David Wagner: Schalke sack ex-Huddersfield boss after 18-game winless run

Written By: BBC

 

Former Huddersfield manager David Wagner has been sacked by German Bundesliga side Schalke after defeats in the first two games of the season.

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The losses continue a miserable run that leaves Schalke without a win in their past 18 league games.

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They lost 8-0 to champions Bayern Munich last weekend and 3-1 to Werder Bremen on Saturday.

Wagner, 48, joined Schalke in 2019 after more than three years in charge of the Terriers.

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His assistants Christoph Buhler and Frank Frohling are also leaving the club.

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“We had all hoped that we could improve on the pitch together with David Wagner,” said Schalke sports director Jochen Schneider.

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“Unfortunately, we haven’t seen the right performances and results from the first two games for this to happen.

“We have therefore decided to make a fresh start. Despite the disappointing results, this wasn’t an easy decision for us to make.”

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