Winkler leaves Huddersfield Town | Total Football News
By Dan Sansom Last Updated: 28/06/19 8:17pm Andreas Winkler has left Huddersfield Town, the club has confirmed Huddersfield Town assistant head coach Andreas Winkler has left the club. The 49-year-old joined the Terriers when head coach Jan S...

Winkler leaves Huddersfield Town

Last Updated: 28/06/19 8:17pm

Andreas Winkler has left Huddersfield Town, the club has confirmed

Andreas Winkler has left Huddersfield Town, the club has confirmed

Huddersfield Town assistant head coach Andreas Winkler has left the club.

The 49-year-old joined the Terriers when head coach Jan Siewert was appointed in January 2019, the pair having worked together previously in Germany at Rot-Weiss Essen.

However, Winkler did not return for pre-season following extended discussions with the club, with both parties agreeing to a mutual departure.

0:54 Huddersfield Town chief executive Julian Winter reacts to a thrilling opening-day clash against Derby, live on Sky Sports, and returning to life in the Championship

Huddersfield Town chief executive Julian Winter reacts to a thrilling opening-day clash against Derby, live on Sky Sports, and returning to life in the Championship

Huddersfield boss Siewert said: "I would like to thank Andreas for everything that he contributed last season. The decision to part ways works for everyone now, so I'd like to wish him all the best for the future."

The club expects to make a new appointment to the role of assistant head coach very shortly.

Huddersfield finished bottom of the Premier League last season and became only the second side in the competition's history to be relegated before the end of March, surviving just one day longer than Derby did in 2007-08.

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