Watch as new Hearts boss Daniel Stendel downs shots with fans after being sacked

The new Hearts manager had a surprising send-off from Barnsley fans

Thursday, 21st November 2019, 2:42 pm
Updated Sunday, 8th December 2019, 8:28 am
Daniel Stendel marked his exit from Barnsley in an unusual way. Picture: Getty
Daniel Stendel marked his exit from Barnsley in an unusual way. Picture: Getty

Ex-Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel has been confiremd as the man to replace Craig Levein as Hearts manager.

The 45-year-old proved to be a hugely popular figure at Oakwell, leading Barnsley from English League One to the Championship.

Following a ten-game winless run earlier this campaign he was sacked.

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Despite the Tykes struggling at the bottom of the second tier it didn't dent his standing among fans.

Following his departure, Stendel and assistant Chris Stern were invited to a 'leaving party' by Barnsley supporters, and they turned up to drink with fans.

The German was filmed downing shots as he celebrated his time at the club.

Hearts fans will be hoping that he will be doing the same in Gorgie, but after bringing a cup back to EH11.

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