How does Amateur football look to the future? How can and should associations support clubs? As it creates the Foundation for opportunities that had Germany as the host country Евро2024? These are the key issues that will be addressed at the 3rd Amateur football Congress from 22 to 24 February 2019 in Kassel. In the run-up to the event, the question arises of what the German football Union (DFB) is actually doing for the masses and what role Amateur football plays. This tells fussball.de.
HOW DOES GERMAN FOOTBALL WORK?
The structure of German football resembles a pyramid. At the top is the national team, supported by a huge base of about 7.1 million members and 24,800 clubs. They are distributed among 21 state (municipal) associations, which in turn are assigned to five regional associations. For the DFB and its national associations, it is a systematic work week by week to enable almost 155,000 teams to play. Continue reading
“Chertanovo” — our Bilbao
— As a former sports Director of the RFU and ex-coach of the youth national team of Russia can you formulate the main problems of youth football?
– Take my first youth team of 2010. Kokorin, Smolov, Shatov, Dzagoev: they were not in enough demand in their clubs. Young people, as a rule, sat on a bench. There was a shortage of game practice. Now the situation has changed for the better. Galaktionov have all the players play! That is, young people are competitive. That’s cool.
— And what do you attribute this trend? There is less money to buy foreigners and bet on young people? Continue reading
Poltava football fans are unique. They do not go to the matches of “Vorskla” in the Ukrainian championship, completely ignored the team’s rather successful European Cup season. But as soon as this fact recalls someone from journalists, then immediately dumped a torrent of criticism for “daring to accuse them of lack of love for the team.” Moreover, such criticism often goes beyond the frame of morality and more like a hysterical justification of savinovskogo.
Indeed, Vorskla is loved and respected by up to 2 – 3 thousand people who go to the stadium for the team’s matches. But the stadium is 25-thousandth! And to say that for Poltava it is very big, too, is not necessary. Remember the period from 1996 to 1999. Continue reading