Croydon born and bred: Roy Hodgson on going full circle in south London

Having squeezed onto the Holmesdale Road terracing as a youngster and represented Palace’s youth team, half a century later Roy Hodgson is back in his native south London managing his boyhood team. Here, he talks about his memories of watching the Glaziers in the 1950s, his lengthy career in the game and how he feels about it coming full circle.

Hangeland: “There’s something wrong if it’s a rarity to see players getting the train”

This interview first appeared in the Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion matchday programme - 3rd October 2015. He may catch the train home after matches, but Brede Hangeland’s involvement in recent weeks has kept the Eagles’ fine early season form on the rails. Injuries have given him a platform to show that he’s still a crucial... Continue Reading →

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