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Can anything stop Bayern making it five Bundesligas in a row? Only complacency

FC Carl Zeiss Jena v Bayern Munich - German Cup DFB Pokal

It’s a new season, with a vast, rather sexy new cast (211 players bought for a combined €400m), new leading roles at a third of all clubs (plus new coaches to come at Werder Bremen and Eintracht Frankfurt very soon), a rich newcomer (RB Leipzig) who will fly the flag for the footballistically under-represented east of the country – “Da Zone” as kids used to call it in the 80s – and double up as the new baddie everyone will love to hate.



Wales' coach Chris Coleman and Ashley Williams attend a news conference

Chris Coleman tells Wales to ‘take emotion out’ of Northern Ireland game

Chris Coleman believes his Wales players are yet to peak and has urged them to show no fear against Northern Ireland as they seek to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. Speaking on the eve of Saturday’s last-16 tie at the Parc des Princes, the Wales manager challenged his team to push themselves to the limit but also cautioned against getting wrapped up in the emotion of the occasion.