Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson does not expect Wayne Rooney to be in a rush to stop his playing career as he prepares to come up against his former England captain in the FA Cup.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson admits he has yet to solve the dilemma of managing player fitness over the festive schedule – with defender Mamadou Sakho now set to be out for “a considerable period”.
Roy Hodgson believes Mamadou Sakho’s return from suspension can give Crystal Palace a boost as their defensive injury woes continue ahead of their London derby against West Ham on Boxing Day.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson welcomes back Victor Camarasa and Mamadou Sakho for the visit of West Ham but still has a host of injury problems to contend with.
Jeffrey Schlupp’s strike 14 minutes from time helped Crystal Palace’s 10 men earn a 1-0 win over Bournemouth and temporarily move up to fifth in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has no concerns over Mamadou Sakho’s fitness, with the centre-back set to return to the starting line-up for Tuesday’s visit of Bournemouth.