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28 July 1962: The birth of the Bundesliga

It is just 50 years ago that at a meeting of the DFB in Dortmund the Bundesliga was born. On July 28 1962, 129 men who had something to say in German football decided with their feet: 103 pro only 26 against this new and unified league. Exactly 100 years after the English FA was…

Allez les Bleues?!

Last night’s friendly between Germany and France saw the latter beating one of the best teams in the world and one German team considered to be one of the best ever, only behind the great team of the early 1970s that beat England 3-1 a Wembley in April 1972. What can be drawn from this…

The continuing malaise of East German football.

The editorial in the German football magazine Fu