- Birthplace: Croydon, England
- Previous Clubs: Halmstads BK, Bristol City, Orebro SK, Malmo FF, Neuchatel Xamax, Switzerland, Internazionale, Blackburn, Grasshoppers, F.C. Copenhagen, Udinese, UAE, Viking FK, Finland, Fulham, Liverpool, Fulham
- Honours: Swedish Allsvenskan: 1976, 1979, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, Swedish Cup: 1989, Danish Superliga: 2001
Hodgson is the very definition of 'seen it all before' and has English top flight experience with Blackburn, Fulham, Liverpool and West Brom. Indeed, after a career trailing around Europe, the England boss cuts a convincing figure as the stereotypical cultured, cosmopolitan European coach.
Much-travelled English coach Roy Hodgson has effected a change in philosophy wherever he goes.