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In the match of the 12th round of the championship of Russia “wings of the Soviets” on departure has conceded to the beginner of the Premier League, “Orenburg” with the score 0:1. With 7 points Samara club remained at the last, 16-th line in the standings. After the meeting a member of the Board of Directors of “Wings of the Soviets” and the Minister of sports of the Samara region Dmitry shlyahtin has announced the resignation of head coach of the Belgian franc Vercauteren.
“Vercauteren removed for lack of results. We already have the candidacy of a new head coach, which we will soon present. Maybe the nomination will be announced tomorrow”, — quotes Slatina “R-Sport”.
The resignation Vercauteren became the sixth in the current season of the championship of Russia. After the first round of the Moscow “Spartak” left Dmitry Alenichev. He was replaced by Italian Massimo Carrera, with Jul held the post of assistant coach.
Also after the first round of the post of chief coach of “Rostov” left Kurban Berdyev, subsequently appointed Vice-President and coach of the club. To the fifth round of the “Rostov” on the rights of acting head coach led by Dmitry Kirichenko, after that the team was headed by Ivan danielyants.
After the second round of the resignation of the head coach of the Moscow “Locomotive” Igor Cherevchenko. His duties in two games played Oleg Pashinin, after this, a team led by Yuri Semin. After the sixth round of “Krasnodar” Oleg Kononov replaced Igor Shalimov. In early October, Tula Arsenal left Sergei Pavlov, his place was replaced by Sergei Kiriakov.
Vercauteren headed “Wings of the Soviets” in June 2014, at the first attempt winning the Samara team championship first division and advancing to the Premier League. In the 2015-16 season, “wings of the Soviets” under the Belgian specialist took ninth place in the championship of Russia. Thereafter, the contract with Vercauteren was extended for another year. At the head of the team he spent 83 matches, scoring 37 wins, 19 draws and suffered 27 defeats.
As a player, Vercauteren won 13 trophies with Anderlecht. In the Brussels club he won two Cup winners ‘ Cup (1976 and 1978), UEFA Cup (1983), two European super Cup (1976 and 1978), became a four-time champion of Belgium, twice won the Cup and super Cup of the country.
Becoming a coach, Vercauteren twice won the championship and the Cup of Belgium with Anderlecht. With “Genko” he also became national champion and won the super bowl. Specialist also worked with the club, “al-Jazeera” from the UAE, Portuguese “sporting” and the Belgian “Mechelen”. In 2009, he played five games as interim head coach of the national team of Belgium, in one meeting having drawn four times and losing.