Rolf Fringer

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Rolf Fringer
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-01-26)26 January 1957
Place of birth Adliswil, Switzerland
Teams managed
Years Team
1990–1992 FC Schaffhausen
1992–1995 FC Aarau
1995–1996 VfB Stuttgart
1996–1997 Switzerland
1998–1999 Grasshopper Club Zürich
2000–2002 FC Aarau
2003 Al-Wahda
2004 Apollon Limassol
2004–2005 PAOK
2006–2007 FC St. Gallen
2008–2011 FC Luzern
2012 FC Zurich

Rolf Fringer (born 26 January 1957) is an Austrian football manager who was in charge of Swiss club FC Luzern until he was sacked in May 2011.[1] He managed the Switzerland national football team, and numerous Swiss football clubs.[2]

At FC Luzern he was known for his counterattacking football.[3] He was replaced as Luzern manager by Murat Yakin.[4]

In April 2012 it was announced that Rolf Fringer would join FC Zurich as manager in summer 2012. When he was appointed he stated that it was his proudest day as he was an FCZ fan as a child.[5] His first transfer as manager was to sign Burim Kukeli, who he had managed at FC Luzern.[6] On Monday 26 November it was announced following a board meeting to relieve Fringer of his duties, with FC Zurich sitting a disappointing 7th in the Super League.


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