NEC will not proceed with coach Pippin line managers. The Jupiler League club reported Thursday that both the parties, after a collaboration of only four and a half month have decided to break up.
The decision follows after missing out on promotion to the Premier league. NEC went on Sunday in the first round of the play-offs at the bottom against FC Emmen.
“We are in the winter be aware with each other the adventure concluded, with high expectations from both sides. Unfortunately for both of us not to unpack as we had previously proposed,” says technical director Remco about ornamental on the website of NEC.
“This have we in all honesty with each other is discussed, where we have looked, and together we have concluded that the expectations of the future are too far apart.”
The young line managers (34) was only since the beginning of January in the service of NEC, which was then second in the Jupiler League. He came over from Liverpool, where he is assistant of manager Jürgen Klopp. NEC finished the season just behind champion Jong Ajax and Fortuna Sittard as a third, and then the so went wrong in the play-offs.
Line managers find that NEC is a good season has turned, but not everyone has the same thought.
“The expectations were raised, unfortunately, over the reality, so the necessary support is increasingly lacking. It eventually became a battle against ourselves, instead of a joint fight against everyone and everything,” said the coach, who are theatre group is grateful.
“And in particular our captains Mart Dijkstra and Wojciech Golla. My players have their backs, and often have rights, a lot about him, but as a group character is displayed. I am proud every day that I get together with them for the NEC should work.”
It is not yet known who will be line managers of risk. Was Mario Leg, which NEC between 2006 and 2009 already under his care had, on Tuesday able to be open to a new period in Nijmegen. “I would not in advance to say no,” he said to FOX Sports.
Program of the play-offs for European football and promotion/relegation