Following recent events, I have decided to pick an option for this month’s poll which was not the most popular option for this month. If Bayern qualify against Man United, I will keep this poll up for all of April. If we are eliminated next Wednesday, the question chosen by the members will be set up on Thursday for the rest of April. Continue reading
We all had one dream
In which we did believe.
Now was the time
To all our dreams achieve. Continue reading
On Wednesday night, the last round of Champions League matches went under way, and Rafael Benítez prepared his team for his Champions League debut as Chelsea coach. However, despite their crunching 6-1 victory, they finished their group campaign in 3rd place behind Shakhtar Donetsk, who in turn lost their 16-match home winning streak as they fell 0-1 to Italian champions Juventus.
The unfortunate events of the last few seasons have had many nostalgic Bayern fans looking back to better times. Times when the Rekordmeister was raking in the trophies and glory, times when Europe’s finest trembled at the name “Bayern”, times when legends were born. While many have accused the current squad of lacking aggression, winning mentality, hunger and, well, balls, the class of 2001 is now lauded for having those exact same things. Bayern fans today yearn for the days of Kahn, Scholl and Effenberg, despite the abundance of riches that strut their stuff weekly at the Allianz Arena. Below is a little trip back to that magical season of 2000/2001. Continue reading
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
Okay, lads and lasses, we’re not all going to die. Nor did our team suddenly become like Kaiserslautern or something. But there is plenty to be learned from yesterday’s Pokal match, and plenty that it gives perspective to. Let’s dive right in, shall we?
The most prevalent stance in the last 12 hours among the plebs of the internet has been bewilderment as to how could Bayern win the Champions League after a performance such as yesterday. With all the alarmism of Daily Mail-reading housewives, even our own flock has taken to this line of thought. But there are a fair few key points that are cause for plenty optimism ahead of the big ol’ game in a weeks time. Continue reading