English Premiership

Hodgson's job appears safe

2015-03-26 15:06
Roy Hodgson (AFP)

London - The Football Association plans to hold contract talks with England manager Roy Hodgson sometime in the next year.

Hodgson's current deal expires after Euro 2016 and FA Chairman Greg Dyke said late Wednesday the two sides will be discussing "what happens afterwards."

"I get on quite well with Roy and I chat to him all the time," Dyke said.

"We have not talked about contracts yet.

"We will have the discussion with Roy in the next nine months to a year."

Hodgson, 67, replaced Fabio Capello in 2012 and led England through a successful qualifying campaign for last year's World Cup before crashing out of Brazil in the group stage.

England lead their Euro 2016 qualifying group after winning their first four matches.

They host Lithuania on Friday at Wembley Stadium.

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