HODGSON’S LUCKY NOT TO BE FIRED
FORMER England star Paul Parker says Roy Hodgson is lucky not to be sacked over the Raheem Sterling affair.
The 1990 World Cup defender was appalled Hodgson made public the Liverpool flier’s claim he was too tired to start in Estonia.
Parker reckons it was the latest in a series of verbal gaffes from the England boss – and the players won’t trust him in future.
He said: “You wonder whether he deserves to be England manager.
“Look at how Terry Venables lost his job: he was doing fantastic work but was unable to carry on due to legal issues.
“Glenn Hoddle was sacked when making some silly comments.
“Roy is still in a job despite his own verbal diarrhoea, but if there were any half-decent alternatives he might be under considerably more pressure.”