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John Dillon is a senior editor at Bavarian Football Works. He served as its managing editor from January 2018 until October 2020. He joined the community as an ordinary commenter in November 2014. John speaks seven languages at varying degrees of proficiency, but is fluent in German and a lover of Bavarian dialect. He formerly lived in Munich, among other places across the globe. John works as a teacher and translator, when he is not playing like a big kid with his two boys.

Bayern Munich’s Leon Goretzka breaks off training with apparent injury

Bayern Munich’s key midfielder abruptly left practice and may not be available for Bayern’s upcoming game against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Bayern Munich reportedly considering a €10m, one-year extension for Choupo-Moting

As Bayern Munich’s hopes of securing Harry Kane dim, the popular German-Cameroon international may remain Bayern’s first-choice striker for another year and a significant pay raise.

Rudi Völler to become new manager of the German national team

On February 1, Völler will officially succeed Oliver Bierhoff. His mission: to prepare Germany for Euro 2024.

Rudi Völler could replace Oliver Bierhoff at DFB until Fredi Bobic takes over in 2024

Since the DFB’s first choice Fredi Bobic will not leave his current position at Hertha Berlin, the former Germany player and coach may fill the void in the interim.

Bayern Munich weighing a bigger offer for Yann Sommer

Sky Sport reports that Bayern views Sommer’s transfer from Mönchengladbach to Munich as still possible.

Bayern Munich holds first talks with Choupo-Moting as Manchester United circles

Choupo-Moting wants a bigger role and a salary to match, but is Bayern willing to commit or could Manchester United make a better offer?

Giulia “Giuliana” Gwinn gracious toward German TV legend after on-air gaffe

TV legend Thomas Gottschalk unwittingly gave Germany and Bayern player Giulia Gwinn a new nickname, but Gwinn has no hard feelings.

Live soccer for the blind: Experiencing Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s matchday service for the visually impaired

You come to the stadium, club scarf in hand. You sing the club anthem, and soon the game kicks off. The only catch: you are blind. Here is how Bayer 04 Leverkusen makes the game visible to visually impaired fans.

Invited to crisis: Candid insights from Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s execs as Xabi Alonso rights the ship

The CEO and managing director of sport of Bayer Leverkusen candidly discussed the club’s crisis and their faith in Xabi Alonso with the press before their critical match against Union Berlin.

“No magic words”: Xabi Alonso explains how Bayer 04 Leverkusen beat Union Berlin 5:0 after a frustrating first half

Former Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso explained his halftime plan before Bayer 04 Leverkusen crushed league leader Union Berlin by scoring five goals in the second half.