Bayern do the Double as deadly Lewandowski downs Leipzig in cup final

Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final as Robert Lewandowski inspired his team to clinch the domestic Double for the 12th time in their history. Leipzig made the better start, but Lewandowski broke the deadlock with a brilliantly placed header after 29 minutes, before Kingsley Coman’s fierce strike (78) gave Niko Kovac’s side clear breathing

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Man United players’ wages will be cut 25 per cent after missing out on Champions League

Missing out on the Champions League can be very costly for a football club. Arsenal’s operating profits fell by 60 per cent after they failed to qualify for the 2017-18 competition. They instead played in the Europa League, where the commercial and broadcasting revenues aren’t nearly as lucrative. Man United are heading for a similar situation

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Brighton sack Chris Hughton

Brighton have sacked manager Chris Hughton following a difficult end to the Premier League season. Although the Seagulls swerved relegation to the Championship, a dismal run of form that yielded just three wins from 23 league games saw the 60-year-old axed.  Hughton’s final game was a 4-1 defeat against champions Manchester City on Sunday – a match

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