Aviva Stadium

Next Game

Rep Ire v Poland

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 19:45

European Qualifiers Group D

Aviva Stadium

Last Game

Rep Ire 4 - 1 USA

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 19:45

International Match

Hannover rejected Trapattoni

Giovanni Trapattoni was recently turned down for the Hannover 96 manager's job, according to chairman Martin Kind.

Last Updated: 02/01/14 at 11:06 Post Comment

Giovanni Trapattoni: The Italian was turned down for the Hannover 96 job

Giovanni Trapattoni: The Italian was turned down for the Hannover 96 job

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The former Republic of Ireland boss was one of a host of names to apply for the post, but the Bundesliga outfit have since appointed Tayfun Korkut as Mirko Slomka's replacement.

Trapattoni is still highly-regarded in Germany from his spells with Bayern Munich, but although Kind feels he has got his man, he admits it was an honour for the Italian to show an interest.

"The decision in favour of Tayfun Korkut is no risk. We feel it's a courageous choice with a vision," he told BILD.

"I have a really big file with all applications received. My personal highlight was the one of Giovanni Trapattoni.

"It is almost an honour that he started to pick up an interest in a club like us."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

d like to add players who push their team-mates out of the way to celebrate on their own

exhausted
The Ten Most Hated Things In Football

I

f I were Manuel Pellegrini I would keep quiet and hope the Board didn't notice City not winning anything. If he isn't sacked I'd be astonished.

lfcfan80
Pellegrini: I won't be sacked

S

till I suppose it still gives him at least another year in the job. By the time it comes around , he can always make up another excuse. First it was 3 months , then a year .....Next year ? Whats his excuse with Van Persie ?

spud1
LVG calls for Di Maria patience

Footer 365

Boro claim top spot as Derby lose

Middlesbrough became the new Championship leaders as they took advantage of Derby's latest slip by beating Millwall 3-0.

Aston Villa 2-1 West Brom: Benteke's late show helps end Villa's long wait for a win

Tim Sherwood recorded his first win as Aston Villa boss as Christian Benteke's late penalty helped beat West Brom 2-1.

Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace: Sadio Mane's late strike keeps Saints in the hunt for fourth

Sadio Mane struck late at St Mary's to give Southampton a crucial 1-0 victory against Crystal Palace.

Mail Box

There Are Mitigating Circumstances For LVG

One Mailboxer is admant there are mitigating circumstances to LVG's struggles at Manchester Utd and he offers his four signings for next season...

LVG Stick Needs A Little Context...

LVG's rough ride from the media needs some context - then you would understand, while the Mailbox urges Nabil Bentaleb to go down...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company