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Let football scouts discover you and soon be playing football at a higher level. Instead, the games were to be played in London, which had already been selected to host the two semi-finals and the final. Since the direct competition also regularly lost games, the Arminians remained in the top group. The game was initially interrupted in the 82nd minute when the score was 2:1 (2:1) for Uerdingen and finally stopped after a 25-minute break after riots broke out in the Mannheim block. The first leg took place on May 28th at the Northeast representative, the second leg on June 4th in the North. According to the meeting of the DFB game committee in June 2023, the champions of the Southwest and West regional leagues have been confirmed as direct promoted teams to the 3rd league in 2024/25. The champions of the Regionalliga Südwest were promoted to the 3rd league in 2020/21. According to the decision of the DFB Bundestag in September 2019, the champions of the Southwest and West regional leagues were confirmed to be directly promoted to the 3rd league in 2022/23. According to the decision of the DFB Bundestag in September 2019, the champions of the Southwest and West regional leagues were confirmed to be directly promoted to the 3rd league in 2023/24.

According to the decision of the DFB Bundestag in September 2019, the champions of the Southwest and West regional leagues were confirmed to be directly promoted to the 3rd league in 2021/22. The champions of the Regionalliga Nordost were added as the third directly promoted team in the 2020/21 season. The 2020/21 season of the Regionalliga Nord was canceled in April 2021 after play had been suspended since November 2020. Türkgücü Munich, the team that was in first place in the table at the registration deadline (June 22, 2020), was reported as being promoted to the 3rd league in 2020/21. The champion of the Regionalliga West was determined by drawing lots as another direct promoted team alongside the southwest and northeast champions. ↑ Promotion games drawn: West versus Northeast – Exact duels between the Southwest participants are still open. ↑ 3rd league mode. Since the introduction of the 3rd league in the 2008/09 season, Borussia Dortmund II has been promoted from the regional league three times (2009, 2012, 2021), Holstein Kiel (2009, 2013), Chemnitzer FC (2011, 2019), and 1. FC Saarbrücken (2010, 2020), SV Elversberg (2013, 2022), Preußen Münster (2011, 2023), VfB Lübeck (2020, 2023) and SpVgg Unterhaching (2017, 2023) twice each.

In four cases since the introduction of the promotion round, the decision was made after extra time, and twice a penalty shootout was necessary. After the defeats at the 1936 Olympics and the 1938 World Cup, the Nazi leadership largely turned away from football, although its position in world football was still quite considerable: the DFB provided Ivo Schricker, the general secretary of FIFA, four German players (Jakob, Kitzinger, Goldbrunner and Lehner) played in a FIFA friendly in Amsterdam, kickitshirts and two others (Albin Kitzinger and Anderl Kupfer) played against England in a European continental selection. The most exciting duel of the quarter-finals developed between England and Italy. Henry Pears had a valuable silver trophy imported from England to give the trophy to the best in the league after 10 years. Professional football has been established in Italy since the 1930s, which led some German players to play in Italy before the Bundesliga was founded in 1963. FIFA defined dangerous play, introduced the direct free kick and removed the requirement that players' trousers cover their knees. The replica also remains the property of FIFA and must be returned upon request. Contact and exit restrictions (“lockdown”) in the Gütersloh district will be moved to the Bielefeld SchücoArena.

In the first phase of the tournament (group phase), the teams are randomly divided into several groups of four teams each, with some teams being seeded according to certain criteria (hosts, world champions, FIFA rankings) and the other teams being drawn from primarily regionally oriented lottery pots. The stadiums in Cologne and Kaiserslautern met the strict FIFA criteria and were among the venues for the 2006 World Cup. After the construction boom was initially mainly observed in the stadiums of the first league, new, modern stadiums are now also being built in the second and third leagues. ↑ Own committee and new promotion regulations to the 3rd league. ↑ Change to the promotion regulations in the regional league decided. ↑ DFB: Northeast champions will be promoted directly in 2021. The home right in the first leg was drawn on May 8, 2021 as part of the third division game SV Wehen Wiesbaden – TSV 1860 Munich. The first leg took place on May 22nd at 7 p.m. in Wolfsburg's AOK Stadium, the second leg on May 26th, 2019 at 4 p.m. in Munich's Grünwalder Stadium. The home advantage for the Bavarian Football Association team in the first leg was drawn at the most recent meeting of the match committee. These appeared nationwide, pursued the association's interests and supported its policies.