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Rummenigge: Games in winter 'not logical'

January 30, 2013
By Associated Press
PARIS -- A scheduling change away from winter soccer could be coming to Europe, according to Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

Rummenigge, who is also chairman of the 207-member European Club Association that lobbies for the rights of European clubs, told France Football magazine that it makes no sense that European clubs play in midwinter.

"Everywhere, be it Germany, France or England, summer is the best period of the year. And that is the season we don't play," ...

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