KV Oostende have today announced that, after much speculation, they are parting ways with manager Yves Vanderhaeghe.
In a statement on the clubs website, CEO Gauthier Ganaye said “First of all I would like to thank Yves for his hard work here. He will always be welcome at KVO in the future. Making a decision like that is never easy but after 15 games we made an evaluation and we felt that the performance went downhill too much since our solid start to the season. We felt that now was the right time to make this decision in order to give a new impetus to our squad and create a new dynamic for the rest of the season.”
After the 4-2 defeat away to Club Brugge, Oostende have only won one of their last five matches. Overall, under Vanderhaeghe the side won four games, with two of those wins coming in the first three matches. Since then, the side have only picked up eight points from 11 matches.
This was Vanderhaeghe’s second spell at the club, having previously been the head coach there from 2015 to 2017. He since had spells at Gent, KV Kortrijk and Cercle Brugge.