Rene Meulensteen

Position: Manager
Team: Fulham
Born: March 25, 1964 (age 50)
Hometown: Beugen
Nationality: Dutch
United coach Rene Meulensteen on the training ground on March 4, 2013
Rene Meulensteen: 'Manchester United need four top players to compete'
Former Manchester United first-team coach Rene Meulensteen claims that the club still need "four top players" to compete this season.
Aug 18, 13:18
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Rene Meulensteen urges Manchester United fans to be patient with Louis van Gaal
Rene Meulensteen believes that Louis van Gaal will take time to bring success back to Manchester United.
Jul 15, 07:28
Wayne Rooney of England reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Rene Meulensteen cannot understand Wayne Rooney criticism
Former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen does not believe that striker Wayne Rooney deserves the criticism that he has received from the media.
Jun 19, 13:00
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Rene Meulensteen not wanted by Manchester United's Louis van Gaal
Rene Meulensteen reveals that Louis van Gaal has decided against welcoming him back as coach at Manchester United.
Jun 6, 11:45
Felix Magath, Manager of Fulham looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on March 15, 2014
Fulham reject approach from Southampton to talk with Felix Magath?
Fulham reportedly knock back an approach from Southampton, who are eager to talk to Felix Magath over the manager's position at St Mary's Stadium.
Jun 5, 03:11
Ryan Tunnicliffe of Ipswich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Ipswich Town at Loftus Road on August 17, 2013
Felix Magath plans to keep Ryan Tunnicliffe
Fulham manager Felix Magath assures Ryan Tunnicliffe that he will be given the chance to prove himself in the Championship next year.
May 13, 17:34
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen on the touchline during the match against Tottenham on December 4, 2013
Rene Meulensteen: 'David Moyes ignored advice from backroom staff'
Rene Meulensteen criticises David Moyes for ignoring advice from backroom staff at the start of his reign as Manchester United manager.
Apr 25, 05:21
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring a hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Premier League: Key battles this weekend
Sports Mole picks three key battles on the pitch in Saturday's Premier League games.
Apr 18, 10:58
Felix Magath, Manager of Fulham looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on March 15, 2014
Felix Magath: 'I will stay at Fulham'
Felix Magath claims that he will not leave Fulham in the summer if even they suffer relegation from the Premier League.
Mar 31, 03:12
Felix Magath, the new manager of Fulham before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Fulham at The Hawthorns on February 22, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews the Premier League basement battle between Cardiff City and Fulham, who have won twice between them throughout 2014, in Wales.
Mar 6, 18:55
Felix Magath, the new manager of Fulham before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Fulham at The Hawthorns on February 22, 2014
Pajtim Kasami impressed by Felix Magath
Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami admits that he is happy with the coaching style of new manager Felix Magath.
Mar 3, 18:55
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Chris Coleman questions Fulham's Rene Meulensteen sacking
Chris Coleman criticises the decision of Fulham to sack Rene Meulensteen as manager less than three months after his appointment.
Mar 2, 05:40
Felix Magath, the new manager of Fulham before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Fulham at The Hawthorns on February 22, 2014
Felix Magath vows to stay at Fulham
Felix Magath insists that he will not walk away from Fulham if they get relegated this season.
Feb 26, 18:06
Ryan Tunnicliffe of Fulham competes with Juan Mata of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford on February 9, 2014
Ryan Tunnicliffe joins Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic complete the loan signing of Fulham midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe until the end of the season.
Feb 25, 16:54
Alan Curbishley the Fulham first-team technical director looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Fulham at KC Stadium on December 28, 2013
Alan Curbishley "respected" Fulham's decision to sack him
Alan Curbishley says that he "respected" Fulham's decision to sack him as first-team technical director.
Feb 24, 10:20
Ryan Tunnicliffe of Fulham competes with Juan Mata of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford on February 9, 2014
Ryan Tunnicliffe given permission to leave on loan deal?
Ipswich Town and Wigan Athletic are both bidding to sign Ryan Tunnicliffe on loan, according to reports.
Feb 24, 08:43
Ashkan Dejagah of Fulham celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Fulham at The Hawthorns on February 22, 2014
Live Commentary: West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Fulham - as it happened
Relive our text coverage as West Bromwich Albions hosted Fulham on an important afternoon in the Premier League.
Feb 22, 13:58
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Can Felix Magath keep Fulham up?
Sports Mole considers new Fulham manager Felix Magath's chances of keeping Fulham in the Premier League.
Feb 21, 11:02
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews Felix Magath's first game in charge of Fulham, which will see his side take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
Feb 20, 16:02
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Felix Magath: "I don't care" about Fulham's season so far
Felix Magath insists that he cannot change what has happened to Fulham this season, but will influence the club's future.
Feb 20, 14:01
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Felix Magath hits out at Rene Meulensteen
New Fulham manager Felix Magath criticises former coach Rene Meulensteen for "destabilising" the Premier League strugglers.
Feb 19, 18:00
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Rene Meulensteen, Alan Curbishley and Ray Wilkins leave Fulham
Fulham announce that Rene Meulensteen, Alan Curbishley and Ray Wilkins have left the club, with Tomas Oral and Werner Leuthard appointed to Felix Magath's backroom staff.
Feb 18, 23:19
A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Southampton at Craven Cottage on February 1, 2014
John Collins: 'Felix Magath is a huge gamble for Fulham'
Former Fulham midfielder John Collins believes that the club is taking a "huge gamble" by appointing Felix Magath as first-team manager.
Feb 18, 17:04
England coach Gary Neville watches a training session on August 11, 2013
Gary Neville criticises Fulham
Former England and Manchester United defender Gary Neville calls the latest events at Fulham a "farce".
Feb 17, 18:31
Fulham assistant head coach Ray Wilkins looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Report: Fulham sack Alan Curbishley, Ray Wilkins
A report claims that Fulham have sacked technical director Alan Curbishley and assistant manager Ray Wilkins.
Feb 17, 17:52
Fulham's Sascha Riether in action against Real Betis during a friendly match on August 5, 2013
Sascha Riether confident Felix Magath will be a success
Fulham defender Sascha Riether backs new boss Felix Magath to be a success.
Feb 17, 17:39
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Lewis Holtby: 'Felix Magath training is tough'
Lewis Holtby says that Felix Magath demands hard work from his players, but feels that his methods do produce results on the pitch.
Feb 16, 23:34
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Felix Magath: 'I can keep Fulham up'
New manager Felix Magath insists that he is capable of keeping Fulham in the Premier League.
Feb 16, 16:48
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Uli Hoeness accuses Felix Magath of 'inhumane' methods
Uli Hoeness warns Fulham players that they can expect to be squeezed "like a lemon" under newly-appointed manager Felix Magath.
Feb 16, 13:28
Rene Meulensteen manager of Fulham looks thoughtful prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser fourth round match between Sheffield United and Fulham at Bramall Lane on January 26, 2014
Rene Meulensteen 'has not been sacked' by Fulham
Rene Meulensteen is reportedly still contracted to Fulham despite thinking that he was sacked when club owner Shahid Khan brought in Felix Magath as first-team manager.
Feb 16, 10:17
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Uli Hoeness: 'Felix Magath is a control freak'
Felix Magath is a suspicious man and likes to be a control freak as a coach, according to Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness.
Feb 16, 01:45
Fulham assistant head coach Ray Wilkins looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Report: Fulham sack Ray Wilkins
Ray Wilkins is sacked as Fulham assistant head coach, according to a report.
Feb 15, 21:45
Coach Felix Magath on the sidelines for a game with Bayern Munich on September 25, 2012
Rufus Brevett: 'Felix Magath won't transform Fulham overnight'
Former Fulham captain Rufus Brevett warns the Cottagers that new manager Felix Magath may struggle to keep the club in the Premier League.
Feb 15, 15:15
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Rene Meulensteen linked with Feyenoord job
Rene Meulensteen could be appointed Feyenoord manager when Ronald Koeman leaves in the summer, a report says.
Feb 15, 00:35
Rene Meulensteen manager of Fulham looks thoughtful prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser fourth round match between Sheffield United and Fulham at Bramall Lane on January 26, 2014
Rene Meulensteen: 'Fulham hit the panic button'
Former Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen says that the club have "hit the panic button" by firing him.
Feb 14, 19:34
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Fulham sack Rene Meulensteen, appoint Felix Magath
Fulham announce that Felix Magath has been appointed as the club's first-team manager.
Feb 14, 19:07
Lewis Holtby of Fulham during the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton on February 1, 2014
Lewis Holtby: Fulham must be "mentally strong"
On-loan Fulham midfielder Lewis Holtby calls for the side to be "mentally strong" as they look to escape the relegation zone.
Feb 13, 22:56
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Rene Meulensteen: 'Sascha Riether apologised for mistake'
Rene Meulensteen reveals that Sascha Riether was quick to apologise for the mistake which led to Liverpool's winning goal on Wednesday.
Feb 13, 02:11
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Liverpool at Craven Cottage on February 12, 2014
Match Analysis: Fulham 2-3 Liverpool
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Fulham and Liverpool.
Feb 12, 22:33
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
Team News: Darren Bent starts in only Fulham change to take on Liverpool
Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen makes one change to his side to take on Liverpool as Darren Bent comes into the team at Craven Cottage.
Feb 12, 19:30
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