Geiger sacked by Grasshoppers

October 4, 2004
BERN, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Grasshoppers Zurich have sacked coach Alain Geiger with immediate effect. In a statement on Monday, Grasshoppers said junior coach Carlos Bernegger would be put in temporary charge.

The news was not entirely unexpected after a poor start to the season culminating in 2-0 home defeat by joint bottom club Servette on Saturday.

Capped 112 times for the Swiss national side, Geiger was one of his country's most popular and successful players.

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