Germany team manager Oliver Bierhoff believes  the goalscoring form of players like Thomas Mueller can offset the lack of strikers in the squad for the game against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph:   Michael Dalder/Reuters

Team manager Oliver Bierhoff expects Germany to qualify for the World Cup with a victory over the Republic of Ireland in Cologne this Friday despite a(...)

 Germany coach Joachim Löw

Germany’s Mario Gomez and Miroslav Klose are the first choice strikers as the team enters its final stretch to next year’s World Cup in Brazil, coach (...)

Bayern’s Thomas Müller  and Mario Gomez training at  Camp Nou.

Just before kick-off tonight at Camp Nou 90,000 strategically placed cards will be held up in those familiar shades of red, bl(...)