Hodgson, Hughton early contenders for West Brom job

Sacked Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson is an early contender for the manager's post at West Bromwich Albion.

Sacked Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson is an early contender for the manager's post at West Bromwich Albion.

The Sun says Hodgson could be offered a quick route back into the game following his dismissal from Liverpool last month.

Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace has put first-team coach Michael Appleton in caretaker charge after sacking Roberto di Matteo.

But with home clashes against relegation rivals West Ham and Wolves coming up, Peace may look for a swift appointment.

Albion are also looking at ex-Newcastle boss Chris Hughton.

 
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