According to the official website of the football club, Roy Hodgson has been appointed as the head coach of the English “Watford”.
The terms of the agreement with the 74-year-old English specialist are not specified. Hodgson’s coaching staff included his assistant Ray Lewington, who coached Watford in 2002–2005. The new coaching staff will prepare the team for Saturday’s English Championship match with Burnley.
Earlier, Italian Claudio Ranieri left the post of head coach of Watford.
Hodgson coached the England national team from 2012 to 2016, which under his leadership played in the finals of Euro 2012, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 European Championship. His last job at club level was at English Crystal Palace, which he left in the spring of 2021.
Watford occupies the penultimate, 19th place in the English Championship standings, having scored 14 points after 20 matches (4 wins, 2 draws, 14 defeats).