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Bayern And Germany Legend Philipp Lahm Confirms He Will Retire At The End Of The Season

BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 18: Phillip Lahm of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the international friendly match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Valencia FC during the Audi Football Summit Beijing 2015 at National Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm has confirmed that he will retire at the end of the current season, confirming reports that appeared on Tuesday afternoon. The 33-year-old was honoured for making 500 club appearances before his side’s 1-0 DFB-Pokal win against Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena, but it was confirmed soon after the match by the man himself that this …

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Fans React To West Ham Being Linked With Superstar James Rodriguez

West Ham United were linked with Real Madrid starlet James Rodriguez over the weekend, and the response from supporters across the Premier League was nothing short of hilarious. After a promising campaign under the guidance of Slaven Bilic last time out, expectations and excitement are high amongst Hammers fans – especially given their move to the Olympic Stadium. The link with the …

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Liverpool Increasingly Confident Of Landing £20m German Star

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 27: Mario Goetze of Muenchen looks on before the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and FC Bayern Muenchen at Volkswagen Arena on February 27, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool revolution might become more star-studded if reports on Monday night/Tuesday morning are to be believed. The ever-reliable Paul Joyce of the Daily Express is reporting that the Anfield club are becoming ever more confident that Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Götze will arrive at the club in the summer, possibly for as low a fee as between £15-20million. The …

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An Easy Qualifying Group Is Doing England No Favours

A 100% record in qualifying is normally a sign that a team is doing something right, and that they should be among the favourites for the ensuing tournament. All it has done for England is shown that the standard of opposition in their group has been woefully subpar. On Tuesday night at Wembley Stadium Roy Hodgson’s men took on Switzerland, …

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Selection Analysis: Philipp Lahm – Full Back Or Midfielder?

Philipp Lahm is widely regarded as one of the best full backs AND midfielders in the world, but what position suits the German best? Kevin Real discusses. Rolling the clock back twelve months; Philipp Lahm had just captained Bayern Munich to a historic treble and he was widely regarded as the best full-back in world football. Bayern, under Heynckes had …

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Why Germany Were The Only Real Team In The World Cup

Germany have become the first European team to win a World Cup on South American soil with many pundits claiming Joachim Löw’s side were the only competing ‘team’ in the actual sense of the word. In the wake of their historic victory, Jack Cahill analyses just why they might be righ Crushing Brazil Felipe Scolari’s Brazil suffered their worst defeat …

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