The DFB Bundestag has, with great Mehrheiit for the season-continuation of the 3. League voted. The Munich-based clubs to take the decision, not surprisingly, positive.
Meckenheim – At the end, after a five-hour session, there was a relief . Because it had technically everything is working fine, with the voting tool and the Transfer of the first virtual lower house of the German football Association (DFB) . And also was voted as it had the high lords, which sat in a hall of the technical Provider in Meckenheim near Bonn, hoped. The from the point of view of the Bureau worst case scenario for its highest class, could be averted: An overwhelming majority of 95 percent of the 253 delegates voted for a season sequel to the third League.
DFB-vote: Only twelve of the no votes
Twelve no votes and 16 abstentions the conflict between the Clubs, not the gifts almost. The vote is meant for the DFB as a prompt to the 3. League to bring, as planned, on weekend into the waters of the two licence leagues. At the same time rules is now at a later season crash of DFB Executive Board authorized, for and descent, as well as Changes in the competitive mode. In the expedited the Director was empowered individual parts within 72 hours to be recognised. This was not previously allowed.
TSV 1860 facilitated Gorenzel: "reason has prevailed,"
The 1860 the result was greeted with relief. the head of sports, Günther Gorenzel spoke of a "clear vote" and thanked all the delegates who had voted in the sense of the sport. "Almost 95 percent of the members entitled to vote for the continuation of the 3. League have voted, shows us that reason has prevailed,“ he said. the Haching-Boss Manni Schwabl said: "A very clear decision pro performance sports, pro competition. I hope that the opponents of this more as a clear vote will be to accept.“
Da DFB-Vice-President Rainer Koch first of all, the majority of for the 3. League brought (the same decision for the women's League was later, only a matter of form), came the applications of the Saxon football Association and Sachsen-Anhalt not only to the vote, the season to cancel. Clearly, the intention of the Saarland football Association fell through, the single-track 3. League in two squadrons, each with 18 Clubs split. The game class is responsible Tom Eilers had previously warned: "We will destroy the good sporting image. And if we expand the League, it is not better, but worse marketable.“
DFB-representatives may not be for the consequences of the pandemic liable
chef had – much more precisely than the once again in his keynote speech, erratic-acting President Fritz Keller – warns that in the highest DFB-game class, for a Task Force "Economic stability" are brought to life, more needs to be played. He had no understanding of when the DFL-Central "will be bombarded with lawyer letter". If the States of the majority would allow the operation of gambling, "we can't cancel." That otherwise would change in two, three länder, nothing. In this context, it may be important that the DFB-representative of can not be for the consequences of the pandemic liable made. Also, the vote showed.
"The claim to want to play, consider all the professional leagues – even those within the DFB," said Peter Peters as the second-most powerful official of the German football League (DFL) . the League chief Christian Seifert said, the better. From DFB-Chef Keller he got a praise, that the Hygiene and safety concept have been working so trouble-free: "If the sun is out, a lot of Shine. When the Wind blows, only the least.“
DFB financially vulnerable - the deepest economic crisis of its existence
A storm is brewing on the DFB in financial terms. the Treasurer Stephan Osnabrügge made it clear that the pandemic's eating away at the reserve of the past EUR 150 million . The Association was in the "deepest economic crisis of its existence". All negative scenarios should occur, it could lead to the "existence of risk". Alone, 106 million euros, would be to bring in 2020, the sponsorship revenue , in addition 60 million, the income of the A-national team. Appropriate default fuses used only for the in March cancelled matches in Spain and against Italy – more hedges, the Association can't take it.
Before the League Re-Start of 1860-Keeper Hiller made the Fans hope for the Rest of the season.Updated Date: 28 May 2020, 18:34