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EUR 25 million for fan security

25 Millionen Euro fur Fan-SicherheitLeague boss Reinhard Rauball-© SID-IMAGES/Getty Images /.

The German professional clubs invest 25 million euros for the safety of football fans in the stadiums. This sum was announced by the DFL on Thursday.

EUR 25 million for the security of football fans invest Berlin (SID) - the German professional clubs in the stadiums. This sum announced the German Football League (DFL) on Thursday in a press conference in Berlin to the one-year anniversary of the ten-point plan for more safety in football. "We are our responsibility to ensure that safe stadiums and will continue to do that," said League boss Reinhard Rauball.

The sum of almost 25 million is divided into cost of klubgeigene Ordnungsdienste in the domestic stages with round in the Bundesliga 15 million and €6 million in the 2nd League. Around three million euros are needed for staff costs to fund full-time security, as well as fan-officer at the clubs.

About 1.3 million total pay the 36 professional clubs of the League Association for socio-educational fan projects in the own environment. "We can take the first year with the ten point plan positive stock." "The security in the stadiums has reached a very high level," said Rauball.

On 23 April 2010, the League announced a ten point plan with concrete proposals for greater safety in football together with the German Football Federation (DFB) for a round table with the then Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and police representatives. Aim is among others to improve communication between policy, police and the representatives of the clubs.