Changing of the guard
There were highs, lows and everything in-between, before tenth-placed Hannover 96 reached their final station at the end of the 2013/14 campaign
The Reds kicked things off with three wins from their opening four Bundesliga fixtures, beating VfL Wolfsburg, FC Schalke 04 and 1. FSV Mainz 05
Hannover continued to pick up points at the HDI Arena, but had nothing to show for their efforts on the road, losing to, amongst others, FC Bayern München
The club and head coach Mirko Slomka parted ways during the winter break, with the club sat just four
A 39-year-old rookie in Tayfun Korkut, the former assistant coach of the Turkish national team, was appointed Slomka's successor just days later
Korkut's first game in charge resulted in Hannover's first away win of the campaign away to Lower Saxony rivals VfL Wolfsburg on Matchday 18
Hannover triumphed at home to Borussia Mönchengladbach a week later, but had to wait
Derby defeat to rock-bottom Eintracht Braunschweig plunged Korkut and Co. right into the thick of the relegation mire...
... but the Matchday 32 draw against VfB Stuttgart, coupled with favourable results elsewhere, secured their place in Germany's top flight for another campaign...
... before Szabolcs Huszti capped a fine season, at least on a personal level, with