Watford have been relegated from the Premier League after a 1-0 defeat by Crystal Palace. The Hertfordshire side entered the weekend 12 points away from...
But a first-half penalty from Wilfried Zaha was enough to consign Watford to defeat.
They are now 12 points from safety with just three games of the season remaining, having lost their last six consecutive Premier League games.
Watford have had three managers this season, with Xisco Munez sacked in October despite having the side in 15th.
Former Premier League title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri subsequently took over, but struggled to ignite their season, with Watford earning only seven points during his three-and-a-half months in charge.
Hodgson, 74, is planning to retire at the end of the season after calling the spell at Watford his “swansong”.
The summer will see Watford looking to appoint their ninth manager in the last five years.
Watford bounced straight back into the Premier League after being relegated in 2019-20, finishing second in the Championship in 2020-21.Watford relegated from Premier League after loss to Crystal Palace - The Athletic View Story