Bayern Munich and Dortmund players agree to take 20% pay cuts

FOOTBALLERS AT GERMANY‚ÄôS top teams including Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have agreed to take pay cuts to help clubs survive the economic impact of the coronavirus, according to reports. Newspaper Bild said players and club officials at champions Bayern, top of the Bundesliga when the season was halted on 13 March, have accepted a 20% cut in their salaries. […]

A friend recommends: Dundalk’s Brian Gartland on ‘City of God’ and his local hero’s autobiography

WHAT PEOPLE DO with their so-called free time has changed drastically over the past five weeks since restrictions on our personal freedoms began to be implemented in a bid to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Streaming services, television, books, podcasts and other forms of entertainment have become especially important during those free moments to ourselves, or those alongside family, […]