- Bayern defends Franz Beckenbauer from criticism in scandal Updated: Nov-27-15 5:00 pm
MUNICH - Bayern Munich defended former football great Franz Beckenbauer from criticism over his role in the scandal concerning Germany's 2006 World Cup bid on Friday.
- Hamburg voters to decide on 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Nov-26-15 1:33 pm
HAMBURG, Germany - Leaders of Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics hope that a soccer scandal, unsettled costs and fear of attacks won't dissuade voters from backing the German port city's candidacy on Sunday.
- Franz Beckenbauer says 'I signed everything* Updated: Nov-20-15 4:04 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Franz Beckenbauer says a contract he signed with former high-ranking FIFA official Jack Warner ahead of the vote to decide the host of the 2006 World Cup was an aid package.
- Prosecutors confirm Beckenbauer not target of tax probe Updated: Nov-04-15 8:51 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - The Frankfurt prosecutors' office says Franz Beckenbauer is not a target of a tax evasion probe in connection with the 2006 World Cup.
- German authorities raid soccer federation over FIFA payment Updated: Nov-03-15 9:06 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - The president of the German soccer federation and two former high-ranking officials are the targets of a tax evasion probe over a payment to FIFA in connection with the 2006 World Cup, authorities said Tuesday.