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Ottmar Hitzfeld

Born: January 12, 1949 (age 69)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Lorrach, West Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld speaks to members of the media after the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013
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Career History
International2008-Switzerland
Sports Mole has 67 articles about Ottmar Hitzfeld. Articles 1 to 40:
Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Ottmar Hitzfeld expects Jurgen Klopp to manage Bayern Munich
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp "is a fantastic advertisement for German coaches" and would be ideally suited for Bayern Munich, according to Ottmar Hitzfeld.
Jul 4, 19:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'Xherdan Shaqiri is loving life at the club'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes hits back at Ottmar Hitzfeld's criticism by insisting that Xherdan Shaqiri is "loving" life at the club.
Dec 2, 12:30
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Germany would miss Bastian Schweinsteiger at Euro 2016'
Ottmar Hitzfeld says that Bastian Schweinsteiger will be a big miss for Germany if he is injured for Euro 2016.
Mar 26, 14:04
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Ottmar Hitzfeld expects Pep Guardiola to take over at Manchester City
Former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld expects Pep Guardiola to take charge of Manchester City as opposed to Manchester United.
Dec 15, 10:02
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Bayern Munich not backing Mario Gotze after Douglas Costa buy'
Former Bayer Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld argues that the club's purchase of Douglas Costa shows that the German champions do not have full faith in youngster Mario Gotze.
Aug 17, 11:35
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Borussia Dortmund will recover from poor form'
Former manager Ottmar Hitzfeld claims that Jurgen Klopp will turn struggling Borussia Dortmund into title challengers in the Bundesliga again.
Dec 20, 14:21
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Match Analysis: Switzerland 0-2 England
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at England's 2-0 win over Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier this evening.
Sep 8, 22:26
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Live Commentary: Switzerland 0-2 England - as it happened
Relive England's 2-0 victory over Switzerland as Roy Hodgson's side get their Euro 2016 campaign off to a winning start in Basel.
Sep 8, 18:45
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Haris Seferovic: 'It may take us time to adjust'
Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic believes that it may take a while for his side to adjust to new manager Vladimir Petkovic during their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 8, 03:32
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Switzerland players pay tribute to Ottmar Hitzfeld
Several members of Switzerland's World Cup squad pay tribute to coach Ottmar Hitzfeld following his retirement.
Jul 2, 16:58
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Ottmar Hitzfeld "proud" of Switzerland
Switzerland manager Ottmar Hitzfeld says that he is proud of his team despite their defeat against Argentina in the World Cup last 16.
Jul 1, 23:49
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Stephan Lichtsteiner takes blame for Switzerland World Cup exit
Stephan Lichtsteiner admits that he was culpable for Switzerland's World Cup exit following the defeat to Argentina.
Jul 1, 22:32
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Ottmar Hitzfeld announces retirement
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld announces his retirement from coaching aged 65 following his side's World Cup exit.
Jul 1, 22:11
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Match Analysis: Argentina 1-0 Switzerland
Sports Mole analyses the clash between Argentina and Switzerland, in which the South Americans reached the quarter-finals.
Jul 1, 20:07
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Result: Angel di Maria scores 118th-minute winner as Argentina sink Switzerland
Angel di Maria strikes the only goal for Argentina in the 118th minute as Switzerland are cruelly knocked out of the World Cup in Sao Paulo.
Jul 1, 19:34
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Live Commentary: Argentina 1-0 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive our live text commentary as Argentina edged past Switzerland in Sao Paulo in the second round of the World Cup.
Jul 1, 16:00
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Argentina won't end my career'
Switzerland manager Ottmar Hitzfeld says that he is confident his managerial career is not about to end as he prepares his side to take on Argentina tomorrow.
Jun 30, 22:39
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'No plans for Lionel Messi'
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld claims that he has no special plans to deal with Lionel Messi when his side plays Argentina in the second round of the World Cup.
Jun 30, 12:19
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Switzerland have nothing to lose'
Ottmar Hitzfeld insists that Switzerland have "nothing to lose" when they face Argentina in the last 16 of the World Cup next week.
Jun 26, 08:05
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Ottmar Hitzfeld: 'Pressure is on Argentina'
Ottmar Hitzfeld says that all the pressure is on Argentina ahead of their last-16 World Cup clash with Switzerland.
Jun 26, 00:40
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Xherdan Shaqiri revels in "big achievement"
Switzerland's hat-trick hero Xherdan Shaqiri admits that his treble against Honduras is a "big achievement".
Jun 26, 00:20
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Match Analysis: Honduras 0-3 Switzerland
Sports Mole analyses the Group E clash between Honduras and Switzerland in Manaus.
Jun 25, 23:32
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Result: Switzerland thrash Honduras to qualify for World Cup second round
Switzerland qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup after thrashing Honduras 3-0.
Jun 25, 22:57
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Half-Time Report: Switzerland on verge of World Cup second-round qualification
Switzerland are on the verge of qualifying for the knockout stages of the World Cup after establishing a 2-0 half-time lead against Honduras in Manaus.
Jun 25, 21:50
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Team News: Wilson Palacios back for Honduras
Honduras midfielder Wilson Palacios is available for today's World Cup Group E clash against Switzerland in Manaus after completing his suspension.
Jun 25, 20:19
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Live Commentary: Honduras 0-3 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive our live text commentary from World Cup Group E as Honduras were beaten by Switzerland in Manaus.
Jun 25, 20:00
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Xherdan Shaqiri eager to avoid criticism at World Cup
Xherdan Shaqiri believes that he has been unfairly singled out for criticism during Switzerland's World Cup campaign.
Jun 25, 03:58
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Preview: Honduras vs. Switzerland
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's vital World Cup clash between Switzerland and Honduras in Group E.
Jun 23, 12:05
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Johan Djourou: 'Switzerland made it easy for France'
Johan Djourou believes that it was easy for France as Switzerland suffered a 5-2 defeat to their Group E rivals on Friday.
Jun 21, 03:10
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Ottmar Hitzfeld disappointed by France defeat
Ottmar Hitzfeld expresses his disappointment following Switzerland's World Cup defeat against France.
Jun 21, 01:24
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Match Analysis: France 5-2 Switzerland
Sports Mole offers an analysis of France's 5-2 demolition of Switzerland in Group E of the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 20, 22:42
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Live Commentary: Switzerland 2-5 France - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you all of the live action as Switzerland take on France in Group E of the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 20, 19:00
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Didier Deschamps: Yohan Cabaye "totally fit" for Switzerland
Didier Deschamps says that Yohan Cabaye is "totally fit" to start France's World Cup clash with Switzerland.
Jun 20, 05:53
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Didier Deschamps wary of "quality" Switzerland
Didier Deschamps says that Switzerland boast enough "quality" to stifle France in their World Cup clash in Salvador.
Jun 20, 05:23
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Gokhan Inler warns France over "relaxed" Switzerland
Gokhan Inler tells France to expect a more "relaxed" Switzerland team ahead of their World Cup clash in Salvador.
Jun 20, 05:02
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Hitzfeld: 'Switzerland will defend against France'
Ottmar Hitzfeld suggests that his Switzerland team will set up defensively to combat the threat of France.
Jun 19, 21:34
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Preview: Switzerland vs. France
Sports Mole takes a look at Friday's vital clash between Switzerland and France in Group E at the World Cup.
Jun 18, 12:04
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Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland will make it tough for France'
Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri claims that Les Bleus will find it tough to break down Ottmar Hitzfeld's side when the two face off next Wednesday in Salvador.
Jun 15, 22:31
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Player Ratings: Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador
Sports Mole rates the performances of the players in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Ecuador.
Jun 15, 20:08
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Match Analysis: Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador
Sports Mole analyses Switzerland's dramatic late win against Ecuador in Group E of the World Cup.
Jun 15, 19:34

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