Hello again everyone, welcome to This Week in The Pyramid!
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Bundesliga Relegation Survivors: Here's a fun video recap of the two teams to get promoted, and survive, in their first season in the Bundesliga, FC Ingolstadt 04 and SV Darmstadt 98.
Pro Rugby Beginnings: I love rugby. And I'm so glad there's now a league in the US. This is a long form interview with the man behind PRO Rugby, Douglas Schoninger. Hopefully PRO will continue to grow and start to take the States by storm.
Bolton and Fan Ownership: From Supporters Direct, a great resource it's own right, this articles covers the plight of Bolton Wanderers, and the attempt by the fans to take ownership of part of the club through a Supporters Trust.
MLS Monopoly: Both ironic and funny. Which I guess makes this Hipster. Someone took the time to create a Monopoly board for MLS, which replaces trains with trophies, and has Blind Draws and Commissioner's Chests. Funny stuff.