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Bundesliga's Schalke 04 sack coach Felix Magath

Schalke 04 sacked coach Felix Magath on Wednesday, just a week after he steered them into the Champions League quarter-finals.

"There are very good reasons for this separation," Schalke boss Clemens Toennies said on the club website ( "We will not comment on them, however, as there is a an ongoing legal procedure."

Magath, who also guided his team to the German Cup final with a win over holders Bayern Munich earlier this month, had a contract until 2013 but Schalke opted to terminate his engagement following a mediocre run in the Bundesliga.

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nieuwland144167d ago

he was having a horrible season with schalke despite reaching the quarter-finals with champions league and final with dfb pokal cup

lukie1224167d ago

those last two are great performance's!