Supporters may own German football clubs but the wealthy can bend the rules – Bundesliga | The Guardian

Germany appears to offer a solution to the European Super League debacle but money also has a voice in the Bundesliga

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The last time I was down in the catacombs of Borussia Dortmund’s stadium for post-match quotes, there was an eerie silence drowning out the chatter as players, staff and journalists looked at the monitors usually showing the Bundesliga results. There were no results shown, instead we all stared at Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich players passing the ball to each other as if it were a training exercise.

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