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Could coronavirus kill off German football fan power?

For most fans, the 50+1 rule - which guarantees supporter influence and limits the power of wealthy investors - remains an unassailable doctrine to be defended at all costs. However, with the league suspended until the end of April, many clubs are facing short-term cash-flow problems.


GERMAN football is famed for its vibrant fan culture and member-owned clubs, but as the Bundesliga braces itself for a major financial hit in the coming months, could the coronavirus put an end to fan power?

Many clubs are fearing for their financial futures in the crisis,...

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