Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Stoger moving on as Dortmund look for new coach

Stoger moving on as Dortmund look for new coach

Borussia Dortmund head coach Peter Stoger announced he would leave the club after helping them scrape Champions League qualification in the final match of the season. With Germany promised only six European tournament spots overall, three teams will be on the outside looking in.

Borussia Dortmund are on the lookout for a new manager as Peter Bosz confirms that he will not stay on for another campaign.

Dortmund was made to sweat until the last seconds to secure the final Champions League spot after losing 3-1 at Hoffenheim, which grabbed third place ahead of them on goal difference.

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"This was my last game at Dortmund's sideline".

'We had decided some time ago that the club would benefit from fresh stimulus, ' Stoeger told reporters. "We have already mutually agreed that a new impulse is necessary and will help the club", Stoeger said.

Nice's Lucien Favre, who has previously had spells with Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach, is widely expected to step in at Signal Iduna Park.

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Champions Bayern Munich suffered a surprise 4-1 home loss to VfB Stuttgart as they prepare for the German Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

Stoeger's contract was due to expire at the end of the season.

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