No joke: When coach Stephen Baumgart (49) asked in Sportbild if Jürgen Klopp was the best coach in the world, he turned to Urs Fischer! Baumgart in the formulation: “There is no such thing as the best coach. There are many great coaches. For me, these are mostly those who are not perceived as such. Like Urs Fischer, for example.”
Baumgart is the man who has coached Cologne since this summer and is already making headlines because he has Players allow ciggies and beer. He knows the man from Zurich well: as coach of Paderborn, he was promoted to the Bundesliga at the same time as Fischer was FC Berlin (2019). “My work in Paderborn wasn’t that bad either, but unlike him, I got off right away.”
The past three years must feel like a fairy tale for Fisher. Before starting in Berlin in the summer of 2018, he spent his entire career in Switzerland, both as a coach (FCZ, Thun, FCB) and as a player (FCZ, St. German footballers now see the man Recently canceled for the Swiss national teamAlready at the top. Baumgart: “Urs Fischer can win the Champions League with Manchester City.”
Medal of the 31-member jury
Baumgart’s appreciation for the Swiss is shared by a wide range of German football experts. A 31-member jury selects the Al Ittihad team about Fisher for football magazine “11 Freunde” as the coaching team for the last season! Including longtime DFB coach Jogi Loew and former national team coach Martina Voss Tecklenburg (now national team coach).
Fisher’s league rivals can’t help but congratulate them on this election. “The consistency with which Urs Fischer and his coaching staff meticulously develop their team without overwhelming them is really impressive.”
Hansi Flick (56) also raves. New Germany coach: “I was impressed with the clear idea of the match, and I also really appreciate Urs Fischer’s calm style.” Flick should know: As coach of Bayern Munich, he stumbled iron with his iron coach in the spring at home in a 1-1 draw. (Street)
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