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'I have too many titles' - Bayern boss Guardiola lashes out at critics
'I have too many titles' - Bayern boss Guardiola lashes out at critics

Pep Guardiola was in a defiant mood ahead of Bayern's UEFA CL semifinal tie against Atletico MadridPep Guardiola has taken aim at his critics ahead of Bayern Munich’s UEFA Champions League semifinal 2nd leg against Atletico Madrid. The former Barcelona manager reminded everyone of his succesful, trophy-laden career as manager, using that to sarcastically note that he is undeservedly criticized.Guardiola made the comments when facing the

May 3 2016
Leicester stand to gain up to $365 million windfall
Leicester stand to gain up to $365 million windfall

Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City celebrate winning Premier League title - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri (R) and owner Vichai Raksriaksornwith (C) celebrate with players during training Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough Livepic (Reuters) - Leicester City have the chance of making anything between 150 million pounds ($220 million) and 250 million pounds ($365 million) from their sensational Premier League trium

May 3 2016
I knew at Christmas that Leicester would win title, says Ranieri
I knew at Christmas that Leicester would win title, says Ranieri

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicBy Gavin JonesROME (Reuters) - Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri said on Tuesday that he believed at Christmas his team would win the Premier League, even as he continued to tell the media his only goal was avoiding relegation."Now I can say it, I always knew we'd

May 3 2016
Champions League: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid : Preview, Team News, Formations and Match Prediction
Champions League: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid : Preview, Team News, Formations and Match Prediction

Saul dribbles past Bayern defenders to give Atletico the lead versus Bayern MunichBayern Munich host Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena in Munich in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final. Atletico lead the Bavarians in the tie. Munich manager, Pep Guardiola will be eager to win this tie, given that this is his last shot at Champions League glory with the German giants.Bayern are trailing in the semi-finals courtesy Saul Niguez&

May 3 2016
Leicester's Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide
Leicester's Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide

A "backing the blues" afternoon tea is displayed at the Turkey Cafe in Leicester, Britain March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Darren StaplesREUTERS - Leicester City's remarkable Premier League triumph after starting the season as 5,000-1 outsiders to win the title made the pages of the press around the world on Tuesday.Leicester clinched the English league title for the first time in their 132-year history on Monday night when second-placed Tottenham Hotspur

Champions League flashback: When Atletico Madrid endured a Bavarian nightmare at Brussels
Champions League flashback: When Atletico Madrid endured a Bavarian nightmare at Brussels

 Uli Hoeness takes the ball around Madrid goalkeeper Miguel Reina on his way to scoring his 2nd goal of the game.As Atletico Madrid prepare for a make or break Champions League semi-final clash against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in a few days' time let us roll back the clock to the 1973-74 European Cup final when these teams met in two 'finales' as different as chalk and cheese at Brussels.Though only time would tell

May 3 2016
Fernando Torres says Bayern Munich is the toughest team Atletico Madrid have faced this season
Fernando Torres says Bayern Munich is the toughest team Atletico Madrid have faced this season

Fernando Torres has been in good form for Atletico MadridAtletico Madrid take on Bayern Munich in the crucial second leg of their Champions League semi-final and ahead of the big match, the Spaniard heaped praise on their German opposition. Torres also spoke about how the whole team stood together."The most important thing is that we know who we are," he explained."We are nothing if we are not a team. As a team we can beat anyone.&

May 3 2016
UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid: Timings, Where to Watch Online and Television
UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid: Timings, Where to Watch Online and Television

Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich before the kick-off of the first leg Bundesliga defending champions, Bayern Munich are set to host Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena, later tonight. The Spanish side had, previously, registered a 1-0 victory over their German counterparts in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final fixture at the Vincente Calderon Stadium, a few nights back.The encounter is going

May 3 2016
Bayern winger Ribery ruled fit for Atletico semi-final
Bayern winger Ribery ruled fit for Atletico semi-final

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid - Munich, Germany - 02/05/16 Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery thumbs-up during training for UEFA Champions League semi-final return match against Atletico Madrid REUTERS/Michaela RehleMUNICH (Reuters) - Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has recovered from a back injury in time for their Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, coach Pep Guardiola said.The Germans

May 2 2016
Atletico to focus on teamwork against Bayern, says Torres
Atletico to focus on teamwork against Bayern, says Torres

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid - Allianz Arena Munich, Germany - 02/05/16 Atletico Madrid's midfielder Gabi during training prior to UEFA Champions League semi-final return match against Bayern Munich REUTERS/Michaela RehleMUNICH (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid must rely on their renowned teamwork to get past Bayern Munich in Tuesday's Champions League last four clash as they bid to reach a second final in three seasons, said

May 2 2016
UEFA Champions League: Franck Ribery looking forward to facing Atletico Madrid
UEFA Champions League: Franck Ribery looking forward to facing Atletico Madrid

Franck Ribery in training before the Atletico Madrid gameBavarian football giants Bayern Munich's winger Franck Ribery has said he is looking forward to playing against Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's second leg of the Champions League semi-final here.The Frenchman came off the bench in the second half of the first leg away against Atletico where Bayern suffered a 0-1 defeat.He then had to sit out a Bundesliga tie against Borussia Monchengla

May 2 2016
Barcelona legend Xavi defends Messi over alleged special treatment
Barcelona legend Xavi defends Messi over alleged special treatment

Atletico Madrid's Filipe Luis accused Lionel Messi of play-acting after he was sent off for a tackle on the Argentinian. Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi has defended Lionel Messi over allegations that he receives special treatment from referees.Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luiz accused the Argentinian of play-acting after the defender was sent off during Barcelona’s win over Atletico in January. The Brazilian defender later clai

May 2 2016
Preview - Guardiola out to end semi-final misery against Atletico
Preview - Guardiola out to end semi-final misery against Atletico

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Borussia Moenchengladbach - German Bundesliga - Allianz-Arena, Munich, Germany 30/04/16 - Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola reacts during the match. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) - Bayern Munich are desperate to avoid losing a third consecutive Champions League semi-final to Spanish opponents when they host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday but coach Pep Guardiola has his work cut out to end his time in Germany

May 2 2016
European roundup - Barca stay ahead, Leicester on brink
European roundup - Barca stay ahead, Leicester on brink

Football Soccer - Real Betis v Barcelona- Spanish Liga BBVA - Benito de Villamarin stadium, Seville - 30/4/16 Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates with team mates after scoring. REUTERS / Marcelo del Pozo LONDON (Reuters) - Barcelona remained at the La Liga summit as the top three sides all won while Leicester City and Bayern Munich missed the chance to secure the Premier League and Bundesliga titles.Bayern were held to a 1-1 home draw by Borussi

May 2 2016
Bayern focused on Atletico after Bundesliga disappointment
Bayern focused on Atletico after Bundesliga disappointment

Bayern Munich's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge attends the annual general meeting of the German Bundesliga first division soccer club in Munich, Germany, November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/FilesREUTERS - Bayern Munich will put the disappointment of failing to secure the Bundesliga title behind them to focus on Tuesday's Champions League semi-final game against Atletico Madrid, chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on Sunday.The German side host A

May 1 2016
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