Following the success of our first Champions League Cook-Off, BayernForum’s two cooking maestros – Dumbledore7 and #12 – have decided to take on each other once more. Inspired by Bayern’s trip to Madrid for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final, they have decided to produce a dish inspired by a mixture of Spanish and German cuisine. Read on to see they’ve come up with, but be warned… you’ll be feeling hungry by the end of it. Continue reading
Not an account of a football day unfortunately, nor a sports related story.
Well, it started at 3 am actually. Not by choice – mind you – but by the grace of an enthusiastic bird who crashed into my room’s window with such force in made me jump awake. Literally. Continue reading
Over at our forum, we have two talented cooks in Dumbledore7 and #12. In order to mark the UEFA Champions League match against S.L. Benfica, our kitchen artists had one task: to produce a delicious dish inspired by Portuguese and German food. Take a read below and let us know who you think is the winner of round one of the Champions League Cook-Off! Continue reading
In this article, a comparison is made between the distinct total victorious clubs in their respective domestic league and UEFA competitions, across the top four leagues in Europe, during the last 50 years. The results are not quite what one would expect. Continue reading
On 22nd May 2010, several Italians did something they didn’t think they could ever do: support Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League Final 2010. The reason wasn’t because they suddenly fell in love with the black-and-blue stripes, but because a situation arose: the Bundesliga had become dangerously close to pipping the Serie A for the third place in the UEFA Country Ranking. Continue reading
Shortly after FC Bayern announced Toni Kroos’ departure to continental rivals Real Madrid last summer, it emerged that Xabi Alonso was to move in the opposite direction. The first impressions of Xabi Alonso were astounding. The midfield maestro himself must have been surprised about how rapidly and seamlessly he integrated into the team, breaking a few records along the way. For a moment, FC Bayern fans forgot Toni Kroos. For a moment, Xabi Alonso looked worth his weight in gold.
That is all in the past now. Fast forward to today and the Internet is awash with articles and social media comments about how Xabi Alonso is looking old and that he’s past it. So how does one exactly go from gold to old in the space of a few months?
He doesn’t. Continue reading