Roy Hodgson Favourite For England Managerial Role - Remember Football's Support For Harry Redknapp?

The Huffington Post UK  |  By Posted: 30/04/2012 10:47 Updated: 30/04/2012 14:49

Roy Hodgson is now on the cusp of nabbing the England managerial role, but what about manager-elect Harry Redknapp?

This morning, Redknapp has been ludicrously compared to Brian Clough as the darling of the media's coronation has been scuppered.

For Hodgson, he will walk into the job knowing he is not the popular choice amongst players past and present, who championed Redknapp for the role ahead of him.

And why's that? Because they said it on Twitter, of course...


Gary Lineker
Hard to see beyond Harry. They are talking of drawing up a shortlist. I suspect it will be very short.


Wayne Rooney
Gutted capello has quit. Good guy and top coach. Got to be english to replace him. Harry redknapp for me.


michael owen
Ever been such a strong public opinion when it comes to naming the next England manager? I don't know anyone that doesn't want Redknapp.


Rio Ferdinand
I think we need an English manager now, we don't need anything else lost in translation....Harry Redknapp would be my choice by a distance.


phil neville18
“@ConorBrown8: First name you'd put on the England team-sheet for Euros?” Harry redknpp

And with the final word, FA board member, Phil Gartside:

"He's had success at every club he has been at and he sets teams up to win."

What about when he took Southampton down in 2005?

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