Ryan Cowper

  • joined Apr 05, 2012
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
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Native Seattleite. Editor at Bavarian Football Works. Contributor to Sounder at Heart. Neurological integrator of environmental stimuli.

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Day 9: Talking about Costa Rica beating Italy


Day 9. Costa Rica could clinch a Round of 16 spot with a win over Italy. Switzerland and France fight for top spoils in their group.

Mandzukic bags a brace; Croatia steamroll Cameroon


Mario Mandzukic was the missing link for Croatia who looked extremely impressive, despite having to steamroll an inept Cameroon.

Javi Martinez goes 90; Spain loses 2-0 to Chile


Spain lost 2-0 to Chile to end their hopes of winning a 4th major tournament in a row. Javi Martinez played 90 minutes at centerback because apparently this is a thing that needs to happen although...

World Cup Day 7: Happy Arjen Robben Day!


Day 7. Past the quarter mark of the World Cup. Bearing down on 33%.



Day 5. The Day After Day 4. The Day Before Day 6. A day where all reckoning shall come as Germany plays Portugal and the USA plays Ghana. The Group of Death has arrived.

Xherdan Shaqiri disappoints, Switzerland wins late


Xherdan Shaqiri had a rough day for Switzerland, but ultimately they won despite his struggles.

Let's talk about the World Cup - Day 3 Festivities


It's Day 3 - the excitement has yet to wear off for you. You're significant others are ready to strangle you. This is the World Cup. Behold it's glory.

Bayern reserves player exodus continues


Bayern Munich have lost two more of their best reserve prospects to professional sides.

Arjen Robben annihilates Spain


The Dutch rolled over Spain with a 5-1 win featuring a braces from Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben.

Beckenbauer suspended 90 days for ethics violation


Der Kaiser has been suspended for 90 days by a FIFA Ethics panel

Müller remains indispensable to Bayern


He may not have a set position on the field, but Thomas Müller is still one of Bayern Munich's most important players.

Contento's future likely lies elsewhere


Pep Guardiola, like Jupp Heynckes before him, has tried unsuccessfully to bring out the best in Diego Contento.

Boateng is maddeningly inconsistent


While his entire season wasn't bad, we wish his second half was as good as his first.

Is Real Madrid in on Toni Kroos?


Reports from Spanish paper El Confidencial are saying that Real Madrid are interested in snagging the German international from Bayern Munich

Thiago was brilliant, when not injured


While he had several fantastic moments in a Bayern Munich shirt, Thiago Alcantara's first season will be known for his injuries.

Losing Emre Can means nothing


Bayern Munich lost Emre Can to Liverpool when Bayer Leverkusen sold him a year after picking him up. But it's a loss that doesn't mean anything for Bayern Munich.

Ribery to miss 2014 World Cup


Franck Ribery will miss the 2014 World Cup with a re-aggravation of the back injury he sustained in April

Bayern loses Emre Can to Liverpool


Emre Can has joined Liverpool FC of the Barclay's Premier League after they activated his €12M buy-out clause.

Bayern Munich front office gets a massive boost


Bayern Munich will add Michal Reschke, with 35 years of front office experience at Bayer Leverkusen, to their front office starting in July.

Highlights: Bayern Munich II lost a heartbreaker to Fortuna Köln


Bayern Munich II played a fantastic match, but ultimately lost in tear jerking fashion. Relive all the drama and all the heartbreak.

Reserves vs. Fortuna Köln | Gamethread


90 minutes left and a one goal deficit. The Bayern Munich reserves have some work to do.

Clarin: Bayern Munich sign Ezequiel Garay


Reports in Argentina say that Bayern Munich has signed 27-year-old Ezequiel Garay from SL Benfica.

Liverpool bid for Xherdan Shaqiri


According to Kicker, Liverpool FC have submitted an official bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri.

Bayern Munich courting Gladbach's Sinan Kurt


17-year old Sinan Kurt is the most recent apple of Matthias Sammer's buying eye

Bayern Munich II: Top 10 Goals


Getting ready for the 3.Liga promotion playoffs? Take a gander at the top 10 goals from the Bayern Munich II side this season.

Bayern Munich II vs. Fortuna Köln | Preview


The Bayern Munich reserves, behind head coach Erik ten Hag, face off against SC Fortuna Köln for a place in the 3.Liga in the 2014/2015 season.

Alessandro Schöpf: loan to Mönchengladbach?


Alessandro Schöpf thinks he may go on loan to Borussia Mönchengladbach, or another Bundesliga side, on a multi-year loan.

Bayern II draw 1-1 with 1860 Rosenheim


A late goal from Kevin Friesenbichler is undone with a stoppage time equalizer from 1860 Rosenheim.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has arrived


The 18-year-old Danish international has spent two years at Bayern Munich II. After Saturday's performance, he's ready to join the first team.

Toni Kroos to Manchester United heating up


According to ESPN, Manchester United are hot on the trail of Toni Kroos

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