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BFW Weekend and Midweek Warmups

Get ready for Bayern Munich games with our warmup columns that feature commentary on the Bavarians, sports in general, pop culture, and MORE!

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich creates its own Game of Thrones at goalkeeper; Throwing it back to “Crackerman” by Stone Temple Pilots; Thoughts on The Last of Us; Bundesliga predictions; & MORE!

It’s match day! Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s latest goalkeeper flirtation; Throwing it back to Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust”; A call for more Paul (Wanner); & MORE!

Who will be Bayern Munich’s new GK?

Weekend Warm-up: What realistic move would push Bayern Munich over the top in the second half?; Throwing it back to “Busting Up a Starbucks” by Mike Doughty; The importance of Daley Blind; and MORE!

Are you ready for the weekend? Bayern Munich sure seems like it is.

Weekend Warm-up: A heat check on the five big Bayern Munich storylines for the Rückrunde; Thoughts on Andor; Checking out the new Blink-182 song; and MORE!

Another weekend is afoot.

Weekend Warm-up: The plan of attack Bayern Munich should take at goalkeeper for the rest of this season; Bayern as young talent, but little chance to use it; Non-traditional holiday songs; and MORE!

Bayern Munich gets back to action soon...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Who will step up for Bayern Munich in the Rückrunde?; Julian Nagelsmann does NYC; Checking out the new tune from All Time Low; World Cup predictions; & MORE!

Here we go....divebombing into the weekend.

Midweek Warm-up: How secure is Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich?; World Cup predictions; Throwing it back to Brandi Carlile; & MORE!

Here we go...the World Cup semifinals are here!

Weekend Warm-up: How hard will it be for Bayern Munich to keep Jamal Musiala and is the team set up to be successful around him?; World Cup predictions; Throwing it back to The Lemonheads; & MORE!

What a week at the World Cup...and it will only get more crazy!

Midweek Warm-up: Is it “Ter Stegen Time” for Germany? Bayern Munich star Manuel Neuer’s job could be in jeopardy; World Cup predictions; Throwing it back to Modest Mouse; & MORE!

Germany’s roster and squad planning is in a state of flux.

Weekend Warm-up: Hansi Flick’s loyalty to Bayern Munich’s Thomas Müller and Manchester City’s İlkay Gündoğan hurt Germany; Should I still root for the USMNT?; Throwing it back to Johnny Cash; and MORE!

The World Cup was an absolute debacle for Germany.

Midweek Warm-up: Should Niclas Füllkrug start at striker for Germany against Costa Rica?; Bayern Munich getting closer with Harry Kane?; World Cup predictions; Throwing it back to Soul Asylum; and MORE!

Is Niclas Füllkrug the hero that Germany needs?

Weekend Warm-up: Konrad Laimer to Bayern Munich might be a done deal; Germany vs. Spain thoughts; World Cup predictions; Throwing it back to Ryan Bingham; Final thoughts on The Walking Dead; & MORE!

More World Cup action is on the docket today.

Weekend Warm-up: Is an all Bayern Munich attacking group good enough to win the World Cup for Germany?; Will Kai Havertz break out in Qatar?; Throwing it back to The Weakerthans; Bundesliga predictions; & MORE!

The World Cup is nearing...

Midweek Warm-up: Is Alexander Nübel “the next one” for Bayern Munich? If so, when?; Bundesliga predictions; Could Bayern Munich make a play for Borna Sosa?; An amazing origin story; Throwing it back to Hot Hot Heat; and MORE!

These midweek games sneak up on you, eh?

Weekend Warm-up: Germany’s attack will likely have a Bayern Munich flair; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Pixies; & MORE!

Bayern Munich vs. Hertha Berlin...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Will Bayern Munich take another run at Chelsea’s Kai Havertz this summer?; Bundesliga predictions; A look back at House of the Dragon’s finale; Throwing it back to “Real Life”; & MORE!

Bayern Munich vs. Mainz 05 — are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Would you have accepted a release clause for Erling Haaland to bring him to Bayern Munich?; Talking House of the Dragon and Rings of Power; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Tears for Fears; and MORE!

Here we go...Bayern Munich has Hoffenheim and FC Barcelona coming up. Are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Is Julian Nagelsmann ultimately going to be “the one” for Bayern Munich?; Talking the killer episode of House of the Dragon; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Jane’s Addiction; and MORE!

Bayern Munich vs. SC Freiburg...are you ready for the weekend?

Weekend Warm-up: Is Bayern Munich going to acquire a striker during the winter transfer window?; Throwing it back to Poison; Bundesliga predictions; Rapping on House of the Dragon, Rings of Power, The Walking Dead, and Dahmer; plus MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund?

Weekend Warm-up: A new hope or more of the same as Bayern Munich re-starts?; Throwing it back to Stone Temple Pilots; Discussing House of the Dragon and Rings of Power; Bundesliga predictions; & MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen?

Weekend Warm-up: Was getting Sadio Mané the right move for Bayern Munich?; Joshua Kimmich stands behind Julian Nagelsmann; Throwing it back to “Superbeast” by Rob Zombie; & MORE!

Who is ready for some German national team action?

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich doesn’t have personnel flaws, but it does have rhythm issues; Bundesliga predictions; Throwing it back to Nathaniel Ratliffe and The Night Sweats; Chatting on House of the Dragon and Rings of Power; plus MORE!

Bayern Munich vs. FC Augsburg in the Bundesliga...are you ready?

Weekend Warm-up: Can Julian Nagelsmann keep his Bayern Munich squad happy?; Checking out The War on Drugs; Bundesliga predictions; Talking House of the Dragon, Rings of Power, Cobra Kai; & MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. VfB Stuttgart...then FC Barcelona?

Weekend Warm-up: Grading Bayern Munich’s transfer window; Throwing it back to a great Grouplove song; Bundesliga predictions; House of the Dragon talk; & MORE!

Are you ready for Bayern Munich vs. Union Berlin?

Weekend Warm-up: Could Manchester City’s Erling Haaland be an option for Bayern Munich down the road?; Bundesliga predictions; House of the Dragon = meh; Throwing it back to Dinosaur Jr.; & MORE!

Here we go! Bayern Munich vs. Gladbach (yikes!).

Weekend Warm-up: What the hell was Chelsea thinking in letting Jamal Musiala leave for Bayern Munich?; Some final thoughts on Better Call Saul; Throwing it back to Jackyl; Bundesliga predictions; and MORE!

This weekend could have gotten here soon enough.

Weekend Warm-up: Is Bayern Munich better without Robert Lewandowski this season?; The Marcel Sabitzer redemption arc has been fun; Thoughts on Better Call Saul and We Own This City; Throwing it back to System of a Down; Bundesliga predictions; + MORE!

#YachtClubKovac is back in the house as Wolfsburg visits Bayern Munich.

Weekend Warm-Up: Former Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski is not a bad guy; Throwing it back to Alice in Chains; Bundesliga predictions; Some cool notes on Stranger Things and Breaking Bad; plus MORE!

Ah, I love the smell of the Bundesliga in the morning.

Weekend Warm-up: Will we see the best of Thomas Müller at Bayern Munich this season? If not, who will step up?; Throwing it back to Prong; A DFL-Supercup prediction; Peaky Blinders reviewed; and MORE!

It’s time for a game already, eh? Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig in the DFL-Supercup.

Weekend Warm-up: Has Bayern Munich’s Hasan “Brazzo” Salihamidžić found the magic touch in dealing with players?; Throwing it back to Mötley Crüe; Why the delay on Matthijs de Ligt?; How Bayern Munich’s attack might line up; & MORE!

I’ve got that Friday feeling.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich should finish the job and ink Matthijs de Ligt; What to do about Konrad Laimer?; Assessing Stranger Things; Throwing it back to Ben Lee; and MORE!

This has been a LONG week.

Weekend Warm-up: Bayern Munich’s sees first bid for Konrad Laimer rejected by RB Leipzig; Will talent be enough for Bayern Munich next season?; Throwing it back to Pearl Jam; and MORE!

Another week is in the books!

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