Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, a key figure in Germany’s triumph,  with  the World Cup trophy after last Sunday’s victory in Rio. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

As the World Cup begins, Joachim Löw is the longest-serving manager in the tournament, but he’s still pondering a question that probably should hav(...)

The weekend before last, the two teams who contested last year’s Champions League final met in the German Cup Final in Berlin. FC Bayern agains(...)

David Moyes insisted after yesterday’s game that the only difference between the sides was a couple of set-pieces, but the near-unanimous pre-match consensus that Chelsea would win handsomely suggested otherwise.

On January 4th, Borussia Dortmund’s best player travelled to Munich and signed a pre-contract with Dortmund’s biggest rivals, FC Bayern. Robert Lew(...)

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

There is no word in English to describe the characteristic facial expression of Jurgen Klopp. “Smile” is not enough, “grin” doesn’t do it justice e(...)