By Daniel Wood
German Bundesliga side, Schalke, has parted ways with their manager, David Wagner, after losing their first two games of the season.
If you go back to last season, they have now gone on an 18 games winless run.
In their first game of the Bundesliga season, they were beaten 8-0 to European and German Champions Bayern Munich and then lost to Werder Bremen on Saturday by a 3-1 score line.
He had a 30% win rate at the club, winning 12, drawing 12 and losing 16 games.
During his time with the Terriers he guided them to Premier League promotion for the first time in the club’s history. Through the Championship Play-Offs in the 2016/17 season and he managed to do so with a minus goal difference.
He became a hero to Huddersfield Town fans after delivering such a feat after his side were one of the favourites for relegation.
He was Town’s manager from 9 November 2015 to 14 January 2019, after it was agreed to terminate his contract by mutual consent, with his team in last place and eight points from safety in the Premier League.
He had a 33.1% win rate with Town, winning 51, drawing 33 and losing 70 games.
His only other role before the Huddersfield Town job was managing the Borussia Dortmund II side from 2011 to 2015. He had a similar win rate of 34.8%.
His assistants Christoph Buhler and Frank Froehling are also leaving the club.
Schalke sports director, Jochen Schneider, commented on the situation: “We had all hoped that we could improve on the pitch together with David Wagner.
“Unfortunately, we haven’t seen the right performances and results from the first two games for this to happen.
“We have, therefore decided to make a fresh start. Despite the disappointing results, this wasn’t an easy decision for us to make.”