Germany And Bayern Munich Legend Gerd Müller Dies At The Age Of 75

Germany great Gerd Müller, widely regarded as one of the game's greatest goal scorers and nicknamed "Der Bomber”, has died at the age of 75, his former club Bayern Munich said on Sunday.

Müller scored 68 goals in 62 international games for West Germany, including the winner in the 1974 World Cup final, and is third in the all-time list of most goals in the competition with 14 goals behind Ronaldo (15) and Miroslav Klose (16).

He also won the European championship in 1972 with them.

Reyna Scores In Dortmund’s Opener As Erling Haaland Obliterates Frankfurt

Borussia Dortmund is thanking its lucky stars that Erling Haaland didn’t leave the club this summer as the Norwegian God did unspeakable things to Frankfurt during a 5-2 victory on Saturday.

Haaland was involved in all five of Dortmund’s goals bagging a brace and having a hat trick of assists.

The 21-year-old set up Marco Reus for the first goal after dribbling the ball down nearly half of and slipping it through to the Dortmund veteran.

After Disappointing Pre-Season, Bayern Opens Bundesliga With Draw To Gladbach

Champions Bayern Munich had to work their way back from a goal down in their Bundesliga season opener on Friday as they earned a 1-1 draw at Borussia Moenchengladbach thanks to last season's top scorer Robert Lewandowski.

The Bayern forward, who scored an all-time league record 41 goals last season, but was repeatedly denied by Gladbach keeper Yann Sommer, volleyed in from a corner to level in the 42nd minute after Alassane Plea had put the hosts in front in the 10th.

Whisper It… But Bayern Munich Isn’t Looking Very Good At All

BERLIN - Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann had hoped for a strong Bundesliga start in his first league game in charge of the champions on Friday at Borussia Mönchengladbach but instead is struggling with injuries.

Nagelsmann, who succeeded Hansi Flick on the bench, added defender Benjamin Pavard to the injury list after the France international suffered an ankle injury in training.

RB Leipzig Player’s Description Of Jesse Marsch Reminds Us Of Ted Lasso

Jesse Marsch is the best American coach in European football right now. After two wildly successful campaigns with Red Bull Salzburg, the Wisconsin native moved up to the big time with RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga. Ahead of his first season leading Leipzig, Marsch is already being compared to another wildly successful American coach in Europe, albeit a fictional one, Ted Lasso.

The Best Summer Transfers: These 6 Clubs Have Our Attention

Come August, there are always a few clubs that capture the imagination with their audacious summer spending before inevitably collapsing by October. Usually this is Everton. 

The return of a club legend, the signing of a highly touted prodigy or a loan move for a big-name player whose career has stalled (or preferably all three in one window) are the usual fixings for getting way too hyped before the start of a new campaign.  

Man Utd Drops $100 Million On Former Man City Youth Player

Manchester United have completed the transfer of England winger Jadon Sancho from Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

The two clubs had reached an agreement for the transfer earlier this month, with Dortmund saying United would pay 85 million euros ($100 million) for the 21-year-old.

August 2021 Calendar: Your Complete Guide To What’s Happening And What’s On TV

Our glorious summer of soccer has reached its halfway point with both the Euros and Copa América consigned to history, but there’s still a lot to look forward to with the Gold Cup in full swing, the Olympics starting soon and then the beginning of the 2021-22 European club season. 

If you’re looking for an August 2021 soccer calendar with every game on USA TV (including EPL, LaLiga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, NWSL and other competitions) here’s your ultimate guide. 

Biggest Transfer Of The 21-22 Season? Jadon Sancho To Manchester United Is Confirmed

The England winger Jadon Sancho, the great hope and star of British soccer, is leaving his club Borussia Dortmund to join Manchester United in the English Premier League. This was announced on Thursday by the German club, which revealed that the Jadon Sancho transfer fee was about $100 million, a record figure for this summer market.

Fiorentina Breaks Transfer Record To Nab Speedy Forward From Stuttgart

Fiorentina has pulled off a fine piece of business by securing the services of the highly sought after forward Nicolás González. The 23-year-old Argentina native arrived last week from Stuttgart to complete a $25.3 million move.

González moved to Stuttgart from childhood club Argentinos Juniors in 2018 and went on to score 23 times and assist 10 goals in 79 games for the Swabians. He played a key role in the side that won promotion to the Bundesliga in 2019-20, scoring 14 goals. He missed much of last season through injury after suffering a torn muscle fiber.