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Draw dampens Bayern’s Oktoberfest visit

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich were in dampened spirits during their visit to the Munich ‘Oktoberfest’ beer festival on Saturday, after a shock Bundesliga home draw to mid-table Wolfsburg.

Bayern threw away a two-goal lead on Friday at the Allianz Arena which cost them the chance to top the Bundesliga table.

Bayern Munich: Mats Hummels Shows Up With Freshly-Dyed Blonde Hair, Even Lidl Have Subtle Dig (Photos)

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On Wednesday evening, Bayern Munich recorded a straightforward 3-0 win over Bundesliga upstarts RB Leipzig tospiritthemselves back to their rightful place on top of the pile.

Other than the result, the game was notable for two reasons: The first being Thiago Alcantara's masterful pass to Santa and the second being the debut of Mats Hummels' horrendous new dye-job.

Carlo Ancelotti Joins The Leather-Clad Fun As Bayern Munich Celebrate Oktoberfest (Photos)

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Sunday saw the entire Bayern Munich entourage talc up and slither into their finest leather shorts for the club's annual Oktoberfest celebration.

As per usual, the Bayern masses dressed up to the nines and descended on the beer tent at the Theresienwiese in Munich, with Carlo Ancelotti cutting a handsome dash at his first ever Oktoberfest as coach.

Dropped points dampen Bayern’s Oktoberfest visit

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Berlin (AFP) Decked in traditional Bavarian dress, Carlo Ancelotti and his Bayern Munich squad were all smiles as they sipped mugs of beer at Oktoberfest on Sunday despite their week to forget.

Having started the season with seven straight wins under Ancelotti, their new head coach who replaced Pep Guardiola, Bayern's dream start was soured by their 1-0 Champions League group stage defeat at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Dropped points dampen Bayern’s Oktoberfest visit

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Berlin (AFP) Decked in traditional Bavarian dress, Carlo Ancelotti and his Bayern Munich squad were all smiles as they sipped mugs of beer at Oktoberfest on Sunday despite their week to forget.

Having started the season with seven straight wins under Ancelotti, their new head coach who replaced Pep Guardiola, Bayern's dream start was soured by their 1-0 Champions League group stage defeat at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

OFFBEAT: Luis Suarez’s Saudi Arabia ‘Selfie’, Bayern Munich’s Oktoberfest Party

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Barcelona and Uruguay's Luis Suarez just cannot escape the limelight wherever he travels in this world.

This time, a taxi driver in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, noticed the 27-year-old star had discreetly boarded his cab from the airport.

Much to the chagrin of Suarez, the cab driver quickly snapped a ‘Selfie' with the player from where he was sitting.

Bayern Munich’s Oktoberfest 2013: Arjen Robben, Dante and Ribery’s Family Day Out – Plus Guardiola’s Hat

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Bayern Munich kicked off their annual Oktoberfest festivities over the weekend, with the first team players (and their fabulous families) arriving in Theresienwiese, Munich, for the 180th edition of the festival.

The club dinner and celebrations has been an ongoing tradition at the German club and usually takes place on the final weekend of Oktoberfest (Read last year's edition here!

Bayern Munich’s new away kit was inspired by lederhosen

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With Oktoberfest fast approaching and the Bavarians proving themselves as the overlords of European football, Adidas has gone perhaps a bit too traditional and modeled Bayern Munich's new away kit after lederhosen. The brown shorts were intended to look like leather pants to go with the white collared shirt and to complete the ensemble, Adidas even produced a special jacket and "jaunty hat" to go with it.

Bayern Munich Celebrates Oktoberfest, Philipp Lahm Toasts To Mueller’s Blue Eye – Plus German WAGS

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Bayern Munich celebrated the 2012 Edition of Oktoberfest in typical Bavarian style yesterday, except this time, they had new recruit Javi Martinez within their ranks. Granted, the Spaniard looked a little confused by the dress code (the Spanish don't do Bavarian Fancy dress bring on the 'beret', which is the traditional Basque costume!

POTD : Sami Khedira, Franck Ribery & The Oktoberfest Kicks Off In Germany

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Sami Khedira and his fiancee, Germany's Next Top Model (Cycle 1) winner Lena Gercke kicked off their Oktoberfest celebrations in style earlier this week, although clearly, there was no beer in sight (Coke, anybody?!)

The Real Madrid midfield made sure to turn up in an outfit that the entire Indiana Jones' section of your Costume Shop would be jealous of.

The Best Of Bayern Munich’s Oktoberfest…”Prost!”

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Right, we know Gossip Wednesday takes place tomorrow but this was just too difficult to pass up! Every football club needs to do Oktoberfest, like Bayern Munich (bitte! / pleeease). Forget all those gala nights and red carpets (here's looking at you, Man United) just arrive in your finest Bavarian suits and dresses-Â like Thomas Mueller and his wife, Lisa, above -Â and you're all bloody well good to go!

Bayern Munich Don Lederhosen For Annual Oktoberfest Knees-Up (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Around this time every year, the Bayern Munich squad celebrate the onset of Oktoberfest by talcing up and slithering into their lederhosen for a traditional Paulaner photo shoot here are the best snaps from this year's, which took place at the club's training ground yesterday.

Noticias : Bayern’s Beer Day Out & Neymar Finally Speaks Up

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Ah yes, if it isn't the guys of Bayern Munich in their traditional Bavarian costumes! On a wet, rainy Monday yesterday, Thomas Mueller, Arjen Robben, Manuel Neuer, Philipp Lahm and co' arrived at the training ground for the club's annual photo shoot with a beer company.

Going Suds Up: The Best Beers, The Best Soccer

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By Kirsten Schlewitz / Senior West Coast Beer and Aston Villa Correspondent

So fans of soccer in America, do you know what Fox Soccer would like to show you on Saturday? Blackburn – Arsenal is the early match, followed by Aston Villa – Newcastle. I'm a Villa fan, and I'm still not pleased by this offering.

No Oktoberfest For You! Bayern Munich Miss Out After Poor Form

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Bayern Are Missing Out!

The Bayern Munich squad had their Oktoberfest priviliges withheld after poor Bundesliga form leaves them an entire 13 points away from the league summit. Uli Hoeness, the club's president, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the current chairman of Bayern Munich, both had some choice words for the Bundesliga champions on their recent dip in form.

Van Gaal Castiga A Su Plantel

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El DT Louis Van Gaal sabe donde les duele a sus jugadores y despues de los pesimos resultados de las ultimas fechas, supuestamente una de las peores en su historia, el tecnico decidio cancelar la visita del equipo al Oktoberfest 2010 y en su lugar ahora los jugadores tendran que entrenar esa mañana a las 11:30.

Bayern’s Celebrations!

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So here's Philipp Lahm and his 'Freundin' celebrating Bayern's entry into the Champions League final! It's all thanks to Daniel Craig Ivica Olic, we say! Without his three goals, they'd probably be keeping the wine bottles for future fermentation. Like at the next Oktoberfest.

Meat-eating LINKS

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A new look at Bayern Munich and Oktoberfest.

Kickette also has the pictures of booze and cleavage too.

If you're into that.

Now the links:
  • Lotsa great high-quality goals. [101 Great Goals]
  • Wicks suspended for Montero stomp. [Goff]
  • USMNT ain't likely to get a W.

Oktoberfest 2009: Now with Extra Meat

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It's that special time of year, Kickettes.

No, not the time when you can finally justify spending your rent money on a pair of over-the-knee boots because it's fall well, that too but, because it's Oktoberfest. Cue dozens of footballers photographed taking part in beer swilling and much lederhosen merriment.

Oktoberfest 2009: Now with Extra Meat

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It's that special time of year, Kickettes.

No, not the time when you can finally justify spending your rent money on a pair of over-the-knee boots because it's fall well, that too but, because it's Oktoberfest. Cue dozens of footballers photographed taking part in beer swilling and much lederhosen merriment.


Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Needs More Lederhosen

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Settle in for Germans at Oktoberfest, Americans on rosters, Haitians playing for the love of the game, and at least one Swede, because Zlatan.

Happy Tuesday, everyone. We're going to get right to it today because you don't need my words, you just need Lederhosen.

FC Bayern Munich wear lederhosen, drink beer at Oktoberfest - SBNation.

Bayern Munich Duly Visit the Oktoberfest, Didier Drogba Checks by With His Boyfriend

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Schalke fans might want to skip this. Everybody else, who has seen enough of Bayern players in Lederhosen and WAGs in Dirndls, can skip this as well.

It's Oktoberfest time in Munich again and Bayern paid a visit. As they do every year. And either Bayern are already operating on a level, where a 0-0 draw away at Hoffenheim equals a horrible defeat, or they really would have rather spend their day someplace else.

Caption This! Drogba, Mad Jens and lederhosen

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Old friends link up at Oktoberfest. The weirdness.

Where the white women at?

Let's see what you got, people.

Steve Gohouri Mistaken For Didier Drogba’s Boyfriend At Oktoberfest

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By Chris Wright

Ivory Coast teammates Didier Drogba and Steve Gohouri donned thier lederhosen and flew out to Munich on Sunday afternoon to sample a wee smidge of the Oktoberfest festivities currently engulfing the city and, by all accounts, had a gay old time though not quite as gay as a member of the German press would have it.

Die Wiesn ist ja scho wieda…

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Die Wiesn, das legendäre Oktoberfest, das hauptsächlich im September stattfindet, ist schon wieder im vollem Gange. Für uns in München bedeutet das 3 Fussballwochenenden Ausnahmezustand, eine volle Stadt und Fans, die es nicht ertragen können, wenn Münchner Vereine TSV 1860 München oder der FC Bayern München ihre Wiesn-Heimspiele verlieren.

1860 Munich

Enjoy Oktoberfest With 1860 Munich

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When one thinks of football, Munich, and Oktoberfest, it typically involves unholy sights such as Philipp Lahm, Franck Ribery, and Bastian Schweinsteiger clanking giant mugs of beer whilst wearing lederhosen. Well, they joined it last year, and perhaps even the year previous, but when you're wallowing in the lower leagues, exposure is hit or miss.

TSV 1860 München Uhlsport 2012 Oktoberfest Shirt

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German 2. Bundesliga (second tier) football clubTSV 1860 München has released a limited edition jersey from technical sponsor Uhlsport in celebration of Oktoberfest 2012. Featuring a printed reminiscent of the...

Photos: Only in Bavaria

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In the past Bayern's traditional visit of Munich's Oktoberfest was a way of celebrating humorless league dominance with one Maß after the other. In recent years it has been more about putting a good face on matters and drowning your sorrow in alcohol. At least the players now know, what it feels like signing for 1860 Munich.

EFW Oktoberfest

Viktoria Plzeň v Viktoria Zizkov

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Plzeň, Thrills and Bellyaches Viktoria Plzeň 4-1 Viktoria Zizkov (23:10:11) The last match of the 2011 EFW Oktoberfest and the chance to out with a bang. As we were based in Prague we could have opened our city maps and headed down Easy Street to Slavia Prague, but where is the thrill in that? Especially as Slavia's ground was sold to me as the Czech equivalent of Southampton's St Mary's Stadium

Sparta Praha B v Zbrojovka Brno

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Brno Boycott Blues Sparta Praha B 2-2 Zbrojovka Brno (22:10:11) Day 3 of the Oktoberfest and the EFWers are split between those who fancy staying a lie-in and those who are keen for a bit of Czech Division Two action. Britski Belasi's Dan Richardson was in the latter group.... A reality of having ‘B' teams in the league pyramid is that with one relegation you can find yourself playing your


Debrecen v PSV Eindhoven - Europa League

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Florints Against the Machine
Debrecen 1-2 PSV Eindhoven (21:10:10)
The first rule of the EFW Oktoberfest is that you should talk about the EFW Oktoberfest. Although you might find this hard to believe - I normally take a couple of notes at games I attend. However, upon my return from four days in Hungary and Slovakia, my notes consisted of just four words and read thus: Florints Against the Machine.

EFW Oktoberfest 2009 - Day 3 Match 4

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Willem, it was really something
Willem II 4-1 Heerenveen (25:10:09)

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The last day of the EFW Oktoberfest and finally our hosts in Tilburg (Willem II) were playing at home. It was with a heavy heart that we checked out of the 1 FIFA star rated 'Hotel Central Tilburg' on the morning of the match.

The Rest

FAIL Files: Oktoberfest 2012

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Here's an 1860 Munich player with a small dog. Yes, that's really all we found even after putting a call-to-action out to the Army. Few events on the annual social calendar arouse us like Oktoberfest does. Ladies Day at Aintree, the end of season bubba parade(s) and so forth. So considering this, you can [.

After beating Germany, Cesare Prandelli had a beer at his press conference

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The day after beating Germany 2-1 to advance to a Euro 2012 final against Spain, Italy manager Cesare Prandelli celebrated his team's success by enjoying a beer at his press conference with a man wearing a Super Mario shirt.

One would hope that this is more Prandelli's way of showing his superiority over the land of Oktoberfest and not a sign of letting down his guard before the job is done.

Offbeat Wednesday : Neymar’s Love Life, Drogba’s Oktoberfest & More!

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Every Wednesday, we round up some of the funny and interesting stories from the world of football! Today, read about Neymar's love trials, Drogba's Oktoberfest & the Van der Vaarts.

Now now, don't be hatin' yet! We know many girls come to this site looking for Neymar and can't get enough of the Santos boy wonder.

Ferguson and Wenger: one burns brightly as the other fades

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By Darshan Joshi

Even stars die, eventually. There hasn't been an observed supernova in our Milky Way for over four hundred years (Galileo hadn't even seen the many moons of Jupiter, or confirmed that the Sun was the heart of the solar system when this had occurred), but that such timeless galactic fixtures can perish so vigorously only serves to epitomise the fleeting nature of everything associated with our universe.

Raphael Honigstein in Germany

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Beating Bayern in Munich, in the midst of Oktoberfest, has made Mainz 05's young side every neutrals' favourites.

Mainz's Bruchweg Boys wow the fans but Bayern remain out of tune.

Chivas USA Friday gameday

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If you are one of those types who can't resist gazing at car wrecks on the freeway then this match-up is for you.

Technically, Chivas USA is still in with a post-season shot; realistically that's not going to happen.

Phil Collin had a more in-depth look at Chivas USA Thursday in case you missed it.

Oh this is the one, ah this is the one, we've been waiting for...

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EFW Oktoberfest 2009 has arrived

"Sometimes I feel like throwing my hand up in the air" sang Candi Staton in her hit tune 'You Got The Love'. Well, we know just how the Statonmeister felt because we feel like doing the same right here, right now. Lord, we just don't care - owing to the fact that the EFW team are going on an EFW - just how we like it.

Ja, Es Gut

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October means Oktoberfest, and FC Bayern Munich's Daniel van Buyten and his girlfriend or wife (depending on who you believe), Celine, were all over it this past Sunday. Really, does it matter if she's his wife or his girlfriend? It's a celebration either way.

Here is a better photo of her.