Copenhagen fires Jacobs, Solbakken returns
FC Copenhagen has fired coach Ariel Jacobs after a poor showing
in the domestic league, re-signing former manager Stale
Club director Anders Horsholt says Jacobs was fired Wednesday
after the Danish champions had disappointed so far this season.
Copenhagen has lost its last five matches in the 12-club Super
League and ranks second last with two points.
Under Solbakken, the former Norway midfielder who managed
Copenhagen from 2006-2011, the team won the league five times and
reached the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League. After
Copenhagen, the 45-year-old Solbakken joined Cologne and later
Before joining Copenhagen, Jacobs coached Belgian powerhouse
Anderlecht from 2007, guiding them to two league titles and one