Chris Sutton: Hodgson Leaves Crystal Palace with Pride

Former Premier League striker Chris Sutton praises Roy Hodgson’s legacy at Crystal Palace, stating that the 76-year-old can depart with his “head held high.” Hodgson, who managed 17 clubs and four national teams over a 48-year career, stepped down on Monday, with Palace naming Oliver Glasner as his replacement. Despite challenges this season, Hodgson guided Palace to an 11th-place finish last year. His departure follows speculation and a brief illness.

Hodgson’s contributions are lauded by players and officials alike, with Palace captain Joel Ward describing him as “integral to this club.” Chairman Steve Parish credits Hodgson with maintaining the club’s Premier League status and assures him a warm welcome back. Hodgson’s illustrious career, spanning multiple countries and competitions, earns him respect from peers and players. His dedication to coaching at age 76 is particularly noteworthy. Overall, Hodgson’s impact on football is recognized as unique and significant.

Lucas Falcão

International Politics and Sports Specialist, Chief Editor of Walerts with extensive experience in breaking news.

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