Featured Matches
Previous
Brazil
Netherlands
0
3
ESPN, ESPN3 FT
Match 63
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 Jul 13, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
Brazil
Netherlands
0
3
ESPN, ESPN3 FT
Match 63
Game Details
AIK
Kalmar FF
3
0
FT
Game Details
Mjallby
Falkenbergs FF
1
1
FT
Game Details
Malmo FF
Atvidabergs FF
3
0
FT
Game Details
Sogndal
Viking FK
0
0
FT
Game Details
Bodo/Glimt
Odd Grenland
0
3
FT
Game Details
Lillestrom
Sarpsborg FK
0
0
FT
Game Details
Sandnes Ulf
IK Start
1
2
FT
Game Details
SK Brann
Stromsgodset
0
1
FT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Columbus
4
1
FT
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Colorado
3
3
FT
Game Details
Toronto FC
Houston
4
2
FT
Game Details
Montreal Impact
Kansas City
1
2
FT
Game Details
New England
Chicago
0
1
FT
Game Details
Vancouver Whitecaps
Chivas USA
0
0
LIVE 27'
Game Details
Los Angeles
Real Salt Lake
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
New York Cosmos
San Antonio Scorpions
1
3
FT
Game Details
Carolina RailHawks
Indy Eleven
1
2
FT
Game Details
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Minnesota United FC
0
0
FT
Game Details
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Atlanta Silverbacks
3
2
FT
Game Details
Sporting Cristal
San Martin
0
0
FT
Game Details
Sport Huancayo
San Simón
1
1
FT
Game Details
UTC
Universitario de Deportes
2
1
FT
Game Details
Los Caimanes
Real Garcilaso
0
1
FT
Game Details
Alianza Lima
César Vallejo
1:10 AM GMT
Game Details
LDU Quito
Barcelona
2
1
FT
Game Details
U. Católica
El Nacional
1
3
FT
Game Details
Manta F.C.
Deportivo Quito
1
1
FT
Game Details
Western New York Flash
Washington Spirit
0
1
FT
Game Details
Chicago Red Stars
Seattle Reign FC
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next
May, 2, 2012

Foster: Roy a better coach than Sir Alex

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster believes new England manager Roy Hodgson is the best coach he has ever worked with - better even than Sir Alex Ferguson.

• Gerrard backs Hodgson appointment
• England unveil Hodgson
• Hodgson calls for backing
• Redknapp: Motivation key for Hodgson

Foster has spent the past year working under Hodgson, who was named as the new Three Lions coach on Tuesday, playing a key role as the Hawthorns club have established their place in the Premier League.

The shot-stopper spent five years working under Ferguson at Manchester United earlier in his career but feels, from a personal viewpoint at least, that Hodgson is actually the superior coach.

"Fergie is obviously the whole caboodle with man-management and things like that. But as far as coaches go, Roy is definitely the best I have worked under. He is fantastic," Foster told the Mirror. "He has a few of the fans and stuff to win over but I am sure he will get results to start with and that will be it, he will be flying.

"I have read a few interviews saying he is a bit of a yes-man and things like that. It is definitely not true. Those people have obviously never worked with Roy Hodgson before. He is a lovely guy and knows his stuff.

"But behind closed doors he is a tough character. He won't take any rubbish from anyone, and rightly so. You should respect your manager.

"This is the first time I have got to work with him. But the time I have been with him, he knows football in and out. He is absolutely meticulous in his preparations, and goes into the fine details of the team we are going to be playing against.

"He lives and breathes football. It is everything to Roy Hodgson."

Much has been made of Hodgson's failure at his last high-profile appointment - with Liverpool almost two years ago. Foster believes the 64-year-old has been harshly judged for a spell that, in the league at least, was not markedly different from his successor Kenny Dalglish's current run of form.

"A lot of people are hanging on to the Liverpool thing as well and bringing that up. If you look at his record and compare it to Kenny Dalglish it is pretty similar," he said. "It didn't go too well for Roy but I don't think you can keep hanging on to that. I can only go from what I have seen this season.

"He has been absolutely fantastic and a pleasure to work with."

Foster's comments may suggest that he is looking for a route back into the international setup, after declaring himself unavailable for a call-up during Fabio Capello's reign. However, he insists he will remain in international retirement despite Hodgson's appointment.

"I stick by my decision. I am happy with the decision I made. Rob Green has had a good season in the Championship and John Ruddy is up and coming and done well.

"It would be very unfair on people like that if I just changed my decision and got straight back in."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.