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Mueller not stepping down from Germany duty

Bayern Munich and Germany forward Thomas Mueller has shot down rumours of a pending international retirement, saying on Monday he will "always be available" for selection.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Bayern sign Sommer from Gladbach to replace injured Neuer

Bayern Munich have signed Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer from Borussia Moenchengladbach to replace injured Manuel Neuer, the German champions said on Thursday.

January 9, 2023
January 9, 2023

Mueller not stepping down from Germany duty

Bayern Munich and Germany forward Thomas Mueller has shot down rumours of a pending international retirement, saying on Monday he will "always be available" for selection.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

World Cup needs risk-takers, says Klinsmann

Former World Cup winner Jurgen Klinsmann said the tournament in Qatar has shown the need for risk-taking players such as Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Essence of my travel

In my family, short trips were the norm. I would tag along with my parents even on some business trips. These were not exactly sightseeing trips, although some side excursions were always baked in. Those visits, prosaic to some, still drew me because there were always a few things in them that excited my senses. I’d scoop up and relish every opportunity just as the thirsty hands collect water and stay tightly together to keep every bit from slipping through. Lush countryside dotted with little villages, roadside hot tea, and unpaved roads bisecting the green fields were all a treat.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

We need the basics: Flick

Germany have enough quality to become a dominant force in football again but one thing that is currently missing is their strength in defending which helped them win four World Cups, coach Hansi Flick said after they were knocked out on Thursday.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

'Absolute catastrophe' - Mueller on Germany World Cup exit

Germany forward Thomas Mueller said his country's exit from the World Cup at the group stage for the second tournament in a row on Thursday was an "absolute catastrophe".

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Group E and F permutations: Germany on the brink, Croatia edge three-way race

No wins in their opening two matches, including a 2-1 shock against Japan, have left Germany reeling at bottom of Group E, meaning they must win against Costa Rica and then rely on 2010 champions Spain to beat Japan in order to remain in contention for qualification.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

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November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

I am not going anywhere even if Germany eliminated: Flick

Germany coach Hansi Flick has no plans to step down if the four-time world champions crash out of the World Cup early for the second straight tournament, he said on Wednesday.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

France's Frappart to lead all-female referee trio in Costa Rica-Germany match

Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a men's World Cup match after FIFA announced on Tuesday that she will take charge of Thursday's Group E match between Germany and Costa Rica.