Published August 21, 2014
Bayern Munich has "upped the ante in rather dramatic, and undeniably brilliant, fashion," with the Bundesliga club holding a "huge event" on Tuesday to unveil its new team bus. The club "even hired a magician" to unveil its new mode of transportation (EUROSPORT, 8/20
). ... Non-league side Hull United Player-Chair Jamie Waltham "is offering to pay supporters"
£2 ($3) to attend the side's first home match of the season. Waltham: "We want to offer people an incentive to come" (BBC, 8/20
). ... Scottish Championship side Rangers' 8-1 defeat of Clyde was watched by its "lowest home attendance for 29 years at Ibrox."
Only 11,190 fans "turned up for the Petrofac Training Cup tie on Monday." Rangers Manager Ally McCoist scored the last time the attendance was lower, at the tail end of the club's "dismal" '84-85 campaign, in front of only 9,954 fans (HERALD SCOTLAND, 8/20