According to the mentor of the “railway”, he has not yet made a final decision about his future
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The head coach of the Moscow football club Lokomotiv, Yuri Semin, whose contract expires on May 31, said in an interview with RBC that he had not yet made a final decision on the continuation or completion of his coaching career.
“Depending on the situation, I cannot rule out anything,” Semin answered the question of whether he was going to train further.
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The specialist also said that in the near future he intends to publish an appeal to the fans of Lokomotiv in his Instagram. When asked exactly how the issue of terminating cooperation with the club was resolved, Semin only noted that he had met with the chairman of the board of directors of Lokomotiv Anatoly Meshcheryakov on this issue.
On Thursday, Lokomotiv announced that Semin would resign as head coach after the contract expired. His place will be taken by the former mentor of the Serbian “Partisan” and the Hungarian “Fehervara” Marko Nikolic.
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Semin headed Lokomotiv four times – from 1986 to 1991, from 1992 to 2005, from 2009 to 2010 and from 2016 to 2020. The 73-year-old coach and the team won three Russian championships, six country Cups and three Super Cups.
In addition, the specialist served as head coach of the Russian national football team from April to December 2005. In seven matches under his leadership, the national team won three times and tied four times.