Ryan Cowper

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  • last login Aug 30, 2014
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Contributing Editor at Bavarian Football Works. Contributor to Sounder at Heart and SBNation Bundesliga. Neurological integrator of environmental stimuli.

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Netherlands vs. Argentina | Discussion


Two giants fight for their place in the 2014 World Cup final.

Klose: Alone atop the mountain


Miroslav Klose scored his 16th World Cup goal in Germany's 7-1 annihilation of Brazil, becoming the all-time leading goal scorer in World Cup history.

Xherdan Shaqiri to Roma?


The Swiss playmaker is reportedly under scrutiny by AS Roma.

Germany vs. Dante | Semi-final Gamethread


The semi-finals are here. Germany vs. Brazil. All roads lead to the Maracana.

Weihrauch signs for two more years


The 20-year-old academy product has re-signed for two more years with die Roten.

Bayern Munich II: Season Preview and Depth Charts


Bayern Munich II kick off their fourth season in the Regionalliga Bayern on Friday. We preview their depth and talk squad changes ahead of the new season.

Bayern sign Valencia leftback Juan Bernat


Bayern Munich have signed Valencia CF leftback and Spanish youth international Juan Bernat for €10M

Mandzukic to Atletico Madrid


Croatian sources are reporting that Mario Mandzukic will join Atletico Madrid.

Is Julian Green as good as gone?


Julian Green was very impressive against Belgium. Will that ultimately cost Bayern Munich their newest young talent?

Contento linked with move to Inter-Milan


Diego Contento may be on his way out at Bayern Munich. Again, the rumors are suggesting it's likely to a club in Italy.

Shaqiri shines as Switzerland bows out


Xherdan Shaqiri went 120 as Switzerland lost a heartbreaker late to Argentina.

Round of 16: Hooray! It's Belgium Stomping Day


Xherdan Shaqiri and Switzerland face Argentina. Julian Green and the USA face Beligum.

Kroos to Madrid is a done deal


Fellow SBNation site Managing Madrid has been able to confirm that the Toni Kroos to Real Madrid transfer is done.

Discussion: Germany vs. Algeria. Also France.


Round of 16 Day 3. Germany Day.

The All South America Gamethread


It's the first knockout day of the tournament. Hearts will be broken. Dreams will be shattered. Brazil vs. Chile. Colombia vs. Uruguay.

Dante and his ukelele


We all love Dante. You should too.

Barcelona submits offer for Kroos


Barcelona have submitted an official offer for Bayern Munich's Toni Kroos

World Cup Day 14: Let's All Laugh at England Day


Day 12 of 14 of the Group Stage. Discuss.

Bayern Munich after Juan Cuadrado?


Bayern Munich are reportedly kicking the tires on Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado

Bayern II add Gerrit Wegkamp


Bayern Munich have signed 21-year-old striker Gerrit Wegkamp from Fortuna Dusseldorf on a free transfer

World Cup Day 11: Happy USA Day


Daniel Van Buyten and Julian Green take the stage today. Something old, something new. Are we at a wedding?

Wolfsburg deny reports of interest in Mandzukic


Wolfsburg are "emphatically denying" they are close to bringing Mario Mandzukic back to the Volkswagen Arena.

Mario Mandzukic going back to Wolfsburg?


According to die Welt, Mario Mandzukic is close to swapping Bayern red for Wolfsburg green.

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.

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