Coach Alex Plabst has to replace important players at SE Freising in the new season.
He has harsh criticism of a not-yet-newcomer.
- what should you call it?
As the end of the longest summer break in previous football history?
As a new start after a gloomy Corona period?
In any case, the preparation for the new and - hopefully trouble-free - season 2021/22 has begun with the Landesliga-Kickers of SE Freising.
In the past two weeks, trainer Alex Plabst had invited his family to be together.
“We had two introductory weeks,” the 53-year-old explains.
The yellow-blacks met three times a week in the Savoy Au, and on the weekend there was a first internal test.
SEF versus SEF, so to speak.
On Monday, Plabst started the real preparation.
Six weeks should now be enough before the start of the Southeast regional league is given at the end of July.
Plabst wants to form a powerful force in the next six weeks
Was it a strange feeling to rally the 25-man squad again after many months?
Here Plabst shakes his head, actually it was straight away as always.
"Above all, the joy outweighed the fact that we can train without a test and with contact." The Lerchenfelder footballers threw themselves into the duels, they could tell that something had been missing during the long lockdown.
Mevlud Sherifi moved from Ampfing to the SEF.
In the next six weeks, the main focus will now be on forming a powerful force. Exercise supervisor Alex Plabst sounds cautious when he dares to make a prognosis for the new game year. In essence, the Freising squad stayed together, supports such as goalkeeper Patrick Negele or co-player-coach Florian Bittner will remain with SE Freising. “Still, it will be my most intense season here,” predicts Plabst. This is mainly due to personnel changes: The cathedral townspeople have lost two actors who cannot be replaced. Captain Andreas Schredl is taking a break for professional reasons, the 29-year-old is completing further training as a tax advisor. Furthermore, attacker Nikolai Davydov left the club and joined the Bayern league club VfR Garching.Both were absolute regulars. “They will leave gaps,” says Plabst. Robert Rohrhirsch will also be absent until Christmas, he is finishing his studies in the USA.
SEF coach Plabst: "We will still have to bring in one or two other players."
On the other hand, there are three newcomers so far at the start of the training.
As already reported, Benedict Geuenich (26) from TSV Jetzendorf is a man for the offensive.
In addition, the Lerchenfelder have secured the services of Mevlud Sherifi.
The 29-year-old can be used defensively on the outside, he kicked last season at TSV Ampfing.
In addition, the Freising team caught Niklas Tatzer (22), a young talent from FC Deisenhofen.
"Those are good commitments," emphasizes Plabst.
"Nevertheless, we will still have to get one or two actors."
Niklas Tatzer from FC Deisenhofen is newcomer number three.
However, it did not come off with newcomer Lukas Paunert, who was supposed to come from Eintracht Karlsfeld. Paunert is now staying in the north-west of Munich. But that wasn't what spoiled his mood, emphasizes Plabst, but rather the behavior of the young defender. “It's a very dubious story.” Paunert initially gave the SEF a firm commitment and then stopped being heard from him. “I found out from Insider that he doesn't want to come after all,” explains the SEF coach. At some point Paunert wrote a long email in which he wanted to explain himself. But Plabst hadn’t even read it and immediately deleted it. Reason: "I don't waste my time with such excuses." Allegedly, according to Plabst, the Karlsfeld coaching team convinced Paunert to stay."We should be a gray mouse in the regional league and they should be a top team."
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