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Petkovic named Lazio manager

June 2, 2012
By ESPN staff
Former Sion coach Vladimir Petkovic has been named the new manager of Lazio.

Petkovic, who had a short spell at troubled Sion this year, replaces Edy Reja after the latter opted to step down despite a successful Serie A season.

Reja ensured Lazio avoided relegation in his first season at the helm before guiding them into Europe and then narrowly missing out on Champions League qualification with a fourth-placed finish this campaign.

However, Reja had a rocky relationship ...

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