European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 21 1968, Page 19

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 21, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the sta7s and stripes Thun Day the soccer swinging upward season starts saturday by Bob Wicker staff writer while baseball continues to grow in several european countries where soccer is the National sport american boys abroad Are making fast Progress in the opposite direction. Soccer Orfuss Ball As it is called in Germany is no longer a minor sport for athletes in us Desea. No less than 15 american High school sin Germany will be competing in soccer leagues this Spring. When the us Desea Spring sports season opens saturday six of Tho seven teams in the big school Blue division will see action and All eight of the schools in the red division Start the bal rolling. Games Are slated every saturday through May 18. Us Desea sports chief Don Devona noting the Ever increasing popularity of soccer in the school system recently held a coaches meeting at Karlsruhe to map plans for this Spring s Devona for a Day Long discussion about soccer were mentors George Ausra of Frankfurt Tony Blasio of shape John Gould of Mannheim Larry Krusemark and John Smith of Kaiserslautern Philip Maher of Augsburg Blan Palmer of Wiesbaden Wolfgang Plakinger of ludwigs Burg Ray Skinner of Karlsruhe and Jim Zucchetti of Nuernberg. It was decided at the meeting that the Competition will be governed by the 1967 Mcaa soccer guide with these exceptions 1team standings will be determined on a Point basis. Teams will receive two Points for a win one Point for a tie and no Points for a loss. Highest total will determine the division winner2substitutions will be made Only at dead Ball intervals. Only one substitute can be sent in at a time. Disqualified players cannot be sent Back into the game. 3varsity and Jav games will consist of two 30-minute will change direction after the first half. The Jav game times May be shortened by Mutual agreement of the coaches.4if the score is tied at the end of the regulation time two five minute overtimes will be played. If the game is still tied atthe end of the two overtimes the game will be declared a tie. The Tennis teams will travel with the soccer squads and play the same schedules during the first five weekends. While the Hooters Are finishing out their season the netters break off to play in the regional May 10-11 and finals at Garmisch again May 19-20. Nil will s h . A is Dashi new York up Wester Canada s Hopes of obtaining big league hockey suffered setback tuesday when the National hockey league issued policy statement reaffirming its intention to keep the present Oakland franchise in the san Francisco , British Columbia had expressed interest i acquiring the Oakland franchise l owners demand m the schedules Blue division March 23 Kaiserslautern at at Wiesbaden Munich at Frankfurt Nuernberg Bye March 30ludwigsburg at Nuernberg Wiesbaden at Munich Frankfurt at Heidelberg Kaiserslautern Bye april 6nuernberg at Wiesbaden Munich at at Kaiserslautern Frankfurt by april 27 ludwigs Burg at Frankfurt Kaiserslautern at Munich Nuernberg at Heidelberg Wiesbaden Bye May 4frankfurt at Nuernberg Wiesbaden at Kaiserslautern Heidelberg at Munich ludwigs Burg Bye May 11 Kaiserslautern at Frankfurt Munich at Nuernberg Wiesbaden at Bye May 18frankfurt at Wiesbaden ludwigs Burg at Heidelberg Nuernberg at Kaiserslautern Munich Bye red division March 23 Augsburg at Pitburg Mannheim at Berlin Bremerhaven at Baumholzer Wuerzburg at Karlsruhe March 30bitburg at Bremerhaven Berlin at Wuerzburg Baumholzer at Augsburg Karlsruhe at Mannheim april 6augsburg at Berlin Wuerzburg at Pitburg Bremerhaven at Mannheim Karlsruhe at Baumholzer april 27 Berlin at Bremerhaven Pitburg at Karlsruhe Mannheim at Baumholzer Wuerzburg at Augsburg May 4mannheim at Pitburg Bremerhaven at Wuerzburg Baumholzer at Berlin Augsburg at Karlsruhe May 11 Augsburg at Mannheim Karlsruhe at Bremerhaven Pitburg at Berli Wuerzburg at Baum older May 18berlin at Karlsruhe Mannheim at Wuerzburg Bremerhaven at Augsburg Baum older at Pitburg Here and Liere. Chicago up nation football league players tues Day presented a 25-Page list of demands to club owners in a proposed collective bargaining agreement which would Call for a $15,000 minimum yearly salary and an annual pension fund contribution of $5 Milli Onart Modell nil president and chairman of the league bar gaining committee said that economically some of the de mands by the nil player association Are players proposed 12 Points which were made Public demands listed they called for a grievance procedure for players Elimina Tion of discrimination an Al nil All Star game a review of the option clause $500 per player payment for each exhibition game submission of contracts to players by May 1, a share of receipts for Post season playoff games sever Ance pay for players release during the season and moving expenses in the event of Trade. The players specified that negotiation of individual con tracts would be reserved to the players and club owners. The proposed All Star Gam would turn Over the major portion of receipts to the pension fund to defray part of the $5 million annual contribution. The players requested in creased benefits in pension insurance. The statement of the players position was made by association president John Gordy of the de troit Lions and the association s counsel Dan said there s a lot of meat in that agreement and we expect them to take it Back Ponder it and in two or three weeks Well meet again. J the items we asked Are negotiable he said. The emphasis is not on a strike but we will Rule out nothing within the Law that our member desire so we re not ruling out a said the player de mands included no surprises Louis committee but said some problems would have to reappraised. The total economic pie under the Structure and economics of pro football i question seriously he said. Modell said his committee after study of the presentation would report to the club owners within 10 Days or two weeks Anu then would await further instructions. Both Modell and Shulma expected another meeting in about three weeks. We re not shutting the door to any further consultation Modell said Well come Backwith a counterproposal and if our answer is no Wel l give the reasons Why it s player representatives of each of the 16 teams in the league attended the was accompanied by Vince Lombard of Green Bay Rankin Smith of Atlanta and Jim Finks of Minnesota. I been a and a Canadian an offer last from the nil. The seals a member of the division Havethe Box office brewery made. U11w week to Purchase the Fra Rufi and move it to Vancouver further the nil Board of governors announced that in View of recent speculation he Transfer of the seals to Brish Columbia it Felt it acas to reaffirm its position the franchise will remain in the Fra Ciao Bay area. However Clarence s. , league president said the Board reiterated its preview statement that Vancouver As one of the original applicant for an nil franchise will be considered As a prime location for any further league expansion at such time As it the Board spent a Small portion of its meeting ironing out details for the Stanley cup playoffs and the remainder of its time discussing the Oakland Issue. New Vancouver Arena the Oakland seals reportedly will lose $3 million this year and owe the league $700,000, la bail s brewery of Canada announced last week it would Purchase the franchise and shift it to Vancouver providing thenal Board of governors approved the presently has a team in the Western hockey league and has a new $6 million 15,000-seat also announced that no application for Transfer of ownership of the seals was made at this session. The sea slave until May 15 to Settle their financial differences with the eague. After which time the Hoard of governors under Powers granted by the nil Constitution could terminate the continued on Pur i t r a t i o n Board s report on feb. 1, raise some technical questions and according to Magnuson prom ised to reply to he co Minitte one week after they received the answers. The reply was do this past weekend. The two organizations however requested additional time u study the Board s ruling. Three games and Boston s Phil Esposito a goal and an assist in three left them tied at 76 Points one ahead of Chicago Bobby Hull and new York s Rod Gilbert who Are tied for Point Back is Detroit s Gordie Howe two weeks shy of his 40th birthday. Hull banged Home two real last week giving him it for the season. He has six games left i which to reach the mar for the fourth time. His league record of 54 seems out of reach. The Sirju Lutyj Acoretti player team 1. Mph Lull l Horii o i a Multi Liefl total. Hut Lle. New York 4. H. Hull. Clip fico. Ull limit now York 1 Hovi in Trull 7. Ull Kimii Toronto. 8. I Usk. i lilo Dot olt ii. . An. 1.1111, i Liu him i Viilu a. . A41 15 jockeys fined for Kijl to Arcadia Calif. Urd yes Alvaro Tinea Ami vane have drawn Fini a each from Santa Annas. Stewards for lashing at t h l 1m or with their whips Diann a t it last saturday followed l y a a1 Feyhl in the jockeys room. Of i Kianof

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