The 64 years old manager agreed a 4 year contract with FA making him in charge of the national team for the upcoming 2014 World Cup being held in Brazil and also for the 2016 in France. He will be coaching West Bromwich for the last 2 remaining matches of this season’s Premier League before taking charge of the England squad.
A statement on West Brom’s official website reads: “Roy will remain in his current post as head coach of West Bromwich Albion for the final two games of the season before officially taking charge of the national team on May 14, having agreed a four-year deal.
“Roy’s Hawthorns contract runs out on June 30 but the club has agreed to release him after the final game of the season against Arsenal to allow him to prepare in earnest for Euro 2012.
The current coach of England was appointed in a temporarily fashion to Stuart Pearce but now that the decision is confirmed, Hodgson will lead the squad in the next competitions.
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