David Linarès during the Rhône derby in September 2000. -
GERARD MALIE / AFP
Appointed in interim to replace Stéphane Jobard, ousted by Dijon on November 5 because of the club's poor results (current last in L1 with 4 points), David Linarès was finally confirmed in his role.
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The former assistant to Stéphane Jobard arrived in 2005 at DFCO where he played 143 Ligue 2 games in six years.
In Dijon, he spent his coaching diplomas and led the club's women's team in division 2 then the reserve team before being appointed assistant coach of professionals under the era of Olivier Dall'Oglio (2018).
🚨OFFICIAL: David Linarès appointed head coach of @DFCO_Officiel!
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- Dijon FCO (@DFCO_Officiel) November 12, 2020
A draw for his first as a number 1
David Linarès will be in charge of operating the sporting recovery of a team that has yet to win any match this season in the league (four draws).
The DFCO is last in the standings two lengths from Strasbourg (19th) and four from Nîmes (18th and jump-off).
“It's a real proof of confidence on the part of a club where I have worked for fifteen years.
Today, I am well aware of the difficulty of the challenge but I see it above all as an opportunity that I will live with energy and passion, ”he declared on the club's website.
For the first of Linares on the bench, Dijon went to obtain a draw on the ground of Metz (1-1).
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