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THE FALL OF BAYERN MUNICH

What's wrong with Bayern Munich? Breaking down their free fall, Tuchel split, more

Bayern Munich have won 11 straight Bundesliga titles, but a complete collapse this season and the early announcement of Thomas Tuchel's impending departure make No. 12 look impossible. How did things get this bad?

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TUCHEL TO STEP DOWN AS BAYERN COACH

Bayern Munich are making a mistake by keeping lame duck Thomas Tuchel

Tuchel's summer exit makes sense given Bayern Munich's struggles this season, but keeping him around in the interim is bad for everyone involved.

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Marcotti: Tuchel has become the ultimate lame duck at Bayern Munich

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RATCLIFFE'S PRIORITIES

Ratcliffe's to-do list at Man United: Recruitment, Ten Hag's future and much more

After months of negotiations, Sir Jim Ratcliffe's ownership stake in Manchester United has been confirmed, giving him control of the football side of the club. Here's what he and his staff need to tackle.

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Does Sir Jim Ratcliffe have a plan for Old Trafford?

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The Emily Gielnik Renaissance

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TRANSFER TALK

Transfer Talk: De Bruyne becomes priority for Saudi Pro League alongside Salah and Casemiro

Can the Saudi Pro League persuade Kevin De Bruyne, Casemiro or Mohamed Salah to become the next European star to join? Transfer Talk has the latest.

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BRIGHTON'S NEWEST STAR

Adingra making the difference for club and country

AFCON hero Simon Adingra marked his return from Ivory Coast by scoring twice in a match for the first time in his senior career, capping a remarkable week for the Brighton youngster.

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  • The Far Post Podcast

    Join Angela Christian-Wilkes, Anna Harrington, Samantha Lewis and Marissa Lordanic as they dissect another big week in women's football.

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  • The story of Jean-Pierre and Bernardette Adams

    When complications from routine knee surgery left PSG and France defender Jean-Pierre Adams in a coma in 1982, his wife Bernadette refused to let go.

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  • Barcelona's next golden generation

    Amid a financial crisis, Barcelona's young players have rescued the team on several occasions times this season. But who are they?

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  • The battle to sign young American players

    Americans are making an impression on the global game, and Europe's biggest clubs are now rivaling MLS for the country's most gifted young players.

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  • Battle of the Leagues: The final!

    Who will be crowned champions of ESPN's Battle of the Leagues, presented by EA Sports FIFA 22? Will Ligue 1 or the Premier League reign supreme?

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  • Messi at Barcelona: The ultimate history

    The unthinkable happened: Lionel Messi left Barcelona. But as this interactive timeline shows, he will be known as the club's greatest-ever player.

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