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German side Hoffenheim sacks coach Stanislawski

02-10-2012 09:16 BJT

BERLIN, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Bundesliga team Hoffenheim and coach Holger Stanislawski decided to go their several way the club announced on their homepage on Thursday.

After poor performances at the Bundesliga and German Cup Hoffenheim came to the conclusion to part ways with head coach Stainslawski with one win out of the last ten matches.

"We appreciate Holger Stanislawski as a professional coach but after long and constructive discussions with him we came to the conclusion that it is better to end the cooperation in the interest of all. The latest sportive developments were certainly decisive," Hoffenheim manager Ernst Tanner said.

After only eight month Hoffenheim quit the cooperation with Stanislawski after the bitter 0-1 loss against second division team Greuther Fuerth.

"This issue is done. No comment," said 43-year-old Holger Stanislawski after his dismissal.

German media already reported that former Berlin coach Markus Babble will be the successor.

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: Xinhua

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