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30-05-2023 | 14:05 Football
Official: Liverpool announce their new sporting director
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Official: Liverpool announce their new sporting director

Liverpool announce Jorg Schmadtke as their new sporting director.

Schmadtke was the sporting director of Wolfsburg for more than four years, having left the Bundesliga side at the beginning of 2023. Besides that, the former goalkeeper has had a celebrated performance during his times in Cologne, Hannover and Alemannia Aachen.

The German coach is set to join Liverpool at Anfield Stadium on June 1st. There, Schmadkte will replace Julian Ward, who has been occupying the role for a decade already. 

“Jorg will work with our football operations department as it continues to provide support for Jürgen Klopp, in keeping with our ongoing endeavour to keep growing and developing the club in all areas," said the club in their official statement.


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