Hodgson bids a fond farewell
West Bromwich Albion,
New England manager Roy Hodgson has paid tribute to the fans after ending his reign in charge of West Brom with a defeat to Arsenal.
Hodgson guided Albion to a 10th-place finish in the Barclays Premier League, despite signing off with a 3-2 loss to the Gunners.
After the final whistle, he said: "This is a fantastic football club with a great tradition and even in the rough times, I felt the fans were behind us.
"You deserve another year in the Premier League and I would like to thank all the staff and players for their support during this past 15 months."