Roy Hodgson to lead England

May 1, 2012
By ESPN staff
LONDON -- Roy Hodgson was hired as England's national team coach Tuesday, six weeks before the European Championship.

The Football Association said the 64-year-old West Bromwich Albion manager signed a four-year deal.

He will leave West Brom at the end of the season May 13 to lead England into the Euros, which are being held in Poland and Ukraine.

He succeeds Fabio Capello, the Italian who quit in February in a dispute with the FA after John Terry was stripped ...

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