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FA chairman backs manager Hodgson despite World Cup flop

LONDON (Reuters) – England coach Roy Hodgson retains the support of the Football Association despite the team’s dismal showing at the World Cup last month, FA Chairman Greg Dyke said on Tuesday.

Dyke said he thought Hodgson did “quite a good job” in Brazil and repeated his view that there were too many foreign players in the Premier League for the national team to thrive.

Jul 22, 2014

Soccer-FA chairman backs manager Hodgson despite World Cup flop

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – England coach Roy Hodgson retains the support of the Football Association despite the team’s dismal showing at the World Cup last month, FA Chairman Greg Dyke said on Tuesday.

Dyke said he thought Hodgson did “quite a good job” in Brazil and repeated his view that there were too many foreign players in the Premier League for the national team to thrive.

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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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