While Stefan Kiessling's 'Phantomtor' continues to haunt German football, it is just the sort of controversy football needs.
Not even Kiessling deserved the treatment reserved for him when he appeared before the German Football Federation (DFB) Sports Court in Frankfurt on Monday as they debated whether or not Leverkusen's 'Ghost Goal'-afflicted game with Hoffenheim should be replayed. "Hello Mr. Kiessling," japed a joval Hans E. Lorenz, the Sportgericht large Kase. "Now you've finally got an invitation from the DFB."
That was unncessary. The Leverkusen forward's conspicuous and at timesRead More »from Why not even German football should be perfect