The view from Germany

Bochum's razor

May 11, 2013
By Uli Hesse
I have it on pretty good authority that a 71-year-old coach has announced his retirement this week, having been in charge of a team - the same team, actually - for more than a quarter of a century. And not without a bit of success, it should be added.

It appears to support a theory a sizeable part of the football world adheres to. This particular part consists of journalists, scientists, many players and, well, coaches. Their theory says that those clubs that stick by their coach will ...

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