Davies tribute to Fulham boss Hodgson

Simon Davies had paid tribute to Fulham manager Roy Hodgson for saving the club's Premiership status this season.

"We were written off by everyone really," said Davies. "We stuck together as a group and kept our heads down. We always believed we could do it.

"To produce the results and comeback is really incredible - I really can't believe it myself.

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"At Man City at half-time, I don't know what the odds would have been on us beating them, and then winning three on the bounce away from home - it's incredible. Everyone deserves a massive pat on the back.

"It's difficult when you're bottom of the league because there are pressure games every weekend.

"Everyone's edgy and you can't really get a flowing rhythm to the game. At the bottom, every mistake you make you get punished for.

"The manager came in and got us playing and he told us to trust our ability. We got that win against Reading, which was a really big one, and went on from there.

"We've got a lot of good footballers at the club and we like to get the ball down and play around teams.

"The manager's tried to get the best out of us and we've played some excellent football at times in high pressure situations. Sunday wasn't our best game as it was a bit scrappy but we showed resilience."

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