John Alder first visited Germany in 1970 and he has loved the country, its language and culture, and its people ever since. He is also a huge admirer of the Bundesliga and wants to bring the joys of watching German football to a wider audience.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen is one of Germany’s oldest and best known football clubs. This book sets out to share its history, tradition, triumphs and disappointments with the English-speaking world. The book tells the story of the club from its foundation in 1904 to the present day. As well as biographies of former players and managers and famous anecdotes, there is a wealth of background information for English speakers considering a visit to Germany or wanting to follow the club from afar.