Roy Hodgson

1947 - Today

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Roy Hodgson (born 9 August 1947) is an English football manager and former player. He has managed 16 different teams in eight countries, beginning in Sweden with Halmstads BK in the 1976 season. He later guided the Switzerland national team to the last 16 of the 1994 World Cup and qualification for Euro 1996; Switzerland had not qualified for a major tournament since the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Hodgson has received more than 3,823,089 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Roy Hodgson is the 63rd most popular coach (down from 61st in 2019), the 1,132nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,147th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Coach.

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Among coaches, Roy Hodgson ranks 63 out of 329Before him are Morten Olsen, Karel Brückner, Leonardo Araújo, Lucien Favre, Jorge Valdano, and Massimiliano Allegri. After him are Ralf Rangnick, Dragan Stojković, Cesare Prandelli, Ljupko Petrović, Eric Gerets, and Hans Krankl.

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Among people born in 1947, Roy Hodgson ranks 86Before him are Roger D. Kornberg, Wes Studi, Viktor Belenko, Klaus Schulze, Jan Garbarek, and Sheikh Hasina. After him are Joe Mantegna, F. R. David, Martha Nussbaum, Ry Cooder, Richard Jenkins, and Saskia Sassen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roy Hodgson ranks 1,132 out of 6,924Before him are Anne Hyde (1637), Martin Frobisher (1535), William Whewell (1794), Reginald Johnston (1874), Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (1158), and Andy Whitfield (1971). After him are Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195), Imelda Staunton (1956), John Kay (1704), Matilda of Scotland (1080), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), and Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506).

Among COACHES In United Kingdom

Among coaches born in United Kingdom, Roy Hodgson ranks 4Before him are Alex Ferguson (1941), Matt Busby (1909), and Bill Shankly (1913). After him are David Moyes (1963), Harry Redknapp (1947), Gareth Southgate (1970), Brendan Rodgers (1973), Chris Coleman (1970), Martin O'Neill (1952), Alan Pardew (1961), and Stuart Baxter (1953).