The team they love to hate

April 30, 2003
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
When Saturday's Bundesliga matches ended, many home crowds were disappointed. At Wolfsburg, people were helplessly watching Bayern Munich celebrate yet another title. At Stuttgart, fans were fearing the draw with Rostock could seriously damage their Champions League dreams. At Gelsenkirchen, the Schalke supporters were cursing fate and an 89th-minute wonder goal that had beaten their team.

But as downcast as all these faithful were, they had one last, loud cheer in them. It came when ...

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