Dr. Görlich is a member of the new DFL taskforce

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Dr. Görlich is a member of the new DFL taskforce

On Wednesday, Dr. Peter Görlich joined the 35-member "Taskforce for the Future of Professional Football". The managing director of TSG Hoffenheim will represent the DFL Commission on Internationalisation on the committee, of which he is a permanent member. The new taskforce, founded by the executive committee of the German Football League (DFL) on Wednesday, is made up of experts from various fields.

The basic aim of the Taskforce is to reflect on past developments, to discuss them in an interdisciplinary way and, if necessary, to devise workable solutions for the future. Over the next few months, the participants will come together in three working groups for several sessions - each of which will be led by Prof. Dr. Heidi Möller.

The 35 members of the ''Taskforce for the Future of Professional Football'':

Dr. Cornelius Baur (Managing Partner, McKinsey Germany), Oliver Bierhoff (National Team and Academy Director, DFB), Fredi Bobic (Board Member for Sports, Eintracht Frankfurt; DFL Football Commission), Helen Breit (AG Fankulturen), Britta Dassler (FDP, ember of the German Bundestag, member of the Sports Committee), Max Eberl (Management and Sports Director, Borussia Mönchengladbach; DFL Football Commission), Dr. Vera-Carina Elter (Director of Human Resources & Family Business, KPMG), Tanja Ferkau (Founder and CEO, IMPCT gGmbH), Manuel Gaber (fan working group, "The Future of Professional Football"), Dr. Peter Görlich (managing director, TSG Hoffenheim; DFL Commission on Internationalisation), Jan-Henrik Gruszecki (fan working group "The Future of Professional Football"), Dr. Mario Hamm (Director of Finance, 1. FC Nuremberg; DFL Commission on Finances), Anna-Maria Hass (fan working group "The Future of Professional Football"), Robin Himmelmann (player, FC St. Pauli; Professional Football Player's Union ), Daniela Huckele-Görisch (Director of Strategic Initiatives, SAP; S20, The Sponsors' Voice), Dirk Huefnagels (Head of Marketing, UniCredit; S20 The Sponsors' Voice), Jörg Jakob (editor-in-chief, "kicker"), Alexander Jobst (director of marketing, sales and organisation, FC Schalke 04; DFL Commission for Marketing & Sponsoring), Lars Klingbeil (SPD, General Secretary), Philipp Köster (Editor-in-chief of "11 Freunde"), Katja Kraus (Managing Partner of Jung von Matt/Sports), Carsten Linnemann (CDU/CSU, Chairman of the Mittelstands- und Wirtschaftsunion (MIT), Deputy Chairman of the Bundestag faction), Andreas Luthe (Player, 1. FC Union Berlin; Professional Football Player's Union), Prof. Dr. Martin Nolte (Director, Institute for Sports Law at the German Sport University Cologne), Cem Özdemir (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, chairman of the Committee on Transport and Digital Infrastructure, deputy member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs), Fabian Otto (Director of Finance/Human Resources, Bayer 04 Leverkusen; DFL Commission on Finance), Dr. Frank Rybak (Association of Contract Football Players VDV, legal advisor; specialist solicitor for sports law), Sylvia Schenk (head of the working group Sport Transparency International Germany), Carsten Schmidt (Senior Advisor, former CEO Sky Germany, CEO Hertha BSC), Christian Schmidt (AG Fankulturen), Prof. Dr. Sascha L. Schmidt (Director and Chair of the Centre for Sports and Management at WHU), Martin Schulz (SPD, Member of the Bundestag; former President of the European Parliament), Ramona Steding (AG Fankulturen), Dr. Martin Stopper (lawyer for sports law), Heike Ullrich (Deputy Secretary General, DFB).


Listen to the Cologne game live on TSG.RADIO

Want to get the big-match experience of TSG's Bundesliga opener against 1. FC Cologne? TSG.RADIO makes it possible: just like last season, the web radio will be broadcast every TSG Hoffenheim match. TSG.RADIO will be accessible on Saturday via Pop-Up-Player on on computers and mobiles and also on the TSG App. The live broadcast will begin at 15:15 CET. 


Posch and Kadeřábek injured

Stefan Posch and Pavel Kadeřábek will have to take some time to recover after picking up knocks on Sunday. Both players were forced to come off injured during the DFB Cup first round tie away to Regionalliga outfit Chemnitzer FC (which Hoffenheim won 5-4 on penalty kicks). Defender Posch went down with a severe contusion on his shin, while Kadeřábek suffered an equally severe contusion on his thigh. They join Benjamin Hübner (ankle problem), Robert Skov (ankle problem), Munas Dabbur (muscular problem) and Håvard Nordtveit (recovering from a broken foot) on the list of TSG players carrying injuries.

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