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    DFB-Pokal 2019/20

    @mods Please pin this topic and unpin the old.
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    DFB-Pokal 2019/20

    These are the matches: Würzburger Kickers - TSG Hoffenheim FSV Salmrohr - Holstein Kiel Germania Halberstadt - Union Berlin Fc Kaiserslautern - Mainz 05 SV Rödinghausen - SC Paderborn Hallescher FC - VFL Wolfsburg Atlas Delmenhorst - Werder Bremen KFC Uerdingen - Borussia Dortmund SV Sandhausen - Borussia Mönchengladbach Chemnitzer FC - Hamburger SV SV Waldhof - Eintracht Frankfurt Alemannia Aachen - Bayer Leverkusen TUS Dassendorf - Dynamo Dresden Villingen 08 - Fortuna Düsseldorf KSV Baunatal - VFL Bochum Energie Cottbus - Bayern München Karlsruher SC - Hannover 96 MSV Duisburg - SpVgg Fürth Oberneuland Bremen - Darmstadt 98 SV Wehen - FC Köln Hansa Rostock - VFB Stuttgart FC Saarbrücken - Jahn Regensburg SV Drochtersen/Assel - Schalke 04 Viktoria Berlin - Arminia Bielefeld FC Ingolstadt - FC Nürnberg SC Verl - FC Augsburg VFB Lübeck - FC St. Pauli VFB Eichstätt - Hertha BSC Wacker Nordhausen - Erzgebirge Aue VFL Osnabrück - Red Bull Leipzig FC Magdeburg - SC Freiburg SSV Ulm - FC Heidenheim
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    Sheep - Season 2 - Football

    So are Cannabis and me as we would have four points more, if they hadn't decided to be superfluously specific.
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    Group C - Matchday 2

    Yep, since there are 6 groups consisting of 4 teams playing out a round of 16 the 4 best third placed teams will qualify .
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    RB Leipzig & Red Bull Research - need help please

    Can only speak for Germany here, as I simply know too little about the socio-cultural shaping of football in other countries. If it stays a unique project it won't affect football's societal impact too much or even might be a blessing in disguise as it might remind the football scene that their influence in their own club isn't a naturalness and therefore strengthen the club members willingness to participate actively in the club's daily life and bodies, that's probably just me thinking optimistic, though. If it becomes a role model it will destroy football as the sociological phenomenon it currently is in Germany for two reasons.On one hand the commercialization comes automatically with monopolization, thus destroying a whole lot of smaller clubs, that won't be able to compete anymore with clubs disposing over corporate money and therefore will be drying out and dying a harmfully slow death, which would lead to a lesser amount of clubs and therefore to lower penetration of society in the end. On the other hand more clubs would lose their democratic structure which led to a loss of participation of members then reduced to clients without voting rights and say of any form, what, in my opinion, would reduce the identification with their clubs most members feel nowadays. There's still one point worth raising as it hasn't been mentioned yet, that clearly indicates what my opinion of this project is, a concept I can't find an English translation for "Gemeinnützigkeit" it says clubs have an obligation of being of societal benefit, something which traditional football clubs fulfill in diverse way, by exercising educational tasks, by charity, in crime and addiction prevention, by providing recreational spaces for youth, and in many more ways, while the only aims of Red Bull Leipzig are promoting their soft drink, maximizing profit and perhaps even to a lesser extent sporting success. In fact they got their "Gemeinnützigkeit" recognition for promotion of health by providing sport exercising facilities. I can only see this "project" as an assault on German football culture and would celebrate if they were going bust tomorrow.
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    RB Leipzig & Red Bull Research - need help please

    No the reason being the corporate support not their geography, as I mentioned before Red Bull would face the same hostility in any western German city, juist look at Hoffenheim or 1860 München.
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    RB Leipzig & Red Bull Research - need help please

    Of corse there are still tensions between former FRG and former GDR inhabitants, still neither Dynamo Dresden nore FC Magdeburg face such rejection as RB Leipzig, let alone Union Berlin, the animosities have nothing to do with that division. Red Bull would face the same rejection if they were situated in Essen, or any other western German city.
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    RB Leipzig & Red Bull Research - need help please

    From a German perspective I have to disagree with two points the poster before me raised: First of all the rejection of the Red Bull project comes very much from inside the football community whilst the person unattached to it are indifferent; secondly and more important it has the square root of nothing to do with Germany being divided after WWII. Apart from being a new rich club and the animosities, that derive from it's implications, the rejection of Red Bull Leipzig in Germany come from different aspects: - the establishing of this club in Leipzig, were two clubs VFB/Lokomotive and Sachsen/Chemie had a very active fan scene already, that has grown over decades - the takeover of an existing club (SSV Markranstädt) and thus the begin in the 5th tier while other new founded clubs have to begin at the lowest level of the football pyramide - Red Bull plastering their name on everything to do with this club - the concept of a club not being owned by it's members but a company is alien to Germans. Not only in football but in all kinds of clubs the memberownership principle is used. - the undermining of the 50+1 rule that says that 50 percent plus one share of a football team must be owned by their mother club through this shady "Förder" membership model - last, not least: the distortion of the democratic structure of German clubs through said Förder members To the football project as such I'd add Red Bull Salzburg is additionally rejected because of their destruction of Austria Salzburg a club with a considerable history with a fan scene that was alive and kicking demolishing this clubs old connections to Salzburg's old supporters in the process
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    Sheep - Season 2 - Football

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    Weirdest Person to Post on This Site

    Am I the only person, who thought Weird World was a little weird?
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    U21 European Championships

    Tor: Alexander Nübel (FC Schalke 04), Florian Müller (FSV Mainz 05), Markus Schubert (Dynamo Dresden) Abwehr: Benjamin Henrichs (AS Monaco), Lukas Klostermann (RB Leipzig), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen), Timo Baumgartl (VfB Stuttgart), Maximilian Mittelstädt (Hertha BSC), Waldemar Anton (Hannover 96), Felix Uduokhai (VfL Wolfsburg) Mittelfeld: Maximilian Eggestein (Werder Bremen), Levin Öztunali (FSV Mainz 05), Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund), Marco Richter (FC Augsburg), Suat Serdar (FC Schalke 04), Nadiem Amiri (TSG Hoffenheim), Florian Neuhaus (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Robin Koch (SC Freiburg), Arne Maier (Hertha BSC), Eduard Löwen (1. FC Nürnberg) Angriff: Lukas Nmecha (Manchester City), Luca Waldschmidt (SC Freiburg), Johannes Eggestein (Werder Bremen) This is the german squad.
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    Sheep - Season 2 - Football

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    Sheep - Season 2 - Football

    I'll give this a go.
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    Kai Havertz

    Kai Havertz is, at just 20 years, clearly the most talented U23 player in the Buli, Sancho is explicitly included. The price tag is a combination of his talent, his very young age, the time he has still on contract at Leverkusen, and the fact Leverkusen can't afford to lose another talent the same season Brandt left them for Dortmund. Especially with them playing CL next season Can't see Leverkusen selling Havertz for less money than a nine figure sum.
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    Bundesliga 2018/19 Relegation Playoff

    Are they still that packed money-wise? I thought VW had reduced their financial support drastically after that Dieselgate disaster?