Hannover sack Lienen
Hannover have sacked coach Ewald Lienen following a series of disappointing results.
The Bundesliga outfit confirmed the news on Wednesday after a crisis meeting between club bosses and Lienen on Tuesday evening.
A statement released by the club said that Hannover now expected "new impulses for the sporting future of the team through a different coach" and thanked Lienen and his assistant Michael Frontzeck for their work.
Lienen joined Hannover in March 2004, but a disappointing start the season, despite substantial summer investment in the transfer market, finally led to the 51-year-old's dismissal.
The Reds are currently 13th in the Bundesliga table with just two wins from their first 12 games.