Cologne dismiss manager Meier
Cologne today sacked general manager
Meier has come under increasing pressure in recent weeks as Cologne have struggled to improve on their slow start to the season, which led to the dismissal of coach
In particular, Meier has come in for heavy criticism from the fans as Cologne have failed to move clear of the relegation zone. And his fate was sealed at a general meeting chaired by president
A statement on Cologne's official website read: "
He was quoted as saying by Cologne's Express newspaper: "Mr [
"We were also told that a new sporting director should be installed in the next week."
Cologne drew 1-1 at home to Wolfsburg yesterday to sit third from bottom of the table with 12 points from 14 games.