On the 24. April 2018 is presented Thorsten Fink as the new coach of the Grasshoppers. These were back in relegation danger. Fink loses three of five Games and leads you on to 9th place.
The current championship is 20 laps old. Fink and GC talk a lot about how important continuity is, but yet you did not. You gave since the summer of 18 players and brought in 18 new. The last five games were lost, Finks balance sheet since April: 25 games, 6 wins, 16 defeats.
The German is still on the planet, the duration of the optimists in the home. In accordance with the terms of Yoric Ravet and Caiuby, he says: "We have got quality in. And quality is continuity." Just from Caiuby, the Brazilians with the slightly loose life, he enthuses: "We have such a brave team. We need a couple of robbers on the court."
Caiuby is not playing today – today, if it goes against Xamax, in the duel of the second to last against the Last. Fink says: "We can defeat Xamax. And I believe that we can then start a series. I feel that something grows." The set fits in with what was told in the last ten months at GC.
"The solution for GC Thorsten Fink is." 24. April 2018: We salute the new coach.
"Fink to commit the first clear thought that they picked up at GC in the midst of all of this week-long turmoil." on the Same day, the "NZZ".
"We needed a coach who acts immediately, and can develop the Club but also in a sustainable way." head of sports, Mathias Walther, as in the case of GC, the rays will be back...
"Give us a Chance, we will surprise you positively." ...and Fink his first promise.
"Yes." The small fly in the ointment on this day in April: Fink on the question of whether or not he actually wanted to return to FC Basel.
"Thorsten has enough self-confidence to say: I'm going ahead." Walther, the 1:0 in Lausanne, which secures practically the League.
"The team made a good game. The Plan went on. I am firmly convinced that we have a great future." Says Finch after his third use – undeterred by the miserable appearance at the 0:2 against Sion.
"GC is a good Brand. In Germany he has suffered, but abroad he continues to be strong." CEO, Manuel Huber in may 2018, the balance of a season, what an end to the Grasshoppers on place 9.
"The Europa League is our objective, quite clearly." Fink before the start of the season on a hot day in July...
"I have a Top coach, and I have a Top team." ...and head of sports, Walther at the same time, inspired, Sigurjonsson, Bahoui and Holzhauser to form the new backbone of the team.
"We have implemented what we wanted." you Can say Yes once: Fink after the first game, which was lost in the case of YB 0:2.
"how much courage and self-understanding, we are into the game are gone! This is the most Important thing." Walther knocks the players in Bern, powerful in the shoulders.
"I have always achieved my goals." Fink, a week later, before he loses against the FCZ 0:2.
"I guess for me to claim to be a football expert. I know of no Journalist needs to tell the story of how this game works, if he is never been a professional. I anyone aware of the only, but just want to be treated fairly. That's all." Fink at the beginning of August: the GC loses in Basel, also his third game.
"On all levels, peace now reigns, since the Association does a very good Job, and we players feel it." Walther knocks the players in Bern, powerful in the shoulders. Heinz Lindner to the 2:1 against Sion at 25. August – it is in the fifth start-up the first victory of the season.
"We will give our Best. Today, it has not looked like this. Sorry for that." Fink is trying to calm down after all the trailers, which are applied after the embarrassing 1:3 in the Cup at the third-rate Nyon.
"I am a hundred percent sure that Fink brings to the Team on the right track." Walther does not like to lose the Confidence anyway.
"The team and the club can only grow if you stay calm, if you have a Plan, if it has cohesion. The players can't be every year bad. The five coaches that were here last, can't be all bad." Fink in the week afterwards, when he wanted to calm above all: self.
"We have defined clear objectives. We want to be Fourth place and a Europa Cup place." has not at Least forget to Fink it in October, although GC is still second last.
"I will tell the players again and again that we can be glad to have as a coach. He has a Plan. And I know that works." Raphael Holzhauser, in the summer of GC as the king transfer is welcomed, jumps Fink to page...
"He is such a positive person, a fighter, because I prefer the hat. Of course he shares in the responsibility for the athletic Situation. But the circumstances make his work easy." ...and Walther is doing it in the NZZ: It is the 3. November and GC after the 0:3 against YB, once again, table the last.
"your back, I wouldn't have, if I'd a bad one." Says Fink of his superiors, who do everything to bend to him, none of his hair.
"of Course, it is a kind of liberation." Says Walther after the 3:2 at Xamax on 11. November: GC is now no longer the tenth, but the ninth.
"Fink is one who believes in what he says. He is in the Positive overexcited." this Newspaper tagesanzeiger.ch/Newsnet end of the year, as Fink, in spite of the 11. Defeat in 18. Game of the first half of the season with a smile.
"The next crisis." she Writes the tages-Anzeiger.ch/Newsnet on 31. January due to the withdrawal of Heinz Scion as a major shareholder and urgently needed million in order to Finance the budget for 2019.
"This is bullshit." Counters President Anliker and, despite a lack of million undaunted, GC is "exactly in the Plan".
"We want to be the best training club of Switzerland." This is the President of Thun, St. Gallen or Winterthur says, but that of the record master and record cupsiegers GC.
"I'm with the Operating very satisfied. I can imagine no Better than Huber." once Again, Anliker, now the CEO, although this has not managed to reduce the deficit.
"what's going on currently in the case of GC, is a tragedy. My Name is on the bibs – this is not an advertisement for me." the main sponsor, Reinhard Fromm interfere via "view" of the intact GC-world.
"I don't think we have to Worry about." The friendly goalkeeper Heinz Lindner says that after the first game of the second round. The Result? 0:4 against Basel.
"Now we finally have the team we want. Why should I doubt now start to three days of Training?" this Time, Fink. The result now? 1:3 against the FCZ.
"We were the better team. He who sees, understands nothing of football." The Austrians Marco Djuricin awakens with his analysis of the Derby doubt: Is been invented of football in Austria? (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 17.02.2019, 14:47 PM