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Hodgson on Joining Fulham!

Hodgson on Joining Fulham!

At sixty years of age, the appointment of Roy Hodgson as our new manager does seem a strange decision.

Roy, who has had a varied career around Europe, has never really set the managerial world alight with his achievements and at sixty is hardly likely to be around for a decade or so.

However, in the post appointment press conference, he made all the right noises but don`t they always?

Here`s what Hodgson had to say,

"After long talks with the chairman and the board, I am convinced we can take Fulham to a new level."

"I am determined we will overcome the current position which I understand will be a challenge but one that I will relish."

"I`m very much looking forward to training with the team on Sunday and will off course be at St Andrew`s to watch the clash against Birmingham."


Maybe, at St Andrews, you might just see the enormity of the task you`ve taken on Roy!

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Saturday December 29 2007
Time: 12:08PM

Comments

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He's talking the talk but can he walk the walk?
merlin
29/12/2007 12:41:00
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sure as hell hope so!
oranje_emu
29/12/2007 13:25:00
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No he will hobble them back to the championship!
TergeHauge
29/12/2007 13:47:00
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You don't need a manager that will stick around for a decade, you need someone who is experienced and able to turn a low-profile team (no offence meant, but it's true) into a solid unit as quickly as possible and help it escape relegation. Hodgson seems the right man for the job.
RussianHammer
29/12/2007 14:03:00
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we'll reserve judgement on that mate! Cookie was our man, he kept us going on a shoestring!
Putney
30/12/2007 19:34:00
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