in 1990/1, then again in 1991/2 and made it three in a row a year later. Continue reading

Why the 4-6-0 could work with our current squad

The 4-6-0 formation is rare. The idea of having a formation with no strikers does not appeal to most clubs, although Barcelona are doing something similar (in a different way) by playing Messi as a false nine. However I do think that Bayern Munich have the right players to make this work. These are the main advantages we would gain from playing such a system. I believe they would help us overcome our troubles against defensive-minded teams, and also get rid of our predictability. Continue reading