The season’s around Europe are all coming to an end and Lee Garrity has his finger on the pulse of the lower leagues. In a series of posts letting us know who’s going up and who’s going down from Europe’s lower leagues we start in Deutschland.

Hertha Berlin made an immediate return to the Bundesliga finishing 9 points clear of 2nd placed Augsburg in their 1st season out of the top flight in 13 years. A strong beginning and end to the season cemented an early return for the club affectionately known in Germany as the old lady.

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