A judge in Germany has decided to force a pair of 1860 Munich fans to suffer the ultimate ignominy as punishment for an unprovoked attack on a rival fan.
According to Bild, the two 1860 fans ripped the jacket, shirt and hat of the Bayern Munich fan last year.
However, in a bid to show that, in her words, "football is football and not a battlefield", judge Karin Jung decided to give the two defendants an unorthodox choice when it came to their sentencing.
After being found guilty, Jung gave the pair...
BERLIN -- American forward Bobby Wood joined Union Berlin from German second division rival 1860 Munich on Monday.
The 22-year-old agreed to a deal through June 2018, Union said on their website.
"I'm happy the transfer worked out, and all sides all clear. I had very good discussions with those in charge and quickly realized that Union could be the right...
Borussia Dortmund have signed teenager Julian Weigl from 2. Bundesliga side 1860 Munich for an undisclosed fee.
Weigl, 19, currently at the U-20 World Cup with Germany, has penned a four-year deal with DFB Pokal finalists Dortmund.
"Julian Weigl is a future prospect for central midfield who we really believe has the potential to develop," BVB sporting director Michael Zorc told the club's official website.
As it typically does, it started so promising but ended in tears. On Saturday afternoon, one of the many teenage talents, 19-year-old Maximilian Wittek, brought 1860 Munich ahead with a fantastic left-footed strike.
The shot was perfectly timed in more sense than one, given that the club's Jordanian investor, Hasan Ismaik, who only rarely watches the team play, had just taken his seat in the stands, 25 minutes after 1860's game against Karlsruhe kicked off.
If Ismaik has spent the past few...