Germany Tier 3

3. Liga

League Guide & Facts


  • The third tier of German football

  • 20 teams play each other twice (38 games)

Promotion

  • Top 2 promoted

  • 3rd place qualify for playoff with third from bottom in the league above

  • B teams are not allowed to be promoted from this division (Dortmund II & Freiburg)

Relegation

  • Bottom 4 relegated

Other

  • The match squad must have at least 4 domestic under-23 players. (Born after 30/6/1997)

  • Players under 17 are not allowed to play.


Club Locations


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

All Bordering Countries


*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

*B teams are not allowed to be promoted from this division (Dortmund II & Freiburg II)


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Club Culture

*Teams not listed have no specific club culture


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Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



1860 München


Borussia Dortmund II


Braunschweig


Duisburg


Freiburg II


Halle


Havelse


Kaiserslautern


Magdeburg


Mannheim


Meppen


Saarbrücken


Türkgücü München


Verl


VfL Osnabrück


Viktoria 1889


Viktoria Köln


Wiesbaden


Würzburger Kickers


Zwickau