Domingos replaces Oltra at Depor

Deportivo La Coruna have appointed Domingos as their new coach following the dismissal of Jose Luis Oltra.

Last Updated: 30/12/12 at 23:59 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Leeds have appointed Rob Kelly as the club's new assistant head coach

Post comment

Leeds have appointed former Leicester manager Rob Kelly as the club's new assistant head coach on a two-year contract.

Leon Britton ponders Swansea exit

Post comment

Leon Britton admits he may be forced to leave Swansea this summer in search of regular first-team football.

All Articles

Jose Oltra: Out of a job

Jose Oltra: Out of a job

Club president Augusto Cesar Lendoiro confirmed Oltra's departure at a press conference held at the club's stadium and promised a swift announcement of his successor at Riazor.

Within hours the club's official Twitter account revealed that former Braga and Sporting Lisbon coach Domingos will take charge of the team until the end of the season.

Oltra and assistant Chema Sanz leave a club at the foot of the Primera Division with just two wins from 17 matches this season.

According to Deportivo's official website, Lendoiro said: "We felt that now was the right time for a change.

"This is a decision which was not taken today, but on Friday, December 21 after the defeat to Espanyol.

"The situation was irreversible. A shake-up was needed, a change of direction that can only come from changing the coach because there are no other possibilities to change the team itself."

Oltra led Deportivo to promotion from the Segunda Division last season, with the team promoted as impressive champions, and they began this season promisingly with an opening win followed by three draws.

However, a severe decline in their fortunes followed and Deportivo went into the winter break on the back of a 2-0 defeat against fellow strugglers Espanyol, leaving them fighting for their lives in the top flight.

They have mustered 12 points so far, leaving them bottom but only three points adrift of the last team in a safe position, 17th-placed Celta Vigo.

Depor also announced that Oltra will attend training tomorrow morning to say a final farewell to the players before then addressing the media.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke insists he is not guilty

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke insists he is not guilty of any corrupt practices and sees no reason to stand down.

Chuck Blazer admits facilitating acceptance of bribes at FIFA

FIFA whistleblower Chuck Blazer has admitted facilitating the acceptance of bribes over the awarding of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.

Benitez emotional at Real unveiling

Rafael Benitez refused to discuss Real Madrid's apparent interest in Raheem Sterling and David de Gea at his Bernabeu unveiling on Wednesday.

Mail Box

Does Anybody Care About Russia?

Do any of us really care about the decision to give the 2018 World Cup to Russia? We're not sure anybody does. We have mails on Blatter, Rafa and lots more...

Celebrate Good Times, But Hard Work Starts Now

The Mailbox is joyous over the impending departure of Sepp Blatter, but offers a reminder that problems remain. Plus title winners, CL play-offs and Nigel Adkins...

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