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  • Alan H Alan H Feb 12, 2011 04:27 Flag

    The west brom manager is relieved of duties

    You're right, mate---he's a load of fuskcing shyte, he'll never be a good manager.
    H

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    Roy Hodgson
    Roy Hodgson career timelineThe highs and lows of Roy Hodgson's career to date, from his playing days at Crystal Palace through to his time at Fulham


    Share17 Press Association guardian.co.uk, Thursday 1 July 2010 10.20 BST Article history
    Anfield: the next stop in Roy Hodgson's managerial career. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

    1947: Born on 9 August, Croydon.

    1965-75: Player with Crystal Palace, Gravesend and Northfleet, Maidstone and South African side Berea Park.

    1976: Starts managerial career with Halmstad in Sweden, winning two championships.

    1980: Joins Bristol City as the assistant manager to Bobby Houghton.

    1982: Appointed manager at Ashton Gate but dismissed within four months after poor run of results when club are taken over by new owners. Returns to Sweden, where he manages Orebro and then Malmo, who won five consecutive championships and two Swedish Cups under him.

    1990: Leaves Sweden for Switzerland, taking over at Neuchâtel Xamax.

    1992: Becomes manager of Switzerland, whom he takes to the 1994 World Cup in the United States. Was in charge when they qualified for Euro 96.

    1995: Appointed manager of Internazionale.

    1997: Agrees to become Blackburn Rovers manager in the summer. While still at Inter, his side lose to German club Schalke in the Uefa Cup final on penalties.

    1998: May – Takes Blackburn into European competition for the first time since 1995 but Rovers win only two of their final 11 Premier League matches to fail in chase for title.

    November – Sacked by Blackburn with the club bottom of the Premier League, having taken just nine points from 14 games.

    1999: Shortlisted for Austria job. Returns to Inter on 27 April as technical director until the end of the season. Joins Grasshoppers.

    2000: Appointed coach of Danish side FC Copenhagen. Linked with England job after the resignation of Kevin Keegan.

    2001: May – Takes Copenhagen to the Superliga title.

    May – Takes over as coach of Serie A club Udinese.

    10 December – Udinese and Hodgson part company.

    2002: April – Appointed manager of United Arab Emirates.

    2004: January – Sacked after leading side to fifth place at the Gulf Cup.

    May – Joins Norwegian side Viking FK.

    2005: August – Agrees to take over as manager of Finland.

    2007: 30 November – Quits after failing to secure qualification for Euro 2008, and is immediately linked with the Republic of Ireland vacancy.

    30 December – Appointed Fulham manager.

    2008: Fulham win four of their last five Premier League games of the season to avoid relegation.

    2009: After overhauling the squad in pre-season, guides Fulham to their highest ever top-flight finish, seventh, and ensures Europa League qualification.

    2010: 18 March – Oversees a stunning second-leg comeback against Juventus in the Europa League quarter-final as a 4-1 win takes Fulham into the quarter-finals 5-4 on aggregate.

    April – Having seen off Wolfsburg in the quarter-finals, leads the club into the final as they draw 0-0 in Hamburg despite a nightmare journey due to Icelandic volcanic ash, winning the second leg 2-1 at Craven Cottage.

    12 May – Hodgson's side go down 2-1 to Atlético Madrid in extra time in the Europa League final in Hamburg