Hodgson under fire for disrespectful comments.
England manager Roy Hodgson has come under fire from San Marino after suggesting that even some of the country’s cricketers could get a game against the European minnows.
San Marino are well known as one of the lowest ranked international sides in Europe and are regularly beaten in some one-sided contests.
However, manager Pierangelo Manzaroli believed Hodgson should still show his side some respect as they meet tonight.
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“I know very well Roy Hodgson, and he’s a very good person and well educated. But when we are front of this media, with this exposure, you have to be careful what you say,” he is quoted in the Daily Mirror.
“We are much smaller than England, but we deserve respect like any country.”