German Bundesliga 2

Hertha Berlin confirm Babbel as new boss

May 17, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Hertha Berlin have appointed Markus Babbel as coach on a one-year rolling contract that will be extended if the relegated club are promoted back to the Bundesliga.

Babbel, who succeeds Friedhelm Funkel, was sacked by as coach of VfB Stuttgart in December 2009, after 13 months in charge, and has been out of a job since.

Hertha chief executive Michael Preetz said: "The common goal is the revival (of Hertha). He (Babbel) is a renowned football expert who has already done a good ...

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