Chinese club takes poetic license to replace Sven-Goran Eriksson

  • BBC Sport, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 6:01 PM
Chinese second division club Shenzhen fired Swedish coach Sven-Goran Eriksson after just six months in charge and welcomed back replacement Wang Baoshan with a poem:

Eleven years ago, you led Shenzhen football and never let us down.
Nine years ago, you took over responsibilities and saved Shenzhen football.
Memories of fighting together have never gone away, and now we recall the legend.
For Shenzhen, we are reunited, starting a new trip together.
Coach Wang, welcome home.

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