the Lask Make a decision: Four days after the 3-2 win away to Wiener Austria, it’s fixed: Andy Weiland remains head coach for the Whites and Blacks. Not only will he lead the athletes into the spring of 2022, but he will also extend his contract with LASK until the summer of 2024.
Coach Andreas Wieland will stay with LASK for a longer period of time
Contract extended until June 30, 2024
LASK officials together with sporting director Radovan Vujanovic decided to continue working with Andy Welland until June 30, 2024. Wieland made his debut on the sidelines three months ago with a 2-0 win away to HJK Helsinki. In the UEFA Europa Conference League, he led LASK to the Sovereign Group’s victory. But not only that: with 16 points, LASK is the best team in the current competition, has the most tackles and wins with the most offensive ball in third place. In addition, LASK was the only team that conceded one goal in the European Cup. This is the second time in the club’s history that LASK has reached the last 16 of the European Cup. In the domestic league as well, LASK has recently found its way to success under Welland: for the first time since March, athletes have won twice in the league, four games before the end of the regular season, LASK is now four points behind sixth place, which means in the main group . Across all competitions, Wieland averaged 1.89 in his first 19 games.
Radovan Vujanovic, Sports Director:
“Since I was a sporting director, every day I have been able to observe how meticulously our coach has done his job. Despite numerous absences and constant staff changes, he has managed to manage an important transformation. Under his leadership as head coach, LASK has rediscovered his philosophy with the club, He has restored self-confidence to our players and achieved significant success. That is why I have decided that we will continue with Andreas Weiland as head coach!”
Andy Wieland, coach:
“I have always emphasized that my primary concern is the success of the club, not my personal future. The collaboration with Sporting Director Radovan Vujanovic has been excellent from day one. I am very happy that LASK has now expressed their confidence in me and that I can continue on the path together! In the weeks and months that have been allowed In me working with them, the team has repeatedly shown their great morals – even when they have faced setbacks, they have not let themselves down. This impresses me very much and I am already looking forward to the exciting tasks ahead.”
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