Roy Hodgson visits Manaus ahead of World Cup
Hodgson in Manaus ahead of World Cup Jump to media player England manager Roy Hodgson visits Manaus, where England will play their first World Cup game, to see what the conditions are like in the city, which is in the Brazilian rainforest.
England manager Roy Hodgson visits Manaus, where England will play their first World Cup game, to see what the conditions are like in …
Jan 30, 2014 · Roy Hodgson has attempted to make amends with the city of Manaus ahead of the World Cup following a public spat with the mayor last December.
Hodgson wrote to the mayor, saying: ”We are extremely happy to be visiting your city as part of our World Cup experience; I know the city of Manaus will be a fine location for our team to be based ahead of the Group Stage match against Italy.
Roy Hodgson has revealed that England will fly to Manaus a day earlier than normal for their crunch World Cup opener with Italy. The Three Lions kick off their quest for glory in Brazil next summer with a match against the Italians in the sweltering Amazon rainforest.
Roy Hodgson has sent a grovelling letter to Amazonian officials in a charm offensive to try and make up for his gaffe criticising the city of Manaus. The England boss caused a storm before the World Cup draw in December by saying he would most like to avoid the heat and humidity of the jungle city.
Roy Hodgson has attempted to make amends with the city of Manaus ahead of the World Cup following a public spat with the mayor last December. The England manager previously said that Manaus, renowned for its heat and humility, was the place to avoid during the World Cup, much to the annoyance of mayor Arthur Birgilo who released a …
England manager Roy Hodgson wore his special sunglasses as he visited Manaus prior to the World Cup opener with Italy on June 14. Following the draw for this summer’s tournament, the 66-year-old admitted he would prefer to dodge the Amazonian city which led to a fierce reaction from mayor Arthur Virgilio.
A World Cup workshop for all competing nations is scheduled for February, but ahead of that both Hodgson and Club England managing director Adrian Bevington intend to visit Manaus to assess potential bases.
The World Cup may be about to get underway, but it is still a busy time ahead for Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson and the club. Palace’s season ended last month with a 2-0 win at home against already-relegated West Bromwich Albion on the final day of the Premier League campaign, with the Eagles finishing in 11th place.. Only one Palace player will be in action at the World Cup …