Coach Dutt has to take his hat off at Wolfsberger AC

Score 1.46

Ninth in the Austrian Bundesliga, Wolfsberger AC has parted ways with coach Robin Dutt after a false start in 2023 and three defeats from the past four games. Since taking office in the summer of 2021, the 58-year-old has averaged 1.46 points in 65 games. After the 2-1 defeat against TSV Hartberg, the club has to go into the relegation round.

“I take full responsibility. I have to be judged based on the results. We simply don’t have any continuity of staff at the back, I couldn’t manage that,” Dutt said on Saturday evening on the TV‘ proclaimed. A day later, WAC President Dietmar Riegler explained the dismissal of the former Bochum, Freiburg and Bremen coach: “I would like to thank Robin Dutt for the nice and interesting time. I’m glad I had the opportunity to meet such a great personality and I wish Robin the very best for his future.”

“The WAC has become very dear to me over the past 2 years. The relationship of trust with Dietmar Riegler, my coaching team and the staff was something very special. I wish the team, which I continue to believe in, all the best,” Dutt was quoted as saying in the club’s press release. Ex-Cologne Manfred Schmid and Franco Foda are already being traded as successors to the German at WAC. Along with Dutt, assistant coach Oliver Barth also had to vacate his post.

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