Slomka success on tight budget at H96

Posted on September 17, 2011


One of the crucial developments in German Football in the past few seasons has been the increase in young coaches coming in to the Bundesliga.

Most notably, the likes of Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel have brought a refreshing approach to the game and have delivered success at their respective clubs. But slipping under the radar is 43-year-old Mirko Slomka who is in his second full season with Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga.

The decision by General Manager Joerg Schmadtke to sack under-fire coach Andreas Bergmann in January 2010, with the club in the relegation zone, has proven to be a masterstroke. Two years on and the club is now aiming to reach the UEFA Champions League for the first time.

Read the full article from last week at STV Sport:

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