FCB hit the gas in build-up to Hamburg
The sun is venturing out in Munich, so the FC Bayern pros stepped up their workload in preparation for Saturday's Bundesliga encounter with Hamburger SV (Live in English from 15.30 CET in our live ticker and on FC Bayern.tv web radio) in spring-like temperatures of 18 degrees. The squad completed a varied programme including a series of rondo drills supervised by Carlo Ancelotti. Xabi Alonso worked out individually, whereas Jérôme Boateng and Franck Ribéry once again featured in the squad programme as part of their rehab.
Jancker visits FC Bayern
An old friend dropped by the Säbener Strasse on Thursday when Carsten Jancker watched Carlo Ancelotti oversee Thursday's session as part of his coaching training. The former FCB striker will also take a look around the youth academy. Jancker scored 79 goals in 225 appearances for FC Bayern. fcbayern.com met with the 2002 World Cup runner-up for an extensive interview to be published later today.
Bayern-Magazin photo story
More than 280,000 members root for "their" FC Bayern every week. Some of them have joined the club on their own initiative, others were registered by their parents upon birth. What is a common phenomenon today was rather unusual in the middle of the last century. What made men and women join FC Bayern in the 1940s, 50s or 60s? Photographer Marco Justus Schöler pondered that very question - and, on behalf of FCB club journal Bayern-Magazin, went out looking for people who have had close ties to the club for decades.
Family day at the Erlebniswelt
Happy Birthday, FC Bayern! The German record champions celebrate their anniversary on 27 February, and as it is Carnival time in Germany, the club and its fans have a twofold reason to celebrate. "Helau and Happy Birthday" will be the motto on Carnival Monday, when the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt family day will be dedicated to traditional celebrations and the anniversary. Special tours and handicrafts workshops await visitors big and small. For tickets visit the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt website!