Roy no to a fortune.Roy Hodgson Roy Hodgson (born August 9, 1947) is an English football manager. He is currently the head coach of the Finnish national team.
Hodgson is probably best known for guiding the Swiss national team to the 1994 World Cup and Euro 1996; before that Switzerland had not qualified last night revealed he rejected a pounds 2million fortune to stay in the sun - because of Uncle Jack Walker's sweet talking.
The Blackburn Blackburn, city (1991 pop. 109,564) and district, Lancashire, NW England. It was formerly a great cotton-weaving center, noted especially for calicoes. Textiles are still important; other industries produce engineering equipment, electronic components, beer, felt, owner bent his ear so much about leaving Inter Milan that Hodgson Hodgson is the surname of:
Now Hodgson is determined to cash in instead at Ewood Park Ewood Park is a football stadium in Blackburn, Lancashire and the home of Blackburn Rovers football club. The stadium, which opened in 1890, is an all seater facility which holds 31,367 people and has a pitch size of 115 x 76 yards. and repay Walker's faith by restoring the former champions to greatness. Hodgson, who quits quits
On even terms with by payment or requital: I am finally quits with the loan.
[Middle English, probably alteration (influenced by Medieval Latin Inter in the summer, flew in to check out the Blackburn set- up over the weekend.
He looked over the impressive training facilities and after watching Burnley against Luton, Hodgson viewed potential pounds 400,000 luxury homes in the area.
Hodgson is anxious to get started at Ewood and says: "The appointment has excited me. If it hadn't have done I would have stayed put at Inter. I had the possibility of staying two further years.
"That wouldn't have been denied me. But it was the Blackburn chairman and Jack Walker who persuaded me it was time for me to return to England. They have a wonderful set-up at Inter but what is most important to me is peace of mind in your working environment.
"And after meeting Jack and the chairman I am confident that is exactly what I will have at Blackburn.
"I accepted their arguments because they were very convincing. If I wasn't enthusiastic about it I wouldn't be giving up a free weekend to fly to Blackburn."
Hodgson will slide into the hot seat vacated by caretaker Tony Parkes
Anthony "Tony" Parkes (born May 5 1949 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire) is an English former professional footballer. After retiring, he became a coach. with high ambitions about next season.
He adds: "I am delighted with what's happened at the club since their early problems this season. It's very encouraging."