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Eriksson lands 1860 Munich role

January 15, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspodnent
Bundesliga second division side TSV 1860 Munich have announced that Sven-Goran Eriksson has joined the club's coaching staff.

The former England manager will assist the side's current boss Alexander Schmidt after a decision was made on his appointment during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

"It was positive and good night for 1860," 1860 director of board Otto Steiner told some 20 journalists who had been waiting outside the club's office at 3am on Tuesday morning.

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