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Young at heart Heynckes ‘back for Bayern’

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Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Jupp Heynckes said Monday that love for Bayern Munich, rather than any personal ambition, had lured him out of retirement for a fourth stint at the helm of the Bavarian giants.

The man who left the club in 2013 after leading them to the treble, making way for Pep Guardiola, on Monday stepped into the position vacated by Carlo Ancelotti, said his advanced age would be no obstacle.

Young at heart Heynckes ‘back for Bayern’

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Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Jupp Heynckes said Monday that love for Bayern Munich, rather than any personal ambition, had lured him out of retirement for a fourth stint at the helm of the Bavarian giants.

The man who left the club in 2013 after leading them to the treble, making way for Pep Guardiola, on Monday stepped into the position vacated by Carlo Ancelotti, said his advanced age would be no obstacle.

Bayern’s Hoeness slams ‘unacceptable’ transfers before PSG clash

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has launched a thinly-veiled attack on Wednesday’s Champions League opponents Paris Saint-Germain by slamming the “unacceptable” nature of recent inflated transfer fees.

Qatar-owned PSG signed Neymar from Barcelona for a world record 222 million euros ($264m) and recruited Kylian Mbappe from Monaco just before the transfer deadline last month on an initial loan deal which is set to be made into a permanent move for 180 million euros next year.

Bayern’s Hoeness slams ‘unacceptable’ transfers before PSG clash

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has launched a thinly-veiled attack on Wednesday’s Champions League opponents Paris Saint-Germain by slamming the “unacceptable” nature of recent inflated transfer fees.

Qatar-owned PSG signed Neymar from Barcelona for a world record 222 million euros ($264m) and recruited Kylian Mbappe from Monaco just before the transfer deadline last month on an initial loan deal which is set to be made into a permanent move for 180 million euros next year.

Lewandowski scores twice in Bayern romp

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Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski netted twice on his 100th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern Munich who brushed off their internal strife with a 4-0 hammering of Mainz on Saturday.

Lewandowski has now netted 82 goals for Munich amidst reports he wants to join Real Madrid next season, but Bayern chairman Uli Hoeness laughed off the claim by Spanish newspaper AS.

Lewandowski scores twice in Bayern romp

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Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski netted twice on his 100th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern Munich who brushed off their internal strife with a 4-0 hammering of Mainz on Saturday.

Lewandowski has now netted 82 goals for Munich amidst reports he wants to join Real Madrid next season, but Bayern chairman Uli Hoeness laughed off the claim by Spanish newspaper AS.

Bayern boss wary as German clubs spend record sum

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s top clubs had spent a record 600 million euros ($713mn) by the time the transfer window closed Thursday with Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness wary of the spiralling prices.

Bayern set a new club and Bundesliga record when they signed French midfielder Corentin Tolisso from Lyon for 41.

Bayern boss wary as German clubs spend record sum

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s top clubs had spent a record 600 million euros ($713mn) by the time the transfer window closed Thursday with Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness wary of the spiralling prices.

Bayern set a new club and Bundesliga record when they signed French midfielder Corentin Tolisso from Lyon for 41.

Bayern Munich name Salihamidzic new sporting director

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich on Monday named former Bosnian international Hasan Salihamidzic as their new sporting director, filling a role that has gone vacant for over a year.

Salihamidzic has signed a three-year contract, taking over the post after Matthias Sammer quit last July due to ill health.

Football: Bayern won’t join transfer bidding war ‘madness’ – Hoeness

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Singapore (AFP) – Bayern Munich will not enter into a bidding war for star footballers, the German champions’ boss Uli Hoeness said, describing skyrocketing transfer prices as “madness”.

“I don’t want to buy a player for 150 or 200 million euros, I don’t want to join in such madness.

Football: Bayern won’t join transfer bidding war ‘madness’ – Hoeness

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Singapore (AFP) – Bayern Munich will not enter into a bidding war for star footballers, the German champions’ boss Uli Hoeness said, describing skyrocketing transfer prices as “madness”.

“I don’t want to buy a player for 150 or 200 million euros, I don’t want to join in such madness.

‘We Can’t Pay €100m For 28-Year-Olds’ – Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness Effectively Rules Out Move For Alexis Sanchez

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Bayern Munich presidentUli Hoeness has effectively ruled theclub out of the running to sign Alexis Sanchez this summer, declaring that the Bundesliga champions can't afford to go spendingsilly moneyon players thatare knocking on 30 years of age.

Bayern have already squirrelled away four new signings since the end of the season, with Corentin Tolisso, Serge Gnabry, Niklas Sule and Sebastian Rudy all joining the flock.

Five things we learned about the Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) Uli Hoeness has returned as Bayern Munich's president, Borussia Dortmund slumped after their midweek Champions League goal fest and new boys RB Leipzig remain unbeaten and top of the league.

Here are five things we learned from the twelfth round of matches in the Bundesliga:

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Five things we learned about the Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) Uli Hoeness has returned as Bayern Munich's president, Borussia Dortmund slumped after their midweek Champions League goal fest and new boys RB Leipzig remain unbeaten and top of the league.

Here are five things we learned from the twelfth round of matches in the Bundesliga:

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Hoeness – German football saint, tax sinner

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Berlin (AFP) Uli Hoeness was on Friday re-elected as Bayern Munich's president, returning to lead Germany's top club despite a spectacular own goal which landed him in jail.

After 21 months behind bars, Hoeness was released in February from Landsberg prison, where Adolf Hitler wrote 'Mein Kampf', after being convicted of evading at least 28.

Hoeness – German football saint, tax sinner

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Berlin (AFP) Uli Hoeness was on Friday re-elected as Bayern Munich's president, returning to lead Germany's top club despite a spectacular own goal which landed him in jail.

After 21 months behind bars, Hoeness was released in February from Landsberg prison, where Adolf Hitler wrote 'Mein Kampf', after being convicted of evading at least 28.

Hoeness returns as Bayern president

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Berlin (AFP) Uli Hoeness, the man who helped make Bayern Munich one of the world's most powerful clubs, was re-elected president of the Bavarian giants on Friday.

His election comes nine months after he was released from prison after serving half of a three-and-a-half-year sentence for tax evasion.

Bayern name ex-president Hoeness as sole candidate

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Berlin (AFP) Disgraced Uli Hoeness is set to be re-elected as Bayern Munich's president after the Bundesliga giants announced Saturday he is the only candidate for the post in the November elections.

The 64-year-old was freed from jail in February after serving 21 months for tax evasion, but is set to resume the position he resigned from in May 2014 shortly after being sentenced.

Guardiola deserved more credit at Bayern: Hoeness

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Berlin (AFP) Pep Guardiola has not been given the credit he deserves for his time at Bayern Munich, despite winning seven titles in three seasons, according to ex-club president Uli Hoeness.

Guardiola signed off his Munich sojourn on Saturday when Bayern won the German Cup by beating Borussia Dortmund 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out in Berlin to seal the German league and cup double.

Guardiola deserved more credit at Bayern: Hoeness

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Berlin (AFP) Pep Guardiola has not been given the credit he deserves for his time at Bayern Munich, despite winning seven titles in three seasons, according to ex-club president Uli Hoeness.

Guardiola signed off his Munich sojourn on Saturday when Bayern won the German Cup by beating Borussia Dortmund 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out in Berlin to seal the German league and cup double.

Former Bayern president Hoeness wins early release from prison

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Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness on Monday won early release from prison, with a German court ruling that he would be freed in February after serving around half of his sentence for tax evasion.

"Uli Hoeness will be released on February 29," said Herbert Veh, chief judge of the court in Augsburg, adding that the release date was mid-way through the soccer baron's 3.

Former Bayern president Hoeness wins early release from prison

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Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness on Monday won early release from prison, with a German court ruling that he would be freed in February after serving around half of his sentence for tax evasion.

"Uli Hoeness will be released on February 29," said Herbert Veh, chief judge of the court in Augsburg, adding that the release date was mid-way through the soccer baron's 3.

5 highlights of ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness’ career

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After he announced he was stepping down from his "life's work" at Bayern Munich and accepting his prison sentence for tax evasion, Uli Hoeness is still as popular as ever at the Bavarian club. Pep Guardiola recently dedicated a performance to Hoeness because "they all love him". Here's five defining moments in the 62-year-old career [.

Funny football finances: Uli Hoeness, QPR, Gheorghe Popescu, the Romanian League.

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By Tony Attwood

I'm not sure how much reporting there would have been concerning Uli Hoeness, president of Bayern Munich, and his admission of tax fraud had we not been playing in Munich.

But even with that spotlight, it just got a mention in most of the media and was then passed over as some [.

The story of German football in Europe: from Eintracht Frankfurt to Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund

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THE Germans are coming (again), by Ed Barrett.

German football didn't turn professional until the mid-sixties, but by that time the (West Germany) national team had already won the World Cup, and one of their clubs had reached the final of the European Champions Cup.

That club was Eintracht Frankfurt, whose appearance is etched in the memory of a generation of British football fans.

The Top Ten Dickest Things Bayern Munich Could Publicly Leak Right Before the Champions League Final

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The rivalry between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund is not so much equals staring one another down, but rather big brother-little brother. Munich is the unquestionable King of German soccer, while Dortrmund has lead a bit of an insurrection in recent years. This season, Bayern reclaimed the bundesliga crown and knocked out Dortmund in the German Cup, but found themselves in the Champions League semifinals across brackets.

Bayern Munich’s president is unhappy with the lack of competitiveness in the Bundesliga

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With five matches left to play, Bayern Munich have already won the Bundesliga title. They have lost only once this season. Their goal difference is 70. They even went six straight matches without conceding a single goal at one point. And as pleased with themselves as they must be, Bayern president Uli Hoeness says that the way in which they dominated the league this season is cause for concern.

Mid-Day Ticker: Martinez move to Bayern in jeopardy, Guido makes debut and more

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By JOEY SAMUEL

Javi Martinez has been rumored with a move from Athletic Bilbao to Bayern Munich for weeks. But suddenly, the deal seems much less likely to be completed.

On Wednesday, Bayern president Uli Hoeness downplayed the potential move for the centerback, calling the Athletic Bilbao front office "very, very stubborn" and claiming that Bilbao is doing everything they can to stop the move.

Guardiola To Bayern Munich In 2013?

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Bayern Munich have jumped into the Pep Guardiola sweepstakes after Bayern general manager Christian Nerlinger is reported to have held talks with Guardiola's agent.

Guardiola is arguably the best manager in the world after guiding Barcelonia to 13 tiles in four years including three La Liga titles and two Champions League triumphs.

Pies Classics: 25 Brilliant Vintage European Cup Final Photos

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By Chris Wright

A classic from the archives, here's 25 beautiful shots from European Cup Finals past because, as Paul Simon once said, everything looks better in black and white...

A young Martin O'Neil sits at the back of the bus as Nottingham Forest parade the European Cup trophy along the Trent Embankment after beating Malmo in the 1979 final

Peter Shilton, Trevor Francis, Larry Lloyd, Ian Bowyer et al celebrate Nottingham Forest's 1979 European Cup win a feat they also repeated the following year

King Kenny wakes up with the European Cup in his bed after scoring the winning goal against Club Brugge in the previous night's final, 1978

Bayern Munich's Georg Schwarzenbeck tackles St Etienne's Herve Revelli (r) from behind as Munich goalkeeper Sepp Maier looks on, 1976

St Etienne's Gerard Janvion (r) blocks a shot from Bayern Munich's Uli Hoeness, 1976

St Etienne goalkeeper Ivan Curkovic saves at the feet of Bayern Munich's Gerd Muller, 1976

Leeds scrappers Joe Jordan and Billy Bremner pick a fight with Bayern Munich's Gerd Muller, 1975

Gerd Muller celebrates Bayern Munich's 2-0 victory over Leeds United in the 1975 final

After thrashing Atletico Madrid 4-0 in the 1974 final replay, Bayern Munich pair Johnny Hansen and Gerd Muller watch the reaction of the fans as Der Kaiser lifts the trophy

Bayern Munich's Paul Breitner is foiled by Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Reina, 1974

Ajax (Johan Cruyff first row, second from right) line up prior to the 1971 European Cup Final against Panathinaikos at Wembley

Liz Samain, grandmother of Chelsea legend Ron 'Chopper' Harris, stands proudly with the European Cup.

Uli continues to talk nonsense ahead of UCL final

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Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was the son of a butcher. It makes sense, really, as the old man continues to butcher all standards of decency ahead of Saturday's Champions League final.


Do what the album suggests, Uli.

Uli has been talking shite for a few weeks now, sticking his nose in all sorts of inappropriate places.

Philipp Lahm.

Lahm to retire in June and leave Bayern – report

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s captain Philipp Lahm will retire at the end of the season and leave the Bundesliga leaders having rejected a role as sports director, according to a report.

German magazine Sport Bild says in its Wednesday edition that the 33-year-old, who made his 500th appearance for Bayern last Saturday, will hang up his boots in June - despite having a year left on his contract.

Lahm to retire in June and leave Bayern – report

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s captain Philipp Lahm will retire at the end of the season and leave the Bundesliga leaders having rejected a role as sports director, according to a report.

German magazine Sport Bild says in its Wednesday edition that the 33-year-old, who made his 500th appearance for Bayern last Saturday, will hang up his boots in June - despite having a year left on his contract.

Clint Dempsey

Union v NE previews, Edu wants to doop, SoBs will go marching in, more news

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Previews ahead of Saturday's home opener. Edu wants to doop. Sons of Ben will revive tradition of marching into PPL together on Saturday. More news.

Villa in the house, Reading playoff win, more news

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Villa friendly. Okugo named to Team of the Week. Reading United advances in PDL Eastern Conference Playoffs. Thieves hit local youth soccer club hard. Cosmos plan. Poor soccer ticket sales at Olympics? More news.

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Uli Hoeneß erinnert an den Torhüter

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Was er macht, ist allererste Sahne. Das ist unbezahlbar. Wir spielen mit Torhüter. Das vergessen einige. Und bald spielt er in der gegnerischen Hälfte. Dem können die Abwehrspieler immer den Ball zuspielen, und er gibt ihn mit rechts oder links perfekt zurück.

Uli Hoeneß, Präsident des FC Bayern München, lobt Torhüter Manuel Neuer nach dem gewonnen Champions League Achtelfinale bei Arsenal London.

Uli Hoeneß hat eine Kriegserklärung bekommen

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Das ist eine Kriegserklärung.

Uli Hoeneß, Präsident des FC Bayern München, kommentiert nach der offiziellen Verpflichtung von Robert Lewandowski das 81-Millionen.Angebot von Real Madrid an Lewandowski, das den Wechsel zum FC Bayern München beinahe noch verhindert hat.

The Rest

Frohe Ostern!

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Frohe Ostern!

Fritten, Fussball & Bier wünscht Frohe Ostern. Ganz so harmonisch wie bei Andy Brehme und Uli Hoeneß wird es bei uns sicher nicht ablaufen, schließlich brauchen wir noch ein wenig mehr Action...oder frei nach Oli Kahn: "Wir brauchen Eier..." Also, sucht Euch mit euren Hasen ein paar dicke Eier (Hach,.

Hoeness: tres años de cárcel para el presidente de Bayern Munich.

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Después de recibir la condena de tres años y medio de cárcel por evasión fiscal, Uli Hoeness (62) renunció inmediatamente al cargo de presidente del Bayern Munich: "...renuncio con efecto inmediato al cargo de presidente del Bayern Múnich... de ese modo quiero evitar daños al club.

OTP Rebounds: Sunderland fans’ dirty knees chant, QPR finance plot thickens and Arsenal better without Jack Wilshere

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Playing tiki-taka with the interwebs Sunderland fans rather like Paolo Di Canio. And they want dirty knees too [101GG] QPR secure a bank loan the first in Tony Fernandes' time at the club [Guardian] Arsenal are better when Jack Wilshere doesn't play [Daily Mail] Uli Hoeness on a scooter, riding down the touchline [Dirty [.