Former coach of “Zenith” Dick Advocaat joined the coaching staff of “Utrecht”
MOSCOW, 25 Mar – Former coach of the St. Petersburg “Zenith” and the Russian national football team Dick Advocaat joined the coaching staff of “Utrecht”, according to the website of the Dutch club.
The lawyer will act as a consultant to Utrecht head coach Rick Kreis. Michael Zilberbauer also joined the team’s coaching staff.
The Dutchman, now 74, coached Zenit from 2006 to 2009 and won the Russian Championship title (2007), the UEFA Cup (2008) and the UEFA Super Cup (2008) with the club. The specialist worked with the Russian national team in 2010-2012 and brought it to the final part of the European Championship, where the team could not get into the 1/4 finals from the group. The last place of work of the Advocate was the team of Iraq.
Utrecht are seventh in the Dutch league this season with 40 points.