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04/11/2013 06:38 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 18:58 GMT

Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß' Tax Evasion Trial In March

MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 04:  Uli Hoeness, President of FC Bayern Muenchen stand next to the Championa League winners trophy after a press conference at Allianz Arena on June 4, 2013 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 04: Uli Hoeness, President of FC Bayern Muenchen stand next to the Championa League winners trophy after a press conference at Allianz Arena on June 4, 2013 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Uli Hoeneß, the Bayern Munich president, will go on trial in March on tax evasion charges.

Hoeness, 61, reported himself to authorities earlier this year over an undeclared Swiss bank account and was charged by German prosecutors in July following a lengthy inquiry.

Munich's state court confirmed judges' decision to send the former West Germany international to trial, and proceedings will start on 10 March.

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Hoeneß receives the European Cup at Wembley in May

Bayern confirmed Hoeneß will not stand aside for an interim period.

"The board is of the unanimous opinion that Uli Hoeness shall remain in his position even with a trial being set," the Champions League winners said in a statement.

A World Cup and European Championship winner with West Germany, Hoeneß also won three European Cups with the great Bayern side of the 1970s.