Support staff are restricted to just 12 in number – from kit man to coach, masseur to doctor.
Four doping officers will lurk as ever, somewhere in the background, to conduct the usual random tests.
Just beyond the ropes, it is the broadcast media who swell the numbers way beyond the 215 allowed into Bundesliga games.
Sky, BT, Amazon or the BBC, whoever is the host broadcaster are entitled to 98 accreditation passes alone, such is the complexity of modern television.
Published at Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:30:00 +0000