Former Manchester United star, Jaap Stam has been sacked as head coach of MLS side
Cincinnati has lost six of their last seven games and are second-from-bottom in the
Eastern Conference and overall MLS tables.
A statement today from FC Cincinnati read: “During our nearly two-month process
to identify the next general manager for FC Cincinnati, it was apparent that a head
coach change was necessary.
“We thank Jaap Stam for everything he has done for FC Cincinnati during his time
here, and we wish him the best as he can now head home to be with his family.”
Stam had been in charge of Cincinnati since May 2020 and guided them to a 14th-
placed finish in the Eastern Conference, eight points off the Play-Offs, and a 26th-
placed spot overall.
His first half-season ended at the club with a run of just one win in 11 games, but
was still trusted to take on the reigns for the coming season.
The current MLS season saw Stam’s Cincinnati start by failing to win their first four
games of the league season but a run of three wins in five eased the pressure on the