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Jupp Heynckes to return as Bayern Munich interim coach

Jupp Heynckes led Bayern Munich to the treble in 2013. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/AFP/Getty Images

Jupp Heynckes will be named as Bayern Munich’s interim coach, according to reports in Germany. The 72-year-old is set to return for a fourth spell in charge of the current German champions, having led them to a Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League treble in 2013. Bayern dismissed Carlo Ancelotti last week following their 3-0 defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions ...

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Bundesliga Roundup: Dortmund stay top, Wolfsburg held by Mainz


Shinji Kagawa scored the winning goal as Borussia Dortmund continued their fine start to the season to stay top of the Bundesliga. Andriy Yarmolenko, signed in the summer from Dynamo Kiev for 25m euros, opened the scoring after just four minutes before Caiuby equalised for Augsburg. Former Manchester United midfielder Kagawa hit the winner midway through the opening half. England ...

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Bayern Munich sack manager Carlo Ancelotti after historic PSG defeat

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich side lost 3-0 to PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Bayern Munich have sacked Carlo Ancelotti after Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. The Italian, who led Bayern to the Bundesliga title last season having been appointed to replace Pep Guardiola last summer, was dismissed after a meeting of the club’s board on Thursday. Earlier, Bayern’s chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had called for “consequences” following the loss at the Parc des Princes, ...

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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. ...

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Keita sent off as Monchengladbach earn draw at Leipzig


Borussia Monchengladbach twice came back from behind to grab a 2-2 draw at 10-man RB Leipzig. Timo Werner struck the home side in front after 17 minutes but Thorgan Hazard equalised from the penalty spot eight minutes later. Jean Agustin quickly put the home side back in front but the visitors sealed a point when Lars Stindl netted their second ...

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Wolfsburg sack Andries Jonker after seven months in charge

File - In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker attends the team's warm up prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin, Germany. Jonker has been dismissed as head coach of VfL Wolfsburg on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonker has been dismissed by Wolfsburg after just seven months in charge. The weekend’s 1-0 defeat at Stuttgart left Wolfsburg stuttering in 14th place in the Bundesliga. The 54-year old joined Wolfsburg in February after less than three years at the Emirates having taken over as Liam Brady’s replacement in 2014. He helped Wolfsburg avoid ...

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich win on opening day of season

Niklas Sule headed in the opener as two players scored on their Bundesliga debut for Bayern for the first time since 2007 - when Miroslav Klose and Luca Toni netted against Rostock

Bayern Munich benefitted from a historic video replay decision as they opened the Bundesliga season with a win against Bayer Leverkusen at a rain-soaked Allianz Arena. The defending champions, who are bidding for a sixth successive title, were given a second-half penalty after referee Tobias Stieler consulted the video assistant referee (VAR) system which has been introduced to the German ...

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Nicolai Muller: Hamburg winger celebrates goal and ruptures knee ligament

Nicolai Muller has played twice for Germany, and joined Hamburg in 2014 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller will miss the next seven months after he ruptured a knee ligament in celebrating a goal. Having scored eight minutes into Saturday’s 1-0 home win over Augsburg, Muller performed a series of helicopter whirls before launching himself into a jump as he punched the air. He landed awkwardly, and was clearly in pain as his team-mates ...

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Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, Bundesliga champions say

Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, according to the club

Bayern Munich claim Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave the Bundesliga champions, adding clubs “risk a FIFA penalty” if they negotiate with the player. Sky Sports News HQ reported earlier on Wednesday that United and Chelsea want to sign the Poland striker this summer and had both held initial talks with his representatives. The Bundesliga champions told Sky Germany: ...

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Bayern win record 5th straight Bundesliga title

Bayern captain Philipp Lahm now has a record nine Bundesliga titles, one more than Oliver Kahn, Mehmet Scholl and Bastian Schweinsteiger (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bayern Munich thrashed Wolfsburg 6-0 to clinch the Bundesliga for a record fifth straight season and give manager Carlo Ancelotti a title in a fourth top European league. It has been another season of domestic dominance for Bayern, who wrapped up their 27th championship with three games to go with a thumping win. Ancelotti’s side have lost just twice in ...

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