Round-up: Solbakken is new Köln coach – Sánchez Flores leaves Atlético

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COLOGNE – Stale Solbakken is the new coach of the 1. FC Köln. The 43-year-old Norwegian joins from Danish champions FC Copenhagen. Technical director Volker Finke was FC Köln’s caretaker coach for their last three games of the season.

MADRID – Atletico Madrid will have to find a new coach. Quique Sanchez Flores announced his departure on Saturday. The coach won the Europa League last season and was losing finalist in the Copa del Rey, but this season has been a disaster. Atletico are still fighting for a place in next season’s Europa League. Sánchez Flores will leave at the end of the season.

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