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Auxerre part company with Fernandez

June 2, 2011
Jean Fernandez has resigned as Auxerre coach after five years at the helm of the Ligue 1 club.



Fernandez, 56, who guided the club to a ninth-place finish this season, was out of contract at the end of the campaign.

The former Marseille boss was voted France's top coach in 2010, after guiding Auxerre into the Champions League.

Fernandez told newspaper l'Yonne republicaine: "Yes, I made my decision on Wednesday night. I decided to leave and turn the page ...

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