Achtung! Wolfsburg Appoint Steve McClaren As New Manager

Ollie Irish

11th, May 2010


By Ollie Irish

Steve McClaren is the new manager of Bundesliga side Wolfsburg. So long Twente – he left them on a high (too much time in Dutch coffee shops perhaps?).

Schteeve has reportedly turned down the chance to return to England in favour of a new, wurst-filled experience in Germany. Good on him. He is a sponge, not a stone, it seems.

Wolfsburg won the Bundesliga title in 2009 but this season was a major disappointment. They sacked boss Armin Veh shortly after the winter break, and caretaker Lorenz-Gunther Kostner could only guide them to eighth in the league.

McClaren has signed a three-year deal. He’ll find the Bundesliga tougher to crack than the Eredivisie but I wish him well.

Time to brush up on your German accent, Herr Steve. Das schnitzel ist wunderbar.

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  1. Mathers says:

    I still cant help but think, What an idiot!

  2. joshua says:

    Good for him. As an English manager not afraid to test his football knowledge and tactics abroad, he should be applauded.

  3. Montesquieu says:

    Can’t wait to hear his thick German accent!

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