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Former Germany coach Vogts attacked in Baku

The Local · 5 Jun 2011, 13:22

Published: 05 Jun 2011 13:22 GMT+02:00

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"I have pressed charges and will consult with my lawyer about the next steps," he told German sports news agency SID, according to daily Bild.

The 64-year-old coach said he would still attend his team's Euro 2012 qualifying match against Germany on Tuesday night, out of "love for the association."

Vogts came under heated criticism from local media after Azerbaijan's 1-2 loss to Kazakhstan in Friday's qualifying game.

He has been rumoured as a possible successor to Guus Hiddink, coach of Turkey's national team. Meanwhile, the president of Azerbaijan's football league, Rovnag Abdullayev, is also keen to keep Vogts once his contract expires in November, Bild said.

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16:03 June 6, 2011 by expatriarch
Seriously! You are a famous, rich person walking around in Azerbaijan, people are mad at you, and you don't have a body-guard? Just as baffling to me as the famous, rich person that drives drunk. They couldn't afford a driver, taxi, anything?
13:18 June 10, 2011 by deyanet
please Vogts, don't say lies.. THey gave him toilet paper and washing pitch during press conference..
17:08 June 14, 2011 by tonilton
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