Arjen Robben

  • Bayern Munich knock Manchester United out of Champions League 10-04-2014 02:34 AM

    Munich: Title holder Bayern Munich came alive in the second half after falling behind and beat Manchester United 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to their third straight Champions League semifinal. Bayern advanced 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Manchester, but waited until the last 30 minutes to make...
  • Arjen Robben extends contract with Bayern Munich 19-03-2014 07:26 PM

    Munich: Arjen Robben extended his contract with Champions League titleholder Bayern Munich on Wednesday to 2017. Robben's contract was to expire in June after five seasons. The Netherlands winger will stay with Bayern for another three seasons. Robben scored the deciding goal in the 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in...
  • Bayern's Robben a 'good diver', says Arsene Wenger 12-03-2014 09:26 AM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben as a "fantastic player and very good diver" after the winger won another controversial penalty against his side in the Champions League on Tuesday. Robben was at the heart of the incident that Wenger said turned the last 16 tie...
  • Record-breaking Bayern beat CSKA to keep up perfect record 28-11-2013 08:25 AM

    Munich: Holders Bayern Munich eased past CSKA Moscow 3-1 on Wednesday to set a Champions League record with their 10th straight victory and underline their ambitions to become the first team to successfully defend the title. The Bavarians, who had already qualified for the knockout stage, struck against the run...
  • Bayern crush Man City to put pretenders in their place 03-10-2013 08:21 AM

    Manchester: Bayern Munich exposed hosts Manchester City's inexperience as the holders won Wednesday's Champions League Group D encounter 3-1 to teach the wealthy English side they have much to learn to achieve continental success. Pep Guardiola's side got off to the perfect start with Franck Ribery's seventh-minute opener from a...
  • Bayern sparkle in 3-0 win over CSKA in Champions League 18-09-2013 08:20 AM

    Munich: Holders Bayern Munich made a sparkling start to their Champions League title defence on Tuesday, Pep Guardiola's side easing past CSKA Moscow 3-0 in their Group D opener at the Allianz Arena. Bayern, attempting to become the first team to win the trophy in back-to-back seasons, got off to...
  • Bayern kick off Champions League defense at home 17-09-2013 09:04 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich begin the defense of their Champions League title against CSKA Moscow with warning words from the club's sporting director ringing in the players' ears. Unprecedented success last season has been followed by an underwhelming start under new coach Pep Guardiola - by Bayern's own lofty standards -...
  • Bayern make winning Bundesliga start on Guardiola debut 10-08-2013 08:50 AM

    Munich: Treble winners Bayern Munich launched their Bundesliga title defence with a commanding 3-1 victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Friday to mark a winning German league debut for new coach Pep Guardiola. Two first half goals in four minutes from Arjen Robben and Mario Mandzukic and a 69th minute penalty...
  • Messi, Ronaldo, Bayern quartet on UEFA award list 09-07-2013 10:10 PM

    Nyon: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are competing with four Champions League winners from Bayern Munich in a 10-man contest to be named UEFA Best Player in Europe for the 2012-13 season. UEFA published on Tuesday the candidate list which included Arjen Robben, whose late goal clinched Bayern's 2-1 win...
  • Football Transfers: Tuesday's latest news and rumours 18-06-2013 06:20 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City's new boss Pellegrini targets Robben, Sneijder: Report Manchester City's newly-appointed manager Manuel Pellegrini is planning to bid for Dutch internationals Arjen Robben and Wesley...
  • City's new boss Pellegrini targets Robben, Sneijder: Report 18-06-2013 04:31 PM

    Manchester: Manchester City's newly-appointed manager Manuel Pellegrini is planning to bid for Dutch internationals Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder, a report said on Tuesday. "Robben enjoyed his time in England playing for Chelsea and Sneijder is unsettled in Turkey. No club was prepared to pay the wages Sneijder wanted before...
  • Bayern win erases nightmares of 2012 defeat 26-05-2013 10:38 AM

    London: Bayern Munich's shock 2012 Champions League defeat in Munich was a dark chapter in the club's history but it sowed the seeds for their fifth European triumph at Wembley stadium on Saturday. Bayern grabbed a dramatic 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund with an 89th-minute winner from Dutchman Arjen Robben...
  • Good defending is simple answer to Robben riddle 23-05-2013 11:11 AM

    London: An internet search for "Arjen Robben cuts inside" produces more than two million items, one of them a recent tweet declaring: "That was the 10,000th time Robben has cut inside and shot with his left foot - so predictable". Yet, when the Bayern Munich winger bears down the right...
  • Bayern's Arjen Robben dismisses Manchester City speculation 14-05-2013 05:43 PM

    Berlin: Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben dismissed speculation that he would leave the German champions at the end of the season for Manchester City, saying he had no reason to move. "I am not dealing with this speculation," the Dutchman said. "There is so much speculation but I only want...
  • Now we have to win it, says Bayern's Arjen Robben 02-05-2013 08:30 AM

    Barcelona: Bayern Munich's stunning 7-0 aggregate victory over Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Champions League will count for nothing if they do not go on to win the competition at Wembley later this month, Arjen Robben said on Wednesday. "We said immediately after the game 'now we need to...
  • Bayern humiliate Barcelona to set up Champions League final with Dortmund 02-05-2013 02:03 AM

    Barcelona: Bayern Munich advanced to the Champions League final for the third time in four years, routing Barcelona on 7-0 aggregate and setting up the first all-German final against Borussia Dortmund. Coasting from a 4-0 win in the first leg at home last week, Bayern beat Barcelona 3-0 Wednesday night...
  • Bayern v Barcelona: Apocalypse or beginning of a new order? 24-04-2013 04:53 PM

    You aren't a journalist if you don't speculate. So what if the speculation is about the world coming to an end after watching the world's best football club capitulate in a manner that might even shame the German defeat at Stalingrad? As sports fans and observers, we are often prone...
  • Two goals should have been ruled out, says Barca's Roura 24-04-2013 09:35 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's 4-0 rout of Barcelona in a Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday was partly down to two goals that should have been chalked off, said assistant coach Jordi Roura. Mario Gomez looked marginally offside when he turned in Thomas Mueller's header from close range for the...
  • 0-4 loss to Bayern was a thrashing, says Barca defender Pique 24-04-2013 09:16 AM

    Munich: Barcelona centre half Gerard Pique acknowledged his team were thoroughly second best as Bayern Munich romped to a 4-0 win in their Champions League semi-final first leg at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. "They gave us a thrashing," he said. "We will try to turn it around in the...
  • Muller scores twice as Bayern thrash Barcelona 4-0 24-04-2013 02:19 AM

    Munich: Thomas Muller scored two goals as Bayern Munich dominated Barcelona on Tuesday to take a commanding 4-0 lead after the first leg of their highly anticipated Champions League semi-final. Muller scored in the first half and added another after Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben had also scored in the...
  • Messi to return as Barcelona take on Bayern Munich in Champions League 22-04-2013 06:27 PM

    Pep Guardiola is not the only connection between Bayern Munich and Barcelona, who meet in their Champions League semi-final, first leg at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. Both teams are dominating their leagues to an almost embarrassing extent, have won the Champions League four times apiece, share an acrimonious rivalry...