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RB Leipzig – The first five seasons

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RasenBallsport Leipzig – The first five seasons

A Brief Club History

RasenBallsport Leipzig e. V., commonly known as RB Leipzig, is a German association football club based in Leipzig, Saxony. The club is supported by energy drink-maker Red Bull who purchased the license of fifth division side SSV Markranstädt with the intention of advancing the re-modeled club to the top-flight Bundesliga within ten years. RB Leipzig’s stadium is the Red Bull Arena. In their inaugural season, RB dominated the NOFV-Oberliga Süd (fifth division) in 2009–10 and as a result were promoted as champions to the Regionalliga Nord (fourth division) for the 2010–2011 season. In the 2012-13 campaign, RB won that league without conceding a defeat and was promoted to the 3. Liga (third division). And this is where I begin my career…

I’ll be honest here. Don’t expect novels on each season. This blog post is more about bringing you guys up to speed with where I am now, and briefly about how we got there.

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How-To: Make Your First Tactic

This isn’t a definitive guide, but it’s a place to start. Always watch as much of the match as possible to see what is working and what is not. When changing things, do it one thing at a time so that you can see its effect – too many changes and you won’t see what has worked and what hasn’t…

Also, pay particular attention to the mid-lower table team instructions when in lower leagues – mid table instructions if you’re in a lower league but a decent team within that league, bottom half instructions if you’re in a lower league and predicted/expect mid-table or lower. Continue reading How-To: Make Your First Tactic