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Roy Hodgson appointed England Manager

Hodgson Appointed England Manager Credit: PA Photos

Hodgson has agreed a four year deal to become the full-time England Manager.

Hodgson, aged 64, has won a total of eight league titles and coached the national teams of Switzerland, Finland and United Arab Emirates.

He'lll take charge for the first time, when the England take on Belgium on Saturday 2 June at Wembley Stadium.

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Baggies prepared if Hodgson leaves

West Bromwich Albion manager Roy Hodgson Credit: PA

Sporting and technical director Dan Ashworth has revealed that West Brom have contingency plans in place should they need to find a replacement for manager Roy Hodgson.

Mr Ashworth claimed the club were prepared for the departure of any key staff member as part of an already-existing policy.

Hodgson is expected to be named as England's new head coach after holding "positive" talks with the Football Association.

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