Crystal Palace’s Roy Hodgson: Clubs trust English bosses


  • Roy Hodgson will go up against recent appointee Alan Pardew on Saturday 
  • Sam Allardyce has also taken over at Everton in a bid to save the club 
  • Hodgson believes extra experience gives English managers an initial advantage

Kieran Gill for MailOnline

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson feels Premier League clubs are turning to experienced English managers because they know it gives them an advantage of avoiding relegation.

The 70-year-old goes up against his former club West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, aiming to make it four matches unbeaten for Palace.

It will be Alan Pardew’s first game in charge of the Baggies, while Sam Allardyce has also taken over at Everton, and Hodgson said: ‘I am English myself so it would be strange if I was one of the people who was advocating against English managers.

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes clubs trust English managers to save them

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes clubs trust English managers to save them

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes clubs trust English managers to save them

West Brom have turned to Alan Pardew as they look to secure their place in the top flight

West Brom have turned to Alan Pardew as they look to secure their place in the top flight

West Brom have turned to Alan Pardew as they look to secure their place in the top flight

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