Roy Hodgson is one of the most well-travelled coaches England has ever produced and has worked at international level on three different occasions.
Hodgson took his first international post after impressing in the country's domestic competition with Neuchatel Xamax. At their peak, FIFA ranked Hodgson's Switzerland number three in the world.
United Arab Emirates (2002-2004)
Hodgson returned to the global stage at the unlikely outpost of the UAE, where he took over responsibility for both the national and Olympic sides.
He remained for 20 months, taking the side to one tournament - finishing fifth in the Gulf Cup.
Hodgson took on the task of leading Finland to their first major international tournament and was close to achieving that unlikely feat in qualification for Euro 2008.
He won just six of his matches in charge of the side, but all of those victories came in competitive fixtures.
The FA have appointed West Brom manager Roy Hodgson as the new manager of England. Squad members have been slow to voice their approval.
Roy Hodgson is the new manager of England, with a difficult task ahead. He has a lot to prove at Euro 2012 this summer.
The West Brom boss is a step closer to becoming the England manager after holding "positive" talks with the FA at Wembley.