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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.

Hit hard by COVID-19, Choupo-Moting likely out until the new year

Bayern Munich’s backup striker needs more time to recover from serious COVID-19 symptoms. Teammate Joshua Kimmich may be available against Mainz on Saturday.

Farce Football: Robert Lewandowski denied Ballon d’Or yet again—honored as “Striker of the Year”

Robert Lewandowski, and probably no Bundesliga player, will never be as good as Messi fans think their idol is in any given year.

Julian Nagelsmann: Objectivity lacking in outcry over Qatar at General Assembly

Bayern Munich’s head coach was escorted from the meeting room by security as order broke down.

Battleground: Bayern Munich general assembly ends in chaos over Qatar sponsorship

"Hainer out! Board out!" club members chanted as Bayern’s annual meeting ended in shouting and boos directed toward the club’s leaders.

Lewandowski wins prestigious Tuttosport 2021 Golden Player Award

Tuttosport’s distinguished jury, which includes numerous former champions, has distinguished Robert Lewandowski for the second year in a row.

Hermann Gerland: Bayern Munich and Germany must rethink youth training

After Germany’s u21 team was crushed 4-0 by Poland, the Tiger argues it is high time to get back to basics.

Rudi Völler: Kimmich could be a “hero” by deciding to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Bayer Leverkusen boasts a 100% vaccination rate: the club’s managing director of sports, Germany legend Rudi Völler, urges Kimmich to get the vaccine.

Bayern Munich’s Marcel Sabitzer was nowhere to be found after disappointing performance against Benfica

The former captain of RB Leipzig looks like a shadow of himself at Bayern Munich. He was not to be seen after Bayern beat Benfica 5-2.

Bayern Munich club members move to end Qatar Airways sponsorship at general assembly

Bayern’s hotly debated sponsorship by Qatar Airways will be discussed at the club’s upcoming Annual General Assembly in November.

Oliver Kahn reveals struggles with depression, burnout during his playing career

In a new documentary, the Bayern Munich executive discussed his battle with emotional exhaustion as he approached the pinnacle of his career.