German football’s longest-serving coach, Frank Schmidt is the man who has had the biggest influence on success story of Bundesliga 2 club, 1. FC Heidenheim 1846. The 46 year old has been in charge of the modest side for 13 years.
In this interview with Bundesliga.com ahead of their promotion playoff first leg match against Werder Bremen on Thursday July 2,2020 , Schmidt talks about the success of leading the modest side tagged the ‘surprise package’ to the point of vying for promotion to the German top flight – the Bundesliga.
Schmidt on his expectations ahead of the Werder Bremen match
“Of course, it should be a brilliant game. It’s the relegation play-off, with the chance for us to be promoted to the Bundesliga. Bremen will want to
prevent that from happening. I naturally expect Bremen to want to take control of the conditions early on, so we must be fully alert from the outset, and fully in the game. At the same time, we’ve got to be seen tobelieve. That…
Source: Complete Sports