Posts Tagged: Bundesliga

The Last East German Champions : Hansa Rostock

The ramifications of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and subsequent reunification (Deutsche Einheit) of 1990 on East Germany are well covered, but the ripple through East German football, is a story not often told. A journey recently took me to the Ostseestadion to see the last East German champions, Hansa Rostock, who won the 1991 competition, earning them a place in European competition, but more importantly, along with runners-up Dynamo Dresden, a place in the reunified Bundesliga for the 1991-1992 season. Hansa Rostock is the most consistent East German team to have existed in the reunified… Read more »