He says the decision stunned him.
Hoddle, who was also sacked by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, said: “I’m shocked really. I can’t understand – if it’s just for football reasons it doesn’t seem right. Harry has done a great job.
“Who goes in there is a big call now for Daniel Levy. He has to make sure he brings the right person in and it’s a pressure that wasn’t needed.
“We don’t know what’s gone on behind the scenes.”