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The decision to search for new players during the mid-season window is a change of policy for the club

Arjen Robben holds Franck Ribéry as the two wingers celebrate one of many goals during Bayern's recent hot streak

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Stocker came off the bench to hit Basle's winner with four minutes to go

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Having knocked out Manchester United before Christmas, Basle claimed another famous Champions League scalp when they beat Bayern Munich 1-0 in the first leg of their round of 16 tie at St Jakob-Park last night, substitute Valentin Stocker hitting the winner with four minutes to go.

Joachim Low is feeling confident

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Something For The Weekend: 17/11/2011

It's squeaky bum time for...

Martin Jol's Fulham

At the risk of running counter to the festive spirit, the holiday is over now at Fulham.

Ribéry loses £2.25m – then gets sent off

It was a bad day all round for France and Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribéry yesterday.

Rosicky says it is wrong to suggest he doesn't care

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VfL Wolfsburg are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky and Bayern Munich forward Ivica Olic as they seek to turn their season around after the winter break, coach Felix Magath said today.

Robert Enke took his own life

Football's Hidden Killer

Ronald Reng, author of the award-winning book about the life and suicide of Robert Enke, tells Ian Herbert that only now are the game's unique pressures beginning to be understood

The referee makes one of three stoppages during the Cup match between Dortmund and Dresden last month

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Dynamo Dresden fans are in the vanguard of a new and worrying wave of hooliganism spreading among hordes of disaffected youth in the former GDR

Sound system used to drown visiting fans' chants in Bundesliga

An employee at Bundesliga club Hoffenheim has admitted using a high-frequency sound system as an "antidote" to visiting fans' chants during their 1-0 home win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Schalke may move for Jens Lehmann

Schalke are eyeing a possible move for Jens Lehmann as they bid to fill the gap left by Manuel Neuer.

Schalke bemoan timidity shown against Manchester United

Schalke's director of sport Horst Heldt said his side lacked courage last night as they were humbled 4-1 by Manchester United to crash out of the Champions League 6-1 on aggregate.

Edwin van der Sar says Schalke tie is alive

Edwin van der Sar believes it would have taken a third Manchester United goal at the Veltins-Arena last night to ensure there was no need for a second leg against Schalke.

Returning Rangnick's plan of attack threatens Inter

Adrift in 11th place in the Bundesliga, Schalke 04 might be the weakest remaining side in the Champions League. But, since the return of Ralf Rangnick last month, they might have the most interesting coach. Rangnick is one of Europe's most imaginative tacticians, with as pure a commitment to attacking football as anyone east of Pep Guardiola.

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