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Why Germany’s 50+1 rule is living on borrowed time

IT WAS RB LEIPZIG’S meteoric, energy drink-fuelled rise that brought the Bundesliga’s fabled 50+1 rule to the forefront of football discussions as of late, but both the history and the future of…

The Big Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund

Last season was a successful one for one of Germany’s most loved clubs in Borussia Dortmund as they qualified for the Champions League with relative ease, ending up a whole 18 points…

RB Leipzig: mocking Germany’s 50+1 rule

A CERTAIN ENERGY DRINKS COMPANY ARE NO STRANGERS TO CONTROVERSY. A maiden foray into football ownership, assuming control of SV Austria Salzburg and subtly re-branding them to Red Bull Salzburg, brought about a…

The conspicuous absence of East in West Germany

When the full-time whistle was blown was blown on the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracanã in Rio, more Polish-born players collected winner’s medals than East German-born players did, as part of a…