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Respect or result – what is more important?

His dismissal caused a shake of the head. Massimiliano Ricci, of his character, the young coach of an Italian football team, was fired. Not because he does not reach his Team, or a persistent would have had to show for it at the end of defeat series, but because he had won. To high 27:0 won Year's: with a Team of U-18.

Paolo Brogelli, President of the concerned Association ASD Invictasauro, had declared in a message: "The coach must teach the players to respect the opposing players. That wasn't in this Match the case. Our trainers do not have in the first place, the task is to train the players, but to educate the young people."

Split opinions

In the comments, the opinions of readers were divided and far. So Marion Büchler writes: "I find it disrespectful, if you deliberately plays worse. This signals the other team that you take it seriously, and makes you so aware of the bad. And from which game it is said that the opponent needs to be protected?"

Erwin Brigger, however, finds it beside the point to shoot an enemy on the wall. He writes: "When I see a team able of 6:0 to the devil out of the 10 goals and score more want to come, so this is simply disrespectful to the opponent. Because this could may have to take as a result of injuries or other non-push-absences with a weakened team. Why should we punish them for it?"

And another reader asks: "What would have happened if the coach had whistled to his boys after the 5:0 and the team would have lost at the end of 5:6 this?" Where are the limits? It is loud, and reminiscent of the game between the women's team in the United States and Thailand in the world Cup votes are, as the game won inside the States of 13:0 and each hit cheered. Clare Rustad, a former national player in Canada, said in a follow-up critical: "you could have won with a little more humility and grace."

How to win humbly?

The Sport and the football know in most cases, only winners and losers. The power of thought stands in the foreground, and yet the subject is polarized. Therefore, we want to know your opinion. In a first survey, 66 percent of the respondents were of the opinion that the dismissal of Ricci, is not justified, since the opponent wear themselves to blame, if he was playing so bad.

Now we want to know from you, as you would look full of dealing with the opponents and what Coaching action you would take. Take part in our survey:

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Created: 20.11.2019, 16:51 PM

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