The 3rd league should play again on May 26th. While TSV 1860 and SpVgg Unterhaching welcome the decision, Waldhof Mannheim continues to resist.
- On May 26, the 3rd league could also start playing again.
- President Manfred Schwabl hopes that the SpVgg Unterhaching players will be able to start training again on Friday .
- Waldhof Mannheim has requested a new vote of all clubs in the 3rd division .
Munich - Sigh of relief at 1860 , Haching and all other third division clubs who had hoped for a sporting continuation of the season : As expected, the presidium of the DFB decided to restart the game on May 26th - provided that politicians and health authorities also give the green light . "A further step has been taken," commented DFB Vice President Peter Frymuth : "Now we hope that the health situation (...) will allow the game to be resumed soon on the basis of the hygiene concepts developed by the DFB and DFL ."
3rd league: SpVgg Unterhaching plans team training for Friday
While the lion's the DFB decision currently not want public vote, made Haching -Boss Manni Schwabl no secret to living well with this message very much. "I was always in favor of the season being decided in terms of sport and not at the green table," said Schwabl when asked by our newspaper. From now on it was important to prepare "for day X". The tests on Covid-19 started on Monday , and the second series of tests is planned for Wednesday . A return to regular team training would then be planned for this Friday - "provided nothing comes in between 40 people who are tested".
The revised outline schedule provides that the remaining eleven match days will be completed with five English weeks . On 30 June , the season would be finished according to the new schedule. And what Haching (currently third) and 1860 (sixth) should be of particular interest: the relegation games against table 16. the 2nd league should take place in the first week of July .
3rd league: DFB hopes to restart on May 26
Tom Eilers , the chairman of the third division committee , sounded relieved in his statement that the DFB released late in the afternoon. "The third division is concentrating on a possible continuation of the season and preserve it as a professional league," he said, "We look forward from May 26 our back profession in gaming operations to exercise."
The DFB has at its hygiene concept is based on that, that the DFL for the two Bundesligen has developed. The authorities are now expecting an okay for the third division, with some clubs continuing to express their displeasure.
3rd league: Markus Kompp (Waldhof Mannheim) demands a new vote
The appointment of a hygiene officer causes problems especially at Waldhof Mannheim - in second place in the table, who still does not seem to want to bring the season to a close. Waldhof managing director Markus Kompp took the DFB plan to allow neutral venues if stadiums remain closed as an opportunity to question Monday's DFB decision . "I requested a new vote . I do not see that the DFB wants to continue the season on the basis of an outdated opinion, but under new framework conditions, keyword neutral venue, "said Kompp .
Haching boss Schwabl , asked about the cross-shots of various competitors, is reluctant to criticize. " I am not entitled to a judgment on how the DFB decision will be viewed elsewhere," he said, emphasizing: "At Haching , we are working towards continuing the season from May 26th according to the new schedule ."
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