Roy Hodgson sees a possible comeback to Crystal Palace after Viera’s sacking. Paddy McCarthy and Darren Powell takes over for the conflict in opposition to Arsenal on Sunday.
Former Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson is being thought-about to take over the managerial position after the membership sacked Patrick Viera on Friday.
Crystal Palace has not received within the Premier League for the reason that New Years’ Eve. They’re now on a 12-match winless run with six attracts and 5 defeats. Presently sitting at twelfth place within the desk, they’re solely three factors above the relegation zone. Their final victory got here in opposition to AFC Bournemouth final 12 months in an away sport on the Vitality Stadium.
Frenchman Viera’s stint ended after a winless run in all competitions. In his final match as a supervisor, Crystal Palace succumbed to a aim to nil defeat in opposition to Brighton. Studies from the membership administration confirmed that he was sacked.
Palace subsequent takes on Arsenal on Sunday on the Emirates Stadium. Paddy McCarthy, Underneath-21 boss on the membership, and former Crystal Palace participant Darren Powell will take over on a brief foundation for the match.
Roy Hodgson is Again ?
Roy Hodgson, 75, is the frontrunner to be the membership’s supervisor after he managed Palace for 4 seasons earlier than stepping again from soccer in 2021. He returned to Premier League for a brief interval final season at Watford, leaving earlier than the Hornets had been relegated.
He stated final season he wouldn’t take one other Premier League position after his time at Watford.
The previous Liverpool and Fulham supervisor is aware of the present Crystal Palace squad nicely, having labored with them earlier than, and this chemistry might presumably exude a optimistic power to maintain the Eagles from dropping into the relegation zone.
Former Crystal Palace striker, Clinton Morrison, criticized the choice to sack Viera. He stated that the membership may recede from the progress they made beneath Viera in the event that they contemplate Hodgson. He added that Palace wished the crew to evolve beneath Viera, they usually rightfully did so, however going again to Hodgson is a backward step for the membership.
Though he understands the prime goal of the membership is to keep away from relegation till the tip of the season, the previous Eagles Striker stated that lack of choices may very well be one other issue that influenced the membership to take extra time.
Crystal palace think about Paddy McCarthy
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parrish clarified that they don’t seem to be trying previous the match in opposition to Arsenal on Sunday.
In accordance with Sky Sports activities, Parrish stated that the choice was made in one of the best curiosity of the membership. He felt issues weren’t going proper, so a change was wanted. Including additional he implied that the membership needed to change one thing to get out of the rut.
Everyone within the membership beloved Patrick and he had the gamers with him, operating for him and giving their greatest however the outcomes by no means got here stated the membership’s chairman.
Parrish stated that no contacts had been made to any candidate whereas Viera was nonetheless within the submit. He insisted that he’s solely centered on giving Paddy McCarthy and assistant Darren Powell help forward of Sunday, however he indicated that they’d begin working via their record of candidates as quickly because the worldwide break begins.
However Palace officers cleared that the membership was contemplating a short-term stint to keep away from relegation, and the previous England supervisor stays a favorite as a result of his familiarity with the gamers