Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

Roy Hodgson The Safe Pair Of Hands!

Roy Hodgson The Safe Pair Of Hands!

A lot will be said about England`s ambition should Roy Hodgson be confirmed as England boss as expected. Harry Redknapp was seemingly head and shoulders above the rest but simply put, the FA have gone with a safe bet.

It appears that The FA is sick and tired of being embroiled in controversy. Recently we have had Sven out with the ladies, McClaren who was just clueless and Fabio Capello who didn`t seem that interested in the job.

England expected Redknapp to be the man to take the national team forward however we feel that Redknapp`s tax case, which he was acquitted of, sealed 'Arry`s fate.

Spurs, Redknapp`s current employers had already said they wanted big money if the FA were to lure their popular boss away from White Hart Lane. Hodgson`s contract is up in June at West Brom so there is no large compensation package to be agreed. Hodgson is free to leave for nothing.

After all the controversy surrounding previous managers, Hodsgon is seen as a safe appointment. He largely keeps himself to himself and has a decent record as a manager. He will also appease those saying we need an English manager.

There doesn`t seem to be any expectation heading into Euro 2012 for England to perform so Hodgson ideally is seen as the man to steady the ship heading into the 2014 World Cup.

As a Swindon fan, it could be worse, Sam Allardyce could have been poached from West Ham meaning just one thing……



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Shaun Calderwood
Date:Monday April 30 2012
Time: 12:49PM

Comments

0
Please England PLEASE!!!! Take 'Arry instead. We want rid of him.
spurboy61
30/04/2012 13:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swindon Town Articles

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for 2016/17.

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 22/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 17/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention for an applicable...

Archived Vital Swindon Articles

Vital Swindon articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Swindon
Write For Vital Swindon
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you think Swindon Town will finish in 2016/17?
Suggested By:
Champions3%
Playoffs21%
Mid Table35%
Relegated41%
Don't Know0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 34 20 8 6 68 26
2 Scunthorpe 33 17 10 6 61 25
3 Fleetwood 34 17 10 7 61 18
4 Bolton 32 17 7 8 58 17
5 Bradford 34 13 16 5 55 12
6 Southend 34 14 11 9 53 10
7 Millwall 33 14 10 9 52 7
8 Peterborough 34 14 8 12 50 3
9 Oxford 32 14 7 11 49 9
10 Rochdale 32 14 6 12 48 2
11 Bristol Rovers 34 12 11 11 47 -2
12 Walsall 34 11 13 10 46 -3
13 Wimbledon 33 10 13 10 43 1
14 Charlton 33 9 15 9 42 5
15 MK Dons 33 11 9 13 42 1
16 Northampton 34 11 7 16 40 -7
17 Gillingham 34 9 12 13 39 -9
18 Shrewsbury 34 10 8 16 38 -12
19 Bury 34 10 7 17 37 -10
20 Oldham 34 8 12 14 36 -12
21 Port Vale 32 8 10 14 34 -17
22 Swindon 34 8 9 17 33 -16
23 Chesterfield 34 7 7 20 28 -25
24 Coventry 33 5 10 18 25 -23
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swindon Town Results (view all)

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Gillingham (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Port Vale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 25 2017 1:30PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Supremegaz1
Write for Vital Football