Guide to the DFL: the return of the football fans to succeed

The "cardboard companions" in the Borussia-Park have done their service. With the 20,000 Fan-doubles in the back, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed to take par

Guide to the DFL: the return of the football fans to succeed

The "cardboard companions" in the Borussia-Park have done their service. With the 20,000 Fan-doubles in the back, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed to take part in the Champions League, in a nutshell, these may be picked up by their "owners" – because soon, maybe even at the start of the season in September, to fill the Fans of flesh and blood, the bleachers again with life. But not only is the company working feverishly on the return of the spectators, the German professional clubs is a working summer break before rich.

Since Wednesday, they have at least one strong orientation. On the basis of the 41-page guide, the German football League (DFL) to leagues of 36 clubs in the Federal government, in cooperation with the health authorities in detail each stadium customized security concepts. Of the distance regulations in the stands, arrival and departure, as well as the inlet and outlet to the stadium, to the Catering and the use of sanitary facilities, the DFL in recommendations.

"Exactly what we have been waiting for"

"This is exactly what we have been waiting for. This is a very good basis for us," said Gladbach's spokesman Markus Aretz with the SID: "We have to wait for the guide and will now coordinate it all with the authorities in Mönchengladbach." Some Bundesliga clubs have already formed working groups, which deal with the preparation of a local concept.

"the Essential building blocks for the detailed concept ion", - stated in the DFL-guide, "are infection prevention through the observance of minimum distances in all stadium areas, and on the other, the chains of
traceability of Infection." Also for competitions organised by the German football Association (DFB) - the 3. League, women's Bundesliga, DFB Cup and international matches to serve of the guide as a basis. Accordingly, the return of the Fans is done from a local Infection of 35 new HIV infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the last seven days imaginable - if it would only give a seat or even standing room, is still open.

The distribution of spectators in the stadium, with a sufficient minimum distance for the club in a rather minor Problem. The major challenges lie elsewhere, such as in the arrangements of arrival and departure, as well as the inlet and outlet. To crush to prevent the inlet, considering the DFL, to associate Tickets with certain inlet Slots. To do this, you recommend the arrival by foot, Bicycle or private car, because of full buses and trains increase the risk of infection.

bottlenecks in the Parking

this could cause for the next Problem at some of the club should come to a lot of Fans drive to the stadium. "We run after today's Corona-protection regulation in bottlenecks at the Parking when the fair and the football should take place in parallel," said Sven Mühlenbeck, Director for organization and operation of the game in Bundesliga-Relegated Fortuna Dusseldorf, the Bild-Zeitung.

Clear, however, that More distance in the stands means less Tickets - it is expected that the demand will exceed the offer. "It is always the health of the spectators and the players must be guaranteed", had Oliver Kahn said recently at Sky, Bavaria, Munich member of the management Board expected, therefore, with a "fraction of the full occupation", about 10,000 to 11,000 Fans in of the 75,000-seat Allianz Arena.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 13:19

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