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Bundesliga: Bottom side Fortuna sack ‘coach of the year’ Funkel

first_imgFortuna Duesseldorf, who are bottom of the Bundesliga, on Wednesday sacked Friedhelm Funkel, just a day after he received a ‘coach of the year’ award.Advertisement On Tuesday, Fortuna tweeted “congratulations” to Funkel for receiving the accolade from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. However, the 66-year-old was sacked less than 24 hours later in the wake of Sunday’s 3-0 loss to mid-table Leverkusen – their 12th defeat in 19 league games.“We have scored just 18 goals this season, statistically we are the weakest team in attack, and one of the weakest in defence, in the Bundesliga,” said sports director Lutz Pfannenstiel.“As a result, we no longer believe we can stay up if things stay as they are. We had to react.” Read Also: Solskjaer counts on Man United support to turn team aroundDuesseldorf are three points from safety and in a bid to avoid relegation former Manchester City striker Uwe Roesler, who last coached Swedish side Malmo, has been appointed head coach.The 51-year-old, who played for City in the 1990s, will be in charge for Saturday’s home game against Eintracht Frankfurt, who shocked league leaders RB Leipzig last weekend.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading…last_img read more

Corn and soybean growth ahead of schedule

first_imgDES MOINES — Rain last week put the brakes on what has been a speedy planting season.The U.S.D.A. crop report says rain left farmers with only three days suitable for working in the fields last week. Corn planting moved up one percentage point to 98% complete. Bean planting advanced by three percent to 95% complete. Corn planting is still two weeks ahead of last year and beans are three weeks ahead.The report says 93% of the corn has emerged — and 76% of the soybeans are now poking out of the ground — which is almost three weeks ahead of last year for both crops. Eighty-five-percent of the corn is good to excellent condition — while 81% of the soybeans get the same ratinglast_img read more