Jonathan Harding

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As smooth as you like: Guardiola arrives

It's a new dawn for the red cauldron that is Bayern's stadium. Photo: Jonathan Harding
"I am ready," he said in a buoyant, slightly clunky foreign accent. There's certainly no doubt the city of Munich has been for quite some time and as...

Barnes the man to replace the injured Carey

Blake Barnes takes off the headset and picks up the ball for the Cowboys after Carey's injury. Photo: Munich Cowboys
It's not often that sport gets the chance to surprise in the modern era but news from the Munich Cowboys camp has certainly done that. The...

Rain ruins Cowboys run

A day that left the M on the pitch all but covered in water as the Cowboys fell to a 27-20 defeat. Photo: Munich Cowboys
The Munich Cowboys good started was spoiled by penalties and missed chances as they fell to a 27-20 defeat against the visiting Rhein-Neckar Bandits,...

Robben delivers late to make Bayern champions of Europe

It proved to be a red evening in London as Bayern went one better than last year. Graphic: Matt Hardy
Bayern Munich avenged last year's traumatic final defeat by beating a brave Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in Wembley thanks to a late Arjen Robben winner....

All German final never in doubt

There was no European turnaround for Barcelona and how could there have been in the face of this Bayern side? Photo: Jonathan Harding

FC Bayern München completed a remarkable and record setting 7-0 aggregate win over FC Barcelona to reach their second consecutive Champions League...

Andrews helps Cowboys edge Wish Bowl

The Eagles (red) lined up against the Cowboys (yellow). Photo: Jonathan Harding
Pre-season is about running the routes, making the blocks and completing the plays. Effectively, it's oiling the machine ahead of the regular season...

Guardiola's first day looms

There's a new face in town on Monday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The off-season in football is quickly become a nonentity. The overhanging World Cup in Brazil has undoubtedly played a role in altering the fixture...

The weeks after and the time before

More celebrations to come next year? It's hard to think otherwise. Photo: Jonathan Harding
After weeks of rain, the sun has decided to arrive in southern Germany and with it a momentary pause before another chapter in the illustrious story...

Carey: A broader mind that is setting a trend

Is this the new partnership that will see the Cowboys challenge for a post-season spot? Carey and Andrews seem to think so. Photo: Jonathan Harding
"If you had told me two years ago, that I would be here, playing professional football in Germany, I wouldn't have believed you." It's hard not to...

Domestic appetiser promises much for European main

Proved the hero on the day with a fantastic penalty save. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
In a tempestuous Bundesliga affair, Borussia Dortmund drew 1-1 with Bayern München in a result that leaves the Champions League final all the more of...

Halfar heals temporary wounds

A good point for Schmidt's men, especially considering everything this week. Photo: Saintameader, Flickr
It's not often that you find yourself in need of the end of a season but for 1860 München, that is very much the case. The season has been littered...

European dreams show just how ripe Bundesliga is

Bundesliga teams have taken the Champions League by storm. Photo: Matt Hardy
No you weren't dreaming. Germany's finest football clubs did indeed serve up two consecutive evenings of history as Bayern München and Borussia...