It’s time for the BayernForum.com Monthly Poll and the winning topic of discussion this month is Kroos’ contract extension. Toni Kroos has a contract of €4m per year and has been holding out for €8m, doubling his salary. What’s your take? Continue reading
“Finishing is the act of putting the ball in the back of the opponent’s net.” – Debra LaPrath
One of the more important attributes of a striker is his finishing skill, i.e. given a presentable chance and assuming that the player does get a chance to shoot it before an opponent gets to it, how likely is that player of scoring? Continue reading
Just yesterday, FC Bayern officially announced the signature of Robert Lewandowski on a free transfer from league rivals Borussia Dortmund. In the meantime, media and football fans around the world launched a scathing attack against Bayern Munich, accusing them of once again employing tactics to turn the Bundesliga into a boring one-horse race.
Yawn. Continue reading
I recently had a (heated) debate with some friends on whether Messi manages to deliver or not in the most important matches he plays in every season. So it was time to hook up some statistics together to shed some light on it. Continue reading
In this day and age, racism is a very touchy issue. Even the same people who repeatedly attack others based on their race hate to be branded racists. However, has FIFA and the whole society gone too far? Continue reading
Noah Shawn hit the headlines in 2009: videos of him dribbling skillfully past numerous opponents as a 7 year old went viral. This left several FC Bayern supporters waiting in anticipation for this wonder boy to grow up and break into the first team.
A very reliable source has unfortunately informed us that Noah Shawn no longer plays for FC Bayern. Hailed by his previous Bayern coaches as a great talent, his last FC Bayern coach, Sebastian Backer, didn’t want Noah Shawn in his team for the 2011/2012 season even before he started training him claiming he was not good enough. After pressure from his previous coach and from Michael Tarnat, the decision taken was that Noah Shawn remained at Bayern for the 2011/2012 season. Continue reading