Ancelotti demands Bayern run hot at icy Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) - Temperatures are forecast to plummet, but Carlo Ancelotti wants his Bayern Munich to turn up the heat at icy Freiburg on Friday when the Bundesliga resumes after the winter break.

Liverpool expect Matip decision on Friday

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp says FIFA have told them they will know by Friday whether or not they will open a case on the eligibility of defender Joel Matip.


'Iron Tulip' Louis Van Gaal to retire

The Hague (AFP) - Firebrand manager Louis van Gaal has announced his retirement from professional football after more than three decades, citing "family reasons," a Dutch newspaper reported Tuesday.