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.
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?
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.
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.
Some familiar faces involved in this, including former BVB keeper Roman Bürki.
Bayern’s no. 8 has missed eight weeks on account of lingering tendon pain in his knee. His teammate Corentin Tolisso has flourished in his place in the meantime.
While other European rivals at the top of their leagues suffered devastating losses, Bayern Munich managed to make a profit during the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020/21
Sky Sport’s Florian Plettenberg says that the Bayern bosses are confident that the current squad can get the job done, despite the current Coronavirus situation.
BFW Exclusive — European football as seen from Leverkusen: An interview with Bayer 04 CEO Fernando Carro
Bayer 04 Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro discusses the economic landscape of European football, the abortive European Super League, the Bundesliga, and how Bayer Leverkusen navigates this world while developing top talents.