Sources used in Abseits


Books:

(note: most are reviewed in the Soccer Books section

35 Jahre Bundesliga: 1963-1975 - Matthias Weinrich
35 Jahre Bundesliga: 1975-1987 - Matthias Weinrich
35 Jahre Bundesliga: 1987-heute - Matthias Weinrich
90 Jahre deutscher Liga-Fussball -Hardy Grüne
Das grosse Buch der deutschen Fussballstadien - Walther Skrentny
Die Geschichte der DDR Oberliga - Andreas Baingo, Michael Horn
Enzyklopädie der europäischen Fussballvereine - Hardy Grüne
European Football: A Fan's Handbook - The Rough Guide
Germany: The Rough Guide, editor Gordon McLachlan
Kabinengeflüster: Geschichten aus 40 Jahren DDR-Elf - Uwe Karte, Jörg Röhrig
Kicker Sonderheft 95-96, 96-97, 97-98 - published by Kicker
Let's Go: Germany 1998
Tor! The Story of German Football - Ulrich Hesse-Lichtenberger
Vereinslexikon - Hardy Grüne
Von Kronprinzen bis zur Bundesliga - Hardy Grüne
Who's who des deutschen Fussballs - Hardy Grüne

Newspapers, magazines, media:

Dolomiten - South Tirolean newspaper
Fussballwoche - Berlin's soccer weekly
Kicker Sportzeitung - Germany's Premier sports weekly
Liechtensteiner Vaterland - Liechtenstein newspaper
ran-online - Pay-per-view TV station
Revier Online - Ruhr area soccer weekly
Sport-Bild - Sports paper from Bild-Zeitung
Westdeutsche Zeitung

Club Web pages:

I've tried to find (and list) the official web site for each club. I've also browsed through many of the fan pages, and try to mention some of the more interesting ones. For more detail, check out the links page, which has links to sites with complete listings.

Individuals:

The best source of info comes from personal experience, and the following
folks have graciously added additional info that are immensely
helpful, especially regarding the beers! 

Andi Ahrens		(SV Warnemünde)
Thomas Anders		(Humboldt Uni)
Alexander Barth 	(Dortmund) 
Till Becker		(Braunschweig)
"Benji"			(Kickers Würzburg)
Paul Bette		(Wuppertal)
Gorden Bringemaier 	(Schalke)
Christian Buecker	(LR Ahlen)
Hartmut Buthmann	(TuS Hoisdorf)
Rene Carouge		(FSV Wacker Fürstenwalde)
Frank Cichos		(Jena)
Mario David		(Oldenburger SV)
Holger Deppe 		(Osnabrück, Regionalliga Nord, Liechtenstein)
Olaf Dmoch		(VfB Lübeck)
Dirk Dreyer		(Dresdner SC)
Marcel Dussling		(TSF Ditzingen) 
Marco Eichler		(Optik Rathenow)
Matthias Ermert		(FSV Mainz 05)
Stefan Erichsen		(Holstein Kiel)
Claus Franke		(Hannover clubs)
Rene Frank		(Hallesche FC)
Jochen Frenck		(Motor Saspow)
Stefan Grossmann	(Dynamo Dresden)
Lutz Henschel		(VFC Plauen)
Dan Herrin		("Gonzoliga")
Frank Hertel 		(Erzgebirge Aue) 
Uwe Hoffmann		(Stahl Riesa)
Matthias Horst		(Holstein Kiel)
Martin Issleib		(St.Pauli, Barmbek, many small Hamburg clubs!)
Andreas Kluender 	(Eintracht Frankfurt)
Andreas Knoche		(1.FC Magdeburg)
Robert Köhn		(Lausitz Hoyerswerda)
Frank Koetting 		(Schalke)
Christian Kramer	(Düren)
Malte Kromm		(Rot-Weiss Frankfurt)
Alexander Kurbatow	(1.SV Gera)
Michael Lietzow		(Atlas Delmenhorst)
Peter Lucas		(Thunder Bay, editorial help)
Ewan Macdonald		(MSV Duisburg)
Alfons Manikowski	(SpVgg Erkenschwick)
Mario			(Stahl Riesa)
Fritz Neubert		(Chemnitz, nicknames)
Daniel Neuhaus		(FC Gütersloh)
Markus Peick 		(Schalke) 
Joerg Poechert		(BSV Brandenburg)
Marcel Pochert		(FC Stahl Brandenburg)
Christian Polatczek	(Union Berlin)
David Potts		(Recklinghausen)
Robin Rachel		(Hertha BSC)
Dirk Radema 		(Schalke) 
Jens Rathmann 		(VfL Wolfsburg)
Martin Retzlaff		(aka "Lok-Fan", Lok Stendal)
Keith Richardson	(1.FC Nürnberg)
Arnim Seibt		(VfL Bochum)
Markus Seuring		(Borussia Fulda)
Ulrich Schimke		(Göttingen)
Frank Schmidt		(Viktoria Köln)
Georg Schmidt		(RW Essen)
Pierre Schoenfeld 	(Chemnitzer FC)
Mike Schwerz		(MSV Duisburg, Hamborn, Eintr. Duisburg)
Olaf Sievers		(Tennis Borussia)
SJohn2753		(VfB Leipzig)
Andreas Soentgen	(Fortuna Köln)
Manfred Stolle		(Vor/Wacker Hamburg)
Marion & Ralf Strobelt	(FSV Zwickau)
Heiko Teichmueller	(Wacker Nordhausen)
Thomas Thiele		(Hertha BSC)
Daniel Triebler		(Hannover 96)
Filip Van Kerckhoven	(Belgium)
Matthias Voigt		(Göttingen 05)
Jens Vorwerk 		(Eisenhüttenstadt) 
Harald Voss		(Hertha BSC, Zehlendorf, Spandau, Reinickend.)
Michael Weber		(Waldhof Mannheim)
Tobias Wegner		(MSV Duisburg, fan culture)
Sven Weingart		(Carl Zeiss Gera/Lusaner SC)
Tobias Weiss		(Borussia Dortmund)
Michael Wied		(VfB Stuttgart, Kickers Stuttgart, VfR Aalen)
Markus Wilnauer		(Altona 93)
Olli Zörn		(Gladbach, RW Oberhausen, 1.FC Mülheim)