‘Ghost tickets’: German club sells 72,000 tickets for game in empty stadium | Football News – Times of India

DRESDEN: German third-tier soccer club Dynamo Dresden has said it sold more than 72,000 tickets for a game played in an empty stadium with no fans. Former East German champion Dynamo offered fans the ‘ghost tickets‘ – named for the German habit of dubbing empty-stadium matches ‘ghost games’ – for five euros ($6.10) as a … Read more ‘Ghost tickets’: German club sells 72,000 tickets for game in empty stadium | Football News – Times of India

Bundesliga boosts profile as football-starved fans tune in

Germany’s Bundesliga will attract legions of new armchair fans around the world this weekend when it becomes the first of Europe’s major football leagues to resume after a two-month shutdown due to the coronavirus. In normal circumstances, the German game, dominated in recent seasons by Bayern Munich, lacks the marketing pull of England’s Premier League … Read more Bundesliga boosts profile as football-starved fans tune in