Rot-Weiss Essen pulls the rope: coach Christian Neidhart has to go

Two days before the end of the season in the regional championship, Rot-Weiss Essen made a bang. Coach Christian Neidhart was sacked.

Rot-Weiss Essen pulls the cord in the fight for promotion to Regionalliga West. Two games before the end of the season Christian Neidhart (53) was relieved of the post of head coach at the Hafenstrasse in Essen, according to information from this editorial team. RWE will make the personnel decision official this afternoon. In the season finale, the team of Sporting director Jörn Nowak and U19 coach Vincent Wagner (36) are cured. The successor has not yet been finalized. The club will provide information on this later in the day.

Rot-Weiss Essen is behind Prussia Munster in the race for promotion

After a disappointing performance against league rivals Wuppertaler SV, the Essen side were knocked out of Niederrheinpokal on Tuesday evening and therefore bet on a chance to enter DFB-Pokal. In the league, promotion favorite RWE has lost a good starting position in the fight for promotion to 3rd division in recent weeks. The Essen team are currently two points behind Prussia Münster in second place and are therefore dependent on support.

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Next Saturday (14:00) RWE will face a difficult away match in Lotte against SV Rödinghausen. Rot Weiss Ahlen is a guest in Essen on the last day of play. For Preußen Münster, the trip on Friday evening to Wiedenbrück and the home match on the last day against the under 21 of the 1 are still on the agenda. FC Köln. RWE needs two wins to keep promotion chance alive. After the lifeless performance in Wuppertal, the RWE managers probably no longer believed that Christian Neidhart could do it. Now, after all, one last impulse should help achieve the goal.

Statistically, Neidhart can look back on a successful period in Essen. In 89 games as RWE manager he has achieved 62 victories. Neidhart scored an outstanding average of 2.29 points per game. In his first season, he led the team to the quarter-finals of the DFB Cup as a fourth division team. However, only second place in the league remained behind Borussia Dortmund’s Under 23 team. And also this season RWE risked losing the big promotion goal under his leadership, as the team weakened too often in the second half of the season and lost important points.

Rot-Weiss Essen: Vincent Wagner convinces in the U19

Former RWE player Vincent Wagner returned to Essen’s Hafenstrasse last summer as the Under 19 manager. This commitment has paid off for the people of Essen. Youth A ended the season in the West Bundesliga with a sensational sixth place in the standings. Now Wagner could have a chance to lead the pros in the 3rd division.

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