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Hodgson denounces ‘cold-hearted’ busy schedules around the holidays, PL

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Hodgson denounces ‘cold-hearted’ busy schedules around the holidays, PL

24 december, 2019 20:01
24-12-19 at 20:01
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Crystal Palace’s manager, Roy Hodgson, calls to the busy schedule of the team around the holiday season, “tough and hard”. The 72-year-old manager calling for a more equitable distribution of the days.

Palace will be playing during the week between christmas and New year’s, but no less than three games. On Thursday (day after christmas) will be awarded to the team of West Ham United, then two days later, on a visit to Southampton. On new year’s day, the away game against Norwich City, is on the program.

While playing on the second day of christmas, and nieuwsjaarsdag is a tradition in English football, it is against san marino in the band line-up is now recommended to. “I enjoy the training but not in matches. It’s hard to play at this level, with only one day’s rest in between matches. It is very heavy,” said the experienced manager, at his press conference.