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Fulham - Hodgson`s Unique Talent!

No matter what question you ask Roy Hodgson you`ll inevitably get a straight answer, that is the mark of the man.

Today, the Daily Mirror carries a wonderful quote from Roy, obviously in answer to a leading question from a journalist that shows that Roy is perfectly aware of the financial controls he has to operate in at Craven Cottage.

The journalist was obviously enquiring as to whether qualification for the Europa League would result in a massive cash splurge from Mr Al Fayed to which Roy rather quaintly replied,

"This is not the right time to go and ask the owner to put a lot more money into the club - he`s done that already."

"If we were to get into Europe there`d be no question of me suggesting we need seven or eight top class players and 40 million of investment because I know that`s an unrealistic thing to demand."


Roy Hodgson, one of the last of a dying breed, the true gentleman in English football.




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The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 20 2009

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments

Absolute legend!!
KBFulham
Although 40 million would be nice! :D
KBFulham
Absolute legend!!
KBFulham
Although 40 million would be nice! :D
KBFulham
Rarely do you find someone as technically gifted with the old school, no nonsense mentality of Roy Hodgson. Should our fortunes ever turn and we be sent to the depths of the Championship, I still want Roy to be our manager.
Samboney
Rarely do you find someone as technically gifted with the old school, no nonsense mentality of Roy Hodgson. Should our fortunes ever turn and we be sent to the depths of the Championship, I still want Roy to be our manager.
Samboney
Same Sam. He is a top gaffer. I hope he never leaves!
KBFulham
Same Sam. He is a top gaffer. I hope he never leaves!
KBFulham
same here. we need to hold onto him...
woodysweats
same here. we need to hold onto him...
woodysweats
how long before he yearns for retirement though?
Al Billy
how long before he yearns for retirement though?
Al Billy
pipe and slippers and all that!
Al Billy
pipe and slippers and all that!
Al Billy
a couple of years away minimum I hope!
Putney
a couple of years away minimum I hope!
Putney
Hopefully he'll do a Fergie and stay on for years. But he won't fool us with, "I'm gunna retire now" comments!
KBFulham
Hopefully he'll do a Fergie and stay on for years. But he won't fool us with, "I'm gunna retire now" comments!
KBFulham
he was just what we needed,and he came when we needed him the most,shame we didnt get him b4 when that stupid sanchez came in
whiteaussie
he was just what we needed,and he came when we needed him the most,shame we didnt get him b4 when that stupid sanchez came in
whiteaussie
Ohh god!! Don't mention s****ez!!
KBFulham
Ohh god!! Don't mention s****ez!!
KBFulham
Mentioning the dirty one should be banned on our site :) the idiot has been on Radio 5 quite a lot recently and was asked for his "expert opinion" about our game against Man City and he kept going on about Kamara and the fact that he had brought Kamara to the club, that RH hadn't been playing him and then when he did Kamara produced the performance that kept us up. Implying what a great purchase he'd made... my blood boils everytime the bloke opens his mouth. RH is in a different league as a manager to S*****z
donfulham
Mentioning the dirty one should be banned on our site :) the idiot has been on Radio 5 quite a lot recently and was asked for his "expert opinion" about our game against Man City and he kept going on about Kamara and the fact that he had brought Kamara to the club, that RH hadn't been playing him and then when he did Kamara produced the performance that kept us up. Implying what a great purchase he'd made... my blood boils everytime the bloke opens his mouth. RH is in a different league as a manager to S*****z
donfulham
How dare S*****z claim he did anything good for us!!
KBFulham
How dare S*****z claim he did anything good for us!!
KBFulham
 

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