Jamshedpur FC and head coach Scott Cooper part ways
The Men of Steel notched two wins, three draws, and endured seven defeats during his tenure.
Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Jamshedpur FC announced the departure of head coach Scott Cooper through their social media handles on Friday.
The Irish-English head coach joined the Men of Steel prior to the 2023-24 season, bringing with him 20 years of coaching experience in Europe and Asia. However, Cooper couldn't achieve the same success at the top level with Jamshedpur FC.
𝙅𝙖𝙢𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙙𝙥𝙪𝙧 𝙁𝘾 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙘𝙤𝙩𝙩 𝘾𝙤𝙤𝙥𝙚𝙧 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙈𝙪𝙩𝙪𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝘿𝙚𝙘𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙒𝙖𝙮𝙨— Jamshedpur FC (@JamshedpurFC) December 29, 2023
After thorough deliberation, Jamshedpur Football Club has reached an agreement to mutually part ways with Head Coach, Scott Cooper.
The club sincerely… pic.twitter.com/EvfdGVV8kW
The announcement of his departure came hours after their defeat to Odisha FC, marking the team's seventh loss in the ongoing ISL season. The Men of Steel suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat to the Kalinga Warriors despite initially taking the lead in the match. Under Cooper's guidance, the team secured two victories and three draws, concluding the first half of the season with nine points from 12 matches. Jamshedpur FC, currently, find themselves positioned at the 10th spot in the points table.