Football fans ponder who Roy Hodgson will assign to corner kicks at Leicester City 5 years ago

Football fans ponder who Roy Hodgson will assign to corner kicks at Leicester City

Roy Hodgson is not Leicester City's manager yet. He might never be.

All we know is that the Daily Mail published a story on Tuesday afternoon which said that the soon-to-be 70-year-old had held talks with the club's owner on Friday, the day after Claudio Ranieri was shown the door by the Premier League champions.


That, as you might expect, was all the excuse football fans needed to start having a bit of fun with things...

Hodgson's last job memorably came to an end in Nice last summer, when England crashed out of the European Championships at the hands of Iceland - a country with a population equivalent to Wigan.

It was a highly embarrassing end to a tournament in which England had had little to remember fondly. A last-gasp win over Wales was a rare highlight, but one that was soon forgotten as Wales exceeded expectations and reached the tournament's semi-finals.


Hodgson's England were an embarrassment, and his tactics and instructions to his team made little sense at times.

Perhaps the best example of this was his decision to put Harry Kane, arguably his country's best finisher, on corner kick duty. So, with a return to football management for the former Inter Milan, Fulham and Liverpool boss possibly on the cards, football fans started to look ahead towards what Hodgson's Leicester might look like. And as you'd probably expect, there was a strong corner kick theme...



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