Jans stops after this season as technical manager of FC Groningen

Ron Jans stops at the end of the season as technical manager of FC Groningen. The sixty-year old clubicoon has decided his expiring contract with the ‘Pride of the North’ not to renew.

“I’m there in one and a half years found out that I was more of a stúúrder than a bèstuurder am,” says Jans Monday on the site of the city of Groningen.

“For myself, I have done everything to be a good technical manager, but in the end I felt no more senang enough in this job. I had also hoped to be more positive to achieve.”

Jans followed in July 2017 Peter Jeltema as technical manager at Groningen. Between 2002 and 2010 he was as a trainer employed at the Fc, which he langszittende coach ever of Groningen. After his departure, was Jans for many years coach of PEC Zwolle.

In november showed general director Hans Nijland (58) already know Groningen after this season to leave. With the employment of 23 years, he is currently the langszittende director in the Premier league.

Ron Jans and Hans Nijland in the appointment of the former.

‘Ron has teeth in function’

Nijland respects the decision of Jans to his position as technical manager to put down. “Ron has devoted the past one and a half years of enormous teeth in his function,” says the afzwaaiend general manager.

“He already has a time back indicated that this period is for him a time of evaluation would be. The outcome is that he his position after this season is put down. We go in the coming period, look at the way we function out.”

The departure of Nijland and Jans follows on an as-yet-disappointing season for Groningen, that only four of the first sixteen matches played won. The team of trainer Danny Buijs occupied currently on the sixteenth place with fourteen points.

Groningen, that the first half of the season Saturday concludes with an away game against Fortuna Sittard, has two points more than number seventeen NAC Breda and nurtures a lead of three points on hekkensluiter The County.

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