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Why do German football clubs have a number in their name?

According to this article on the the Bundesliga's website: Germans are traditionally sticklers for accuracy and they're no different when it comes to football. As a general rule of thumb, if you ...
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What is the most number of times two teams met in a season?

There have been 7 El Clásicos played between Real Madrid and Barcelona during the 2010/11 season in 4 different tournaments: 2010/11 La Liga: 29.Nov.2010 BAR 5 - 0 RMA 16.Apr.2011 RMA 1 - 1 BAR ...
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Have all promoted teams from one season of the united German Bundesliga ever been relegated in the following season?

This has happened four times, although on all but one occasion, only two teams had been promoted the previous season: In 1966/67, when Fortuna Düsseldorf and Rot-Weiss Essen were both immediately ...
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Highest goal-difference for non-title winning side in top 5 European leagues?

In the 2011-12 season of La Liga, Real Madrid set a record high goal difference of 89 goals on their way to the title. Barcelona finished runners-up and had an impressive goal difference of 85. I ...
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How is the fastest man of the match calculated?

It's actually pretty simple to tell and hard to do (and expensive). Supported games have a bunch of cameras in the stadium to record the game from several angles. Computers can form a 3D image from ...
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Longest distance to goal for top 5 European league?

German Bundesliga: Moritz Stoppelkamp for SC Paderborn against Hannover 96 in 2014/15 season from 83 meters. Video, source: bundesliga.com - German. Italian Serie A: Enzo Ferrari for Palermo against ...
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What is the most number of times two teams met in a season?

Liverpool & Arsenal, 1979-1980, seven matches Date Competition Result 11 August 1979 FA Charity Shield Liverpool 3-1 24 November 1979 Division 1 Draw 0-0 12 April 1980 FA Cup (semi-final) Draw ...
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When and where will all fixtures for the Bundesliga 3 be available for 2018/2019 season

Now that league is my specialty. :) The DFB (and DFL for the Bundesliga (1 & 2)) don't publish the exact match dates for the whole season right away. They only publish the week of each game day ...
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Where can I get data for individual player statistics in European football?

I found two really nice links: The WhoScore gives you a lot of information. You just need to click the league you want to observe. Roto Wire is like WhoScore but with more advanced stats (you need to ...
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When and where will all fixtures for the Bundesliga 3 be available for 2018/2019 season

The third tier of football in Germany is called 3. Liga (not Bundesliga 3), that's why you probably couldn't find their portal which is located on DFB's website, which shows that the matchday 26 game ...
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Highest goal-difference for non-title winning side in top 5 European leagues?

In the Bundesliga the highest goal difference without the title goes to Bayern Munich as well. They scored a goal difference of +55 goals in the Bundesliga season 2011/12 beating the old record of +51 ...
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Record for player hitting the woodwork most number of times in a season in top European leagues?

La Liga: In 2017/18 season, Lionel Messi hit the woodwork 18 times, which according to Opta, is the most in La Liga season since 2003/2004. Premier League: In 2011/12 season, Robin van Persie hit ...
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