MARIO GOMEZ

  • Marco Reus, Mario Gomez in German squad for Argentina friendly August 29, 2014

    Frankfurt: Germany have recalled 18 World Cup players for next week's friendly against Argentina, a repeat of the final in Brazil. The friendly in Duesseldorf on September 3 is the first match for both teams since the July 13 final at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, when Mario Goetze scored in...
  • Germany drop Mario Gomez, pick 6 newcomers for Football World Cup May 9, 2014

    Berlin: Mario Gomez was left off Germany's World Cup roster by coach Joachim Loew, who selected six players with no previous national team experience for his 30man preliminary roster. The roster announced on Thursday, which averages 24.8 years, includes among the newcomers Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi (22), Borussia Dortmund defender Erik...
  • Fiorentina expects Rossi and Gomez back for Italian Cup final April 10, 2014

    Fiorentina forwards Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez are expected to be back from injuries before the Italian Cup final on May 3, which would give both players the chance to be selected for their World Cup squads. Rossi re-injured his problematic right knee in January and Gomez hurt his left knee...
  • Germany coach Joachim Loew maintains his course October 4, 2013

    Frankfurt: Germany coach Joachim Loew opted not to recall the inform Stefan Kiessling for his side's two remaining World Cup qualifiers despite injuries to his regular strikers. Miroslav Klose and Mario Gomez are out of the games against Ireland in Cologne next Friday and Sweden in Stockholm four days later, but...
  • Fiorentina continue impressive start to season September 2, 2013

    Rome: Mario Gomez scored his first Serie A goals and Giuseppe Rossi made it three for the season as Fiorentina continued their impressive start by beating Genoa 5-2 on Sunday. Inter Milan also kept pace with league leaders Napoli after an easy 3-0 win at Catania. AC Milan bounced back from...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday July 8, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Bayern Munich agree to sell Mario Gomez to Fiorentina Bayern Munich have agreed to sell Germany striker Mario Gomez to Italian club Fiorentina. Bayern chairman KarlHeinz Rummenigge reached...
  • Bayern Munich agree to sell Mario Gomez to Fiorentina July 8, 2013

    Munich: Bayern Munich have agreed to sell Germany striker Mario Gomez to Italian club Fiorentina. Bayern chairman KarlHeinz Rummenigge reached a deal with Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle on Monday, with contracts to be finalized and signed in the coming days, the Bundesliga club announced on their website. "It was Mario...
  • Wenger continues surprise bids; has Gomez in mind July 8, 2013

    After making a surprise bid for Liverpool's Luis Suarez which was eventually declined, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made an attempt of signing another striker Mario Gomez of Bayern Munich. Caughtoffside reports Gomez is Wenger's latest target after Munich had asked for a prize for the German striker. However,...
  • Football Transfers: Monday's latest news and rumours June 24, 2013

    Striker Gomez staying at Bayern for now Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez is to stay at the club for the time being but officials at the Champions League winners hinted on Monday his future with them could be in doubt. Read more Jose Mourinho looking to sign Wayne Rooney and Luis Suarez Chelsea...
  • Bayern v Barcelona: Apocalypse or beginning of a new order? April 24, 2013

    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 to...
  • Gomez set to start against Barca in Champs League April 23, 2013

    Munich: Mario Gomez has been waiting patiently for his opportunity. It may come in one of the biggest games of the season. Gomez is expected to return to Bayern Munich's starting lineup against Barcelona for the first leg of Champions League semifinals on Tuesday after spending most of the season...
  • Gomez back in Germany squad for France friendly February 1, 2013

    Berlin: Mario Gomez is back in Germany's squad for Wednesday's friendly against France in Paris. Germany coach Joachim Loew announced the squad on Friday, recalling Gomez for the first time since the European Championship semifinal loss to Italy in June following the Bayern Munich striker's three months out with an...
  • Bayern beat BATE Borisov 41 to finish top in Group F December 6, 2012

    Munich: Bayern Munich beat BATE Borisov 41 to make sure of winning Group F and being seeded in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday. Both teams finished with 10 men but Bayern managed to score twice while down a player. Mario Gomez put Bayern ahead in the...
  • Germany beat Israel in final Euro warmup June 1, 2012

    Leipzig: Germany worked hard for a 20 win over Israel in a Euro 2012 warmup match on Thursday with Mario Gomez and Andre Schuerrle on target in their final test before next month's tournament. The threetime European champions, among the title favourites, dominated with a performance that was a marked improvement...
  • Cracks appear in Chile miners' 'pact of silence' October 18, 2010

    COPIAPO, Chile: Most of Chile's 33 rescued miners are honoring a pact of silence about the worst of their ordeal, but one indicated on Sunday he would talk if paid and another set the record straight about what didn't happen. Lucrative movie and book deals have been flowing in since the...
  • Gomez voted Germany's footballer of the year August 9, 2007

    Berlin: Mario Gomez, who scored 14 goals to lead VfB Stuttgart to last season's Bundesliga title, was voted Germany's footballer of the year ahead of Werder Bremen playmaker Diego and Bernd Schneider of Bayer Leverkusen. Stuttgart coach Armin Veh was overwhelmingly voted coach of 200607 in the annual poll by German...