Roy Hodgson taken ailing and is not at Villa Park

Crystal Palace tackle Aston Villa in one of many 3pm kick-offs on Saturday, however the Eagles might be doing so with out supervisor, Roy Hodgson, on the sidelines.

That’s as a result of, based on the official Crystal Palace website, the previous England supervisor has been taken ailing.

In consequence, match day duties have apparently been handed to Paddy McCarthy, and he might be assisted by Ray Lewington.

It isn’t clear at this stage what the well being situation is, although Hodgson’s advancing years – he’s the English top-flight’s elder statesman at 76 – is perhaps one thing to do with it.

Given how nicely the Eagles have begun the season, the gamers will certainly wish to placed on a present at Villa Park in an effort to give their supervisor an actual enhance.

Regardless of shedding their talisman, Wilfried Zaha, in the summertime, Palace have managed to maintain maintain of their different huge names together with Michael Olise, regarded as on his method throughout city to Chelsea at one level.

Regardless of the end result of Saturday’s recreation, the worst factor that Hodgson himself can do is rush again.

He must take as a lot time as essential to get better, and if it seems that the problem is stress associated, then he might have to simply accept that his time as a prime soccer supervisor is over.