Glenn Hoddle saw the game differently to anyone else I’ve ever worked with. He both saw and explained it in such simple terms. And, when he was my manager as a young player at Wolves, that really helped me. He was adding details to my game that I didn’t even recognise at the time.
Of all the names that tend to come up whenever the Manchester United manager's position comes up, Ralph Hasenhuttl is rarely mentioned. But Paul Scholes and Glenn Hoddle believe the Southampton manager could be a perfect choice to take over at Old Trafford next season and work under old his old mentor Ralf Rangnick again.
Everton manager Frank Lampard believes it would be detrimental to “handcuff” individual personalities like Dele Alli after his new signing came in for criticism over his appearance.Former England boss Glenn Hoddle said the player looked like he had been “dragged off the street” when he was presented to the crowd at half-time of Saturday’s FA Cup victory over Brentford.Lampard, however, wants players to be themselves and express their individuality.“I’ve heard some of the reaction and I have a lot of respect for everyone who has spoken, ex-players, people who I respect and admire in Ally McCoist, Alan Brazil, Glenn Hoddle...
Glenn Hoddle and Alan Shearer were on punditry duties for the game against Tottenham yesterday, and they got a chance to speak to Callum Hudson-Odoi about how he thought things had gone, both in the game and in recent weeks where the team have struggled. Shearer certainly didn’t hold back,...
Ask any football fan to list the greatest playmakers of all time, and two names are certain to feature near the top: Glenn Hoddle and Diego Maradona. While the latter is considered one of the greatest players of all time, Hoddle is has a shout at being the most naturally gifted Englishman – a player of rare balance, control and intelligence. Incredibly, Hoddle reveals how close he came to actually playing in the same team as the Argentine, at Napoli.
Glenn Hoddle exclusive: "I wanted to turn Ruud Gullit into a sweeper at Chelsea but it didn't work out"
The 1990s saw some of the biggest names in world football brought to England for the first time, and Chelsea were among the leading clubs in that regard. During the first decade of the Premier League, the Blues recruited stars such as Gianfranco Zola, Gianluca Vialli, Frank Leboeuf and Marcel Desailly. But perhaps no club across the decade signed a player as world renowned and respected as Ruud Gullit, who joined the Stamford Bridge outfit on a free transfer from Sampdoria in 1995 and stayed for three seasons.
Exclusive: Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle reveals how Arsene Wenger got him "as fit as ever had been"
Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle has been speaking to FourFourTwo exclusively about what it was like to work with Arsene Wenger - long before the iconic Frenchman joined Arsenal. Speaking in FFT's Players Lounge series – you can order the latest mag here – Hoddle revealed how he turned down moving to PSG - who were managed by the late Gerard Houllier - in order to link up with Wenger at Monaco. The Spurs midfielder moved from north London to the south of France - and he felt so bad for Houllier that he rang him in person to apologise.
Glenn Hoddle knows the challenges of managing Tottenham better than most, but believes Antonio Conte is the best man to get it right. Conte was announced as Nuno Espirito Santo’s successor before the international break and is tasked with taking Spurs back to the top table of English football. Hoddle,...
Glenn Hoddle 'Deserves' More Credit for Chelsea Success Amid Roman Abramovich & Jose Mourinho Praise
Former Chelsea coach Eddie Newton believes Glenn Hoddle deserves more credit for his role in the club's success. Hoddle took charge as player/manager in 1993 which saw the Blues move into European competitions after the constant bottom half finishes in the top-flight. As he departed in 1996 for England, Hoddle...
Glenn Hoddle reveals Alex Ferguson row. Glenn Hoddle has shared details of his tetchy relationship with Alex Ferguson during his time as England manager. The former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder managed his country between 1996 and 1999, during which time Ferguson was one of the most powerful men in English football.
The whispers about my man-management never went away. I was grateful when Steve McManaman issued a denial after a newspaper claimed that he had likened the camp to a cult, but I was surprised to hear that there was a feeling that I wanted to exert control because of my youth.
Glenn Hoddle: ‘One of my big regrets was the money wasn’t there at Spurs to build a title-winning side’ | Donald McRae
The former England manager discusses how Arsène Wenger inspired him to coach, his ‘stubbornness’ as a gifted player and the frightening cardiac arrest that nearly cost him his life in 2018
Most people who watch and understand football at a high level now would never see Jack Grealish, Phil Foden or Mason Mount as luxury players, which is how I was always labelled. That's one of the ways the thinking has changed in this country since my playing days, because coaches...
The former Tottenham and England playmaker has come through his 2018 cardiac arrest and has not lost his love for the ‘beautiful game’
There are small and big shifts in perspective after suffering a near-fatal cardiac arrest. The trivial changes for Glenn Hoddle included a little more golf, which saw improvement before, in his words, hitting a bit of a wall. More important to Hoddle, whose life was saved three years ago, was...
Former Tottenham manager Glenn Hoddle says Harry Kane’s future has to be decided one way or the other in the next few days.The England captain is keen to leave the club this summer, with Manchester City interested in signing him, but Spurs are insistent he is not for sale.Kane failed to report to pre-season training last week and it was later revealed he was still on holiday in the Bahamas.He has been in self-isolation in the club’s training ground since Saturday and is due to join in group training on Friday, but remains a doubt to be involved in Spurs’...