Manager change for Lokomotiv

Lokomotiv Moscow have parted company with coach Slaven Bilic and named Leonid Kuchuk as his replacement.

Last Updated: 18/06/13 at 15:31 Post Comment

Slaven Bilic: Contract cancelled by mutual consent

Slaven Bilic: Contract cancelled by mutual consent

Former Croatia, Everton and West Ham manager Bilic, 44, took charge of Lokomotiv last summer but could only guide the club to a ninth-placed finish in the 16-team Premier League - the club's worst finish since 1991.

A statement on Lokomotiv's official website said Bilic's contract had been cancelled by mutual consent.

His replacement Kuchuk, 53, is the former manager of Kuban Krasnodar, Salyut Belgorod and Sheriff Tiraspol.

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