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Today: Is German football stronger?

April 13th, 2015

Episode 274 of 1744 episodes

European Club Football resumes this week, but there are no British teams in either the Europa or Champions Leagues. W here the Premier League teams once dominated now the Germans and Spanish teams have taken their place. H ow has the German league become so successful and what lessons can British teams learn from the German, World Cup winning, model? Ronald Reng is author of ‘Matchdays – The Hidden Story of the Bundesliga’ and Thomas Hitzlsperger, played 52 times for Germany as well as for Aston Villa, West Ham, Everton in England and Stuttgart and Wolfsburg in Germany.

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