Sheila Hodgson Wiki: Crystal Palace Manager’s Roy Hodgson Wife

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Sheila Hodgson is the wife of Roy Hodgson who served several times as a member of UEFA’s technical study group at the European Championships. Her husband, Crystal Palace is a Premier League manager and an Englishman and former player.

His wife, Sheila always stands by his side and together they have built a strong family. It is natural to wonder about their children and the legacy they are creating together.

Roy Hodgson’s wife Sheila

Sheila Hodgson was born in Liverpool in 1967. She is 57 years old, as of 2024. She is the daughter of a former trade union official. After getting married, Sheila chose to leave her job and focus on raising their son, Christopher Hodgson. In 1971, Roy and Sheila got married in Croydon, United Kingdom.

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Sheila’s love to her husband’s career extended beyond language learning and settling into a new country. In the 1980s, Sheila learned Swedish and helped Roy settle in at Halmstads BK, IK Oddevold, Orebo SK, and Malmo FF as a manager.

She is known for her loyalty to her family and was often seen organizing community events and fundraisers. Living in Croydon, Sheila’s love for Everton never wobble and she would often travel to watch their matches whenever she had the chance.

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Roy Hodgson is a loving husband

Roy Hodgson has said his wife supported him throughout his career. He tried retirement before, but it didn’t go as planned. He said,

‘There have been moments when we have discussed retirement, mainly on the basis that she’s made a lot of sacrifices to do the thing that I want to do, namely football management. It’s given us both an extremely good life and we’re both grateful for that. There have been moments when we’ve thought, ‘Is this the moment to do something else? Well, we tried that for a year, and she came to the conclusion that she better let me back in for a little bit longer.’

He further said, ‘My wife has tried to get me to take a sabbatical for about the last five years – a permanent one. I decided against a sabbatical and 10 days in Dubai did the trick with my wife’.

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