Glenn Hoddle's life 'incomplete' without England job

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has suggested he would be interested in leading his country again at this summer's European Championships.

Hoddle lost the England job in 1999 after controversial comments about disabled people and has not coached a team since leaving Wolves in 2006.

Fabio Capello quit as England boss in February and is yet to be replaced.

"If I were to die tomorrow, my life would be incomplete," Hoddle, 54, told The Independent.external-link

"Would I get that opportunity [to manage England again]? Probably not.

"But I think we have a batch of players capable of going to the Euros and doing well.

"Stuart Pearce, Harry Redknapp, Roy Hodgson, myself - anyone who went to the tournament with the status of a caretaker would have the pressure off him.

"The players would be liberated, too, not least those who have been on the fringes and are accustomed to thinking that the manager doesn't fancy them.

"Look at how a caretaker has worked for the England rugby team in the Six Nations - they've done fantastically."

Tottenham manager Redknapp remains favourite to land the England job, while West Brom's Hodgson and current caretaker Pearce are also possibilities.

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