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Bayern Munich surge ahead in German Bundesliga

Champions maintain their 13-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Hamburg coach van Marwijk sacked in Bundesliga

Hamburg fires coach Bert van Marwijk after just 143 days in charge in the wake of 4-2 drubbing at Bundesliga bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig.

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Winning Bundesliga difficult, says Guardiola

Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola.

Bayern Munich manager believes winning Bundesliga will prove harder than winning Champions League.

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Bayern Munich go ten points clear in Bundesliga

Thomas Mueller.

Bayern Munich went 10 points clear in the Bundesliga on Friday with a convincing 2-0 win at third-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach to extend their record unbeaten run to 42 matches.

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Schalke ease coach stress in Bundesliga

Ciaran Fahey Schalke eked out a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Freiburg to ease the pressure on coach Jens Keller on Sunday in the German soccer league, while Bayer Leverkusen lost 1-0 at home to Eintracht...

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'Ghost goal' sends Bayer Leverkusen to top of Bundesliga

Leverkusen's Sidney Sam celebrates scoring against Hoffenheim.

Bayer Leverkusen snatched top spot in the Bundesliga but only after a "ghost goal" allowed them to beat Hoffenheim 2-1.

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Bayern Munich move top of Bundesliga

Bayern Munich.

Ryland James Bayern Munich extended their unbeaten Bundesliga run to 34 games on Saturday by coming from behind for a 4-1 home win over Mainz to go back top of the Bundesliga.

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Kruse scores first Bundesliga goal

Robbie Kruse.

Socceroos striker scores his first goal in the Bundesliga as Fortuna Dusseldorf play out a 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim.

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Nuremberg extend Bundesliga run

Berlin Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake again shone in Nuremberg's 2-1 win over Mainz 05 on Sunday as they extended their nine-match unbeaten run on the weekend Bayern Munich were finally crowned German...

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Gladbach wobbling in Bundesliga

Berlin Borussia Moenchengladbach's hold on the fourth and final Champions League spot for next season weakened on Tuesday after they were held 2-2 by 10-man Werder Bremen in their Bundesliga clash.

Boxing Day action for Bundesliga in 2009

Boxing Day 2009 could reportedly see a full round of Bundesliga action as Germany football authorities are set to do away with the winter break.

Berliners starved of Bundesliga success

Berlin may be the capital of Germany, but remains a footballing backwater.

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The Socceroos' generation next still in under-12s

Looking ahead: Young indigenous soccer players, from the John Moriarty Football team in the Northern Territory, at a Socceroos training session in Vitoria, Brazil, last month.

Liam Mannix The first generation of the new, improved Socceroos are just finishing primary school.

Miralem Pjanic scores wonder goal for Roma in Manchester United friendly

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Eryk Bagshaw From well behind the half-way line, Miralem Pjanic surprised everyone

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World Cup hero Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid

Unstoppable: Toni Kroos was part of a powerful German midfield.

German World Cup winner Toni Kroos on Thursday agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants announced.

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Germany captain Philipp Lahm quits international football

The World Cup's best passer: Ex-German international defender Philipp Lahm.

Mark Meadows Germany captain Philipp Lahm has quit international football just days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil.

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Tim Cahill named in MLS All-Stars squad to face Bayern Munich

Tim Cahill named in the Major League Soccer All-Stars to play Bayern Munich next month in Portland.

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Western Sydney Wanderers' passionate supporters helped convince Dutch star Romeo Castelen to move

Romeo Castelen

Former Dutch international Romeo Castelen has signed a two-year deal with Western Sydney.

Brisbane Roar search for next Besart Berisha

Former Roar striker Besart Berisha will be tough to replace for coach Mike Mulvey.

Phil Lutton A-League champions back in training search for striker goes on.

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Melbourne Victory signs French defender Matthieu Delpierre

Victory have signed Matthieu Delpierre (r)

Melbourne Victory has signed French defender Matthieu Delpierre on a one-year A-League deal.