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american football berlin -Die Saison steht in der Büchern. Somit sind die Berlin Adler seit der Saison wieder erstklassig. Deshalb ist das Turnier so konzipiert, dass jede Mannschaft in der Vorrunde nur ein Heim- und ein Auswärtsspiel bestreiten muss. Minderjährige Vereinsmitglieder haben kein Stimmrecht, auch deren gesetzliche Vertreter nicht. Beim Big 6 handelt es sich um ein Einladungsturnier mit Europapokal-Flair. Die Mannschaft gilt als der aufstrebende Klub Deutschlands. Naja sagen wirs so, um überhaupt in die Play Offs zu kommen, haben wir 30 Jahre gebraucht. Der American Football Verband Deutschland sah allerdings keine Möglichkeit, ihm einen Spielerpass auszustellen, da die Aufnahme in den Verein nicht rechtsgültig gewesen sei.
As of , the club is second only to the Munich Cowboys in German Football League GFL games played, with , one of only three teams with more than league games.
The Cowboys have played 35 out of a possible 38 seasons at the highest level of the game in Germany, the Adler one less, The club was formed as the second American football club in Berlin on 12 February , then under the name of Berliner Bären English: Shortly after its formation, the club was joined by the Berlin Bats, increasing the number of club members substantially.
In the early days, all training was carried out on the facilities of the US Army and supervised by US soldiers stationed in Berlin. The Bears came third in their first season in competitive football, but was unable to make the play-off in its first four seasons.
To improve on-the-field performance, the team decided to join established club BSC Wilmersdorf in , changing its club colors and name, becoming the Berlin Adler.
The Adler began to improve in , qualifying for the play-offs for the first time. A youth department was formed and the team changed mother-clubs, now joining BSC Rehberge , to gain a permanent home ground.
The Adler moved into the Radrennstadion Schöneberg in as their home ground and earned their first German title the following year.
After remaining unbeaten all season in , the team defeated the Badener Greifs in the German Bowl, held in front of a sell-out crowd of 14, at Mommsenstadion in Berlin.
The team's first entry in the EFL in ended in the semi finals, losing narrowly to the Amsterdam Crusaders but, in , the club returned to success, winning its second German Bowl, again undefeated all season, against the Red Barons Cologne.
The Adler became a dominating team in Germany, achieving a day unbeaten run, which only came to a halt in a league game against the Cologne Crocodiles in Before and after, the Adler defeated the Crocodiles in the German Bowl in and In European competition, the club reached the semi finals in and the final in , once more losing to the Amsterdam Crusaders.
After three titles in series from to , the Adler declined somewhat but remained a strong side, still reaching the semi finals in each of the following four seasons.
In , the club made its fifth German Bowl appearance, but lost for the first time, against the Düsseldorf Panther. In , the club still had a strong season, but declined markedly after that.
The season saw the Adler in the unfamiliar position of having to combat relegation and being troubled by financial problems. It came sixth and last in its division and had to take part in the relegation round.
The team assured survival there in two games against local rival Berlin Rebels. The following season proved worse however, the Adler could not win a league game all season, had to play in the relegation round once more and, after winning the first game against the Paderborn Dolphins , lost the second and were relegated to the 2nd Bundesliga.
The club spent the next four seasons at the second level of German football, slowly rebuilding. It moved from its old ground to the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark and, in , managed to win its division, entitling the team to take part in the promotion round.
After playing and losing to the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes , promotion was seemingly missed, but the withdrawal of the Düsseldorf Panther from the GFL opened up a spot in the league for the Adler and the team was back at the highest level for Berlin, in the mean time, had acquired an NFL Europe team in , the Berlin Thunder , a club that lasted until , when the league folded.
The Adler once more became a successful side in the German Football League, reaching the semi finals in their first two seasons there.
In , the team ended the clubs 13 year title drought, defeating the Braunschweig Lions in a low-scoring German Bowl.
After this, the club experienced two lean seasons, being knocked-out in the quarter finals in and having to play against relegation in but successfully avoiding the relegation round in the end.
The team did not decline further, as it had done in the s, but instead reached the semi finals in and In , the side lost narrowly to the Stuttgart Scorpions , in they lost to the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes , a team it was to meet in the following two German Bowls.
In , the Adler had another successful season, losing only one league game and advancing to their seventh German Bowl, earning their sixth national title by defeating the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes 28— Under the Nazi regime, Jewish clubs were segregated in and dissolved in Jewish clubs competed in other sports from the end of the war, but it was not until that Bar Kochba-Hakoah were revived as a football club, as a member of the Maccabi World Union which encourages Jewish sport.
Despite the club's low profile and the increase in tolerance in German society, the club were subjected to anti-Semitic, Neo-Nazi chants from fans and players of VSG Altglienicke.
Türkiyemspor Berlin is another sixth-tier Berlin-Liga club, founded in and composed of Germans of Turkish descent. In , it was relegated from the fourth-tier Regionalliga Nord.
The name Turkiyemspor is used by other Turkish-centred clubs in Germany and abroad. Former Turkish international Ümit Karan began his career at the club.
AK, despite being founded in , have merged with various Turkish-centred clubs in its history and since has been in partnership with the Turkish club Ankaraspor , taking on their name and colours for the season.
Polonia Berlin plays in Kreisliga C eleventh-tier. The name Polonia is used by other Polish-centred clubs in Germany for example Polonia Hamburg and abroad.
Football at the Summer Olympics in Berlin saw group games and quarter-finals held at three venues in the capital: All games after the quarter-finals were held at the Olympic Stadium , and Italy beat Austria in the final on 15 August.
West Germany won , although the other matches were draws. The infamous match between the two German teams, however, was played in Hamburg. Italy beat France in a shootout after the match finished 1—1 after extra time.
France's Zinedine Zidane was sent off in his last-ever match, for headbutting Italy's Marco Materazzi 's chest in retaliation to verbal insults.
According to FIFA, The women's final was played at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark. Barcelona were the winners, beating Juventus 3—1 to gain their fifth trophy in the competition.
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