Stuttgart hires former Schalke coach Markus Weinzierl
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has hired former Schalke and Augsburg coach Markus Weinzierl to take over from Tayfun Korkut, who was fired on Sunday.
The club says the 43-year-old Weinzierl agreed a deal through June 2020 and will take charge of his first training session on Wednesday.
Stuttgart fires coach Korkut after lackluster start
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has fired coach Tayfun Korkut and his assistants Ilija Aracic and Steven Cherundolo after the side's poor start in the Bundesliga.
Losing to previously bottom Hannover 3-1 on Saturday left Stuttgart last in the league after seven games.
Former Germany defender Andreas Hinkel was to take over on an interim basis.
Former US defender Cherundolo joins Stuttgart as assistant
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Former United States defender Steven Cherundolo joined Bundesliga club Stuttgart on Tuesday as an assistant coach.
Stuttgart said the 38-year-old Cherundolo, who was last in charge of Bundesliga rival Hannover's under-17 team, joined with Ilija Aracic as a co-trainer for head coach Tayfun Korkut, who was appointed as Hannes Wolf's replacement on Monday.