Fortuna Dusseldorf and coach Funkel to resume contract talks
Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.
Dusseldorf (dpa) - Fortuna Dusseldorf and coach Friedhelm Funkel are to resume talks on a contract extension, the Bundesliga club said Saturday a day after announcing they were parting company at the end of the season.
Fortuna and Funkel now hope to reach agreement before they play at Augsburg next Saturday when the league resumes following its winter break.
In a joint statement, Fortuna board chairman Robert Schaefer and Funkel said they met again Friday evening and realized that "two stubborn ...