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Fernandez leaves struggling Montpellier

Published: Thursday 5 December 2013, 11.45CET
Jean Fernandez has stepped down as Montpellier Hérault SC coach following Wednesday's 2-0 home loss to FC Lorient, with Pascal Baills named as caretaker.
Fernandez leaves struggling Montpellier
Jean Fernandez has left Montpellier ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Thursday 5 December 2013, 11.45CET

Fernandez leaves struggling Montpellier

Jean Fernandez has stepped down as Montpellier Hérault SC coach following Wednesday's 2-0 home loss to FC Lorient, with Pascal Baills named as caretaker.

Jean Fernandez has stepped down as Montpellier Hérault SC coach in the wake of Wednesday's 2-0 home loss to FC Lorient.

The 59-year-old replaced René Girard in the summer, but the 2011/12 French champions sit 17th in Ligue 1 and following Fernandez’s departure former Montpellier defender Pascal Baills has been named caretaker. "I quit in the interest of the club," Fernandez said.

Last updated: 05/12/13 13.58CET

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