Dortmund sack Bosz, Stoeger takes over as head coach


Borussia Dortmund sacked Peter Bosz as head coach on Sunday and replaced him with Austrian Peter Stoeger, who was only fired by Bundesliga bottom side Cologne last weekend.


Dutchman Bosz, 54, was released after just 167 days in charge as Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen left Dortmund winless in their last eight league games following a miserable run of results.

Bosz was dismissed just hours after the Bremen defeat, when poor defending again led to another dreadful team display.

However, it means a quick turn-around for Stoeger, who has precious little time to prepare for the next Bundesliga game at Mainz on Tuesday.

His plans were further hampered by heavy snow in Dortmund which meant Sunday afternoon’s training session had to be cancelled, “the risk of injury was just too high”, said a club spokesman.

Stoeger has just three matches remaining before the…

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