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Glenn Hoddle Wanted Spurs But God Chose QPR As His Punishment

by | 13th, August 2014

Glenn Hoddle is escorted off the stage after speaking at a news conference at the Lancaster Park Hotel in London after the announcement that his contract as manager of the England football team has been terminated.  Ref #: PA.1161411  Date: 02/02/1999


GLENN Hoddle the hymned Queen of Godlers Green –  is back in top flight English football. The Daily Mirror notes his retusn as a QPR coach:

Former Three Lions boss out of the game for six years after controversial remarks about the disabled could soon be back in the big time, writes John Cross

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Glenn Hoddle lost his job as England manager in 1999 after his comments about disabled people.

Hoddle, 41, told the Times that people were reincarnated “to learn and face some of the things you have done good and bad… You and I have been physically given two hands and two legs and half-decent brains. Some people have not been born like that for a reason. The karma is working from another lifetime. I have nothing to hide about that. It is not only people with disabilities. What you sow, you have to reap.”

According to the Mirror , comments Hoddle made 15 years ago led to his being out of the game for the last six years. Utter balls.

Cross adds:

There was a public demand during the World Cup for Hoddle to be given a job in football as England have such a shortage of top-quality coaches.

You might have missed the clamour of Glennda.

But what did Hoddle say? Was he a football outcast, as Cross suggests? Or was he just waiting for the right moment and offer?

Hoddle spoke to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy following the sacking of Villas Boas in December, with the former England manager offering to return to White Hart Lane in temporary charge of the first team… “I did have

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