Roy Hodgson's career in pictures

Roy Hodgson and Tord Grip at Malmo in 1985
After beginning his managerial career at Swedish club Halmstads at the age of 28, Hodgson finds himself alongside Tord Grip, later to be an assistant England coach under Sven-Goran Eriksson, at Malmo in 1984
Roy Hodgson
Hodgson is appointed Liverpool manager in July 2010 but he struggles to win over fans and, after a disappointing six months in charge, he is sacked in January 2011 and replaced by fans' favourite Kenny Dalglish
Martin Dahlin, Hakan Lindman, Hans Cavalli-Bjorkman and Roy Hodgson
With a young Martin Dahlin (far left) as part of the team, Hodgson wins the Swedish league play-offs twice and the Swedish Cup twice before departing for Swiss side Neuchatel Xamax
Roy Hodgson leads training at Switzerland
Appointed as Swiss national team boss in 1992, Hodgson adds to his reputation by steering the side to third in Fifa's rankings and to the last 16 of the 1994 World Cup
Roy Hodgson at Inter Milan
Italian giants Inter Milan come calling in 1995 and Hodgson guides a side that includes Paul Ince and Youri Djorkaeff to the Uefa Cup final in 1997
Roy Hodgson at Blackburn
Hodgson swaps his tracksuit for an overcoat as he returns to England for a stint in charge of Blackburn which ends in 1997 with Rovers bottom of the league
Roy Hodgson in charge of Finland
Hodgson's globe-trotting career takes him to the Finland national job in 2005, via spells at Grasshoppers, Coopenhagen, the United Arab Emirates and FC Viking
Roy Hodgson after Europa League defeat in 2010
A stirring run to the final of the Europa League with Fulham ends in defeat by Atletico Madrid, but is enough to earn Hodgson the LMA manager of the year award
Sir Alex Ferguson & Roy Hodgson
Hodgson is given the West Brom job in February 2011 and steers the club clear of the relegation zone to finish 11th in the table - their highest position for three decades
Roy Hodgson
With West Bom once again sitting comfortably in mid-table, Hodgson is suprisingly named England manager on May 1 2012, beating fans' favourite Harry Redknapp to the top job