EVERY England manager ranked from worst to best

9. Roy Hodgson (2012-2016)

Highlight: Euro 2012 was quite fun

Lowlight: Freezing against Iceland

Hodgson was no stranger to international management, having previously taken charge of Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and Finland. His appointment in 2012 was a surprise – Harry Redknapp was favourite for the job – but he did a reasonable job at the European Championship a few months later, guiding England to the quarter-finals before they were given the run-around by Andrea Pirlo.

Hodgson was undefeated in qualifying matches (16 wins, four draws), but his team underwhelmed at both the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016. England failed to get out of the group at the former tournament, before suffering an ignominious last-16 defeat by Iceland in France two years later. Hodgson did plenty to freshen England up after the Capello era, but he ultimately failed when it really mattered.

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