Just over halfway through the season, Prusseit's Stendal side had already matched last season's points tally. So he was hopeful that maintaining that form and his newly acquired National B Licence would start to attract clubs higher up the German footballing pyramid.
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 10 | Summer Rebuild Inspires Improvement
A second successive relegation from the German tier five was narrowly avoided as Ruprecht Prusseit led 1. FC Lok Stendal to a solid run of form at the end of the 2025/26 campaign. Now he had a summer to strengthen his squad.
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 9 | Another Relegation Scrap
Ruprecht Prusseit's second role in football management had been packed with entertainment as his 1. FC Lok Stendal 21 games saw 81 goals. That resulted in a familiar position, with Stendal sitting four points above the relegation zone with 15 games remaining.
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 8 | Jumping From A Sinking Ship
Cash-strapped SV Dessau 05 suffered relegation back into the German sixth tier on goal difference in 2024/25. And manager Ruprecht Prusseit needed a bit of time away from football to gather his thoughts and consider his options.
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 3 | Sensational Goalscoring Exploits
Striker Branden Stelmak was proving far too good for the bottom tier of German football, and so it proved as he went on to plunder an incredible 69 goals for SC Dessau 05!
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 2 | Finding Our First Club
Ruprecht Prusseit – which translates to “Robert a Prussian” – fell into football management when he picked up a nasty ankle injury during a Sunday League match near his home in Dresden. And local success saw him chance his arm at becoming a real Football Manager.
OstDeutscher Sieg | Part 1 | Revisiting OstDeutschland!
In OstDeutscher Sieg (East German Victory) we can only manage football teams based in former East Germany. Our aim is to become the first-ever Bundesliga champion to hail from the former Soviet-ruled area by working our way from the bottom to the top of the German football system.