Monthly Archives: November, 2017

The Football Supporters’ Federation – Blogger of the Year Award.

Good evening,

I’m very honoured to say that All Blue Daze has been shortlisted for the above award.

From here, the winner will be decided by popular vote. If you have already voted, please accept my thanks. If not, and you have liked the work posted on this website, I would be most grateful if you would register a vote in my favour.

Doing so, is very quick and easy. You can access the page to register your vote by clicking: here and following the link. Voting closes at midday on Monday 20th November though, so if you want your vote to count, please don’t leave it too long.

Thanks so much for your support and I hope you continue to enjoy the All Blue Daze website.

Regards,

 

All Blue Daze

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The Football Supporters’ Federation – Blogger of the Year Award

Good evening,

I’m very honoured to say that All Blue Daze has been shortlisted for the above award.

From here, the winner will be decided by popular vote, and if you have liked the work posted on this website I would be most grateful if you would register a vote in my favour.

Doing so, is very quick and easy. You can access the page to register your vote by clicking: here and following the link.

Thanks so much for your support and I hope you continue to enjoy the All Blue Daze website.

Regards,

 

All Blue Daze

 

 

 

Heinz Krügel – National hero and enemy of the state.

Heinz Krügel was born in the small village of Ober-Planitz, near Zwickau on 24th April 1921 in what would be – between the end of the Second World War and the reunification of the German state – East Germany. Even as a young boy, football was a major part of his life and at the age of six, he was playing for the local club, SC Planitz, He stayed with the club for the next 23 years, and in 1948, he had his first taste of national success when Planitz won the inaugural Deutscher Sportausschuss Oberliga (the East German league championship). Less than two years later, Heinz Krügel’s playing career was ended by a serious knee injury. It was that misfortune however, that ultimately led to a more celebrated career, as Krügel turned his hand to coaching and management. It would also have the unfortunate consequence of bringing him into conflict with the government authorities. Continue reading →