Director Collard hopes that Stevens selection of Roda JC impulse can give

Director Collard hopes that Stevens selection of Roda JC impulse can give

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The management of Roda JC hopes that Huub Stevens is able to get the club to retain the Premier league. The experienced trainer is the successor of the Tuesday on a non-active set Yannis Anastasiou.

“When I am in the eyes of Huub see, I get a very good feeling”, says general director Wim Collard at FOX Sports. “There’s a spirit, personality, and drive in. He has the heat to one arm about the shoulders of the players who have that need now.”

Stevens will this week be present at the courses of Roda, but he takes during the matches does not take place in the dug-out. Rick Plum, René Trost and Robert-Jan Zoetmulder, who, as assistants of Anastasiou worked, take the coaching.

“Huub must now have the teamgevoel return. We know that the players from Everton can play football, the most important thing is now to get them together to play football,” said Collard.

The arrival of Stevens was, according to the director quickly arranged. “We have yesterday, for the first time had contact and this morning, for the first sitting.”

Roda plays Thursday and Sunday in the play-offs against streekgenoot MVV Maastricht for a place in the Premier league. The team from Kerkrade ended in the regular season as seventeenth in the Eredivisie and counted in the first round of the play-offs for promotion/relegation difficulty with Helmond Sport.

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Although Roda throughout the season, degradatiezorgen wrong, was decided by the management only after the double confrontation with Helmond Sport to Anastasiou on non-active. “We have long been the trainer in protection taken. We had the utmost confidence that this group would come to the rescue,” explains Collard.

“After the race of last Sunday is with us in a stroomverslnelling come. We as a board have in consultation with the supervisory board and Frits Schrouff (major shareholder, red.) a decision was taken. We must be the beacons object to the ship in safe harbor to recover.”

According to Collard understands Anastasiou the measure. “Yannis also realized that something had to be will be made up. That range you have an effect in the group? It is very easy for the trainer not the last games to be your guide.”

“We noticed all, I think the whole stadium, that this group is now something else is needed. We hope that with the arrival of Huub Stevens to realize.”

Thursday at 19.45 meet MVV and Roda together in Maastricht. Sunday at 14.30 is the return in Kerkrade.

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