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Bochum left red-faced by Koller dismissal mistake

September 21, 2009
Bochum have apologised after news of coach Marcel Koller's sacking was announced on their website on Sunday before it had been confirmed at a board meeting.

The Swiss coach was dismissed but, four hours before the meeting took place, a press release was posted on the club's website announcing his departure.

"This is embarrassing,'' a club spokesman told Bild. "This press release had only been prepared in case it was needed. It appeared on our site due to a misunderstanding.''
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