Glenn Hoddle

England will have to be at their best to ‘sneak’ win against Germany: Glenn Hoddle – exclusive!

England will have to be at their best to ‘sneak’ win against Germany: Glenn Hoddle – exclusive!

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle believes it is vital Gareth Southgate gets a promising performance from his new look national team, irrespective of the result - and he predicts England will get a draw of even 'sneak' a win. As the Premier League...read more »

Jermain Defoe is still one of the best English strikers around: Glenn Hoddle…EXCLUSIVE

Jermain Defoe is still one of the best English strikers around: Glenn Hoddle…EXCLUSIVE

FORMER England manager Glenn Hoddle has described Gareth Southgate’s decision to pick veteran Jermain Defoe as 'visionary' because future selections will become harder rather than easier. With fewer English players available for selection than ever before, given the ever-growing influx of foreign...read more »

Former Chelsea player and boss Glenn Hoddle looks ahead to the FA Cup clash with Manchester United

Former Chelsea player and boss Glenn Hoddle looks ahead to the FA Cup clash with Manchester United

IN his Mail on Sunday column, Zapsportz team leader Glenn Hoddle looks ahead to tomorrow's FA Cup quarter final clash between Chelsea and Manchester United... ...and reflects on previous clashes - and times when things were very different to the modern...read more »

Zapsportz weekend predictions: Chelsea are still the team to beat – who can stop them?

Zapsportz weekend predictions: Chelsea are still the team to beat – who can stop them?

THE Zapsportz team – Glenn Hoddle, Harry Harris and Dave Smith – are predicting a good weekend for both Manchester clubs. But they still have some way to go before they can catch champions-elect Chelsea. No way back? So who will...read more »

No-one will ever match the ‘miracle’ Claudio Ranieri performed at Leicester: Glenn Hoddle

No-one will ever match the ‘miracle’ Claudio Ranieri performed at Leicester: Glenn Hoddle

Zapsportz team leader Glenn Hoddle knows all about the trials and tribulations of being a manager – at the highest level – and understands that nothing lasts forever. No matter what success you have achieved. But despite his personal experiences, certainly...read more »

Shocking dismissal of Claudio Ranieri is ‘inexplicable, unforgivable and gut-wrenchingly sad’ says Leicester legend Gary Lineker

Shocking dismissal of Claudio Ranieri is ‘inexplicable, unforgivable and gut-wrenchingly sad’ says Leicester legend Gary Lineker

  ZAPSPORTZ team leader Glenn Hoddle says he is ‘absolutely shocked’ by Leicester City’s decision to part company with Claudio Ranieri. In his role as BT Sport pundit, Glenn said on hearing the breaking news: “What he achieved last season was incredible,...read more »

Spurs and England legend Glenn Hoddle has always had the interests of young players at heart

Spurs and England legend Glenn Hoddle has always had the interests of young players at heart

FOR every young player that makes the grade, there are hundreds who are left devastated by rejection. That was the driving force behind Zapsportz team leader Glenn Hoddle setting up an academy in Jerez, Spain in 2009 – to give rejected...read more »

Glenn Hoddle meets Sutton United star Craig Eastmond before he meets former club Arsenal

Glenn Hoddle meets Sutton United star Craig Eastmond before he meets former club Arsenal

Craig Eastmond was a teenage talent at Arsenal, with Champions League and Premier League starts before dropping down to League One Colchester. Managerial changes saw him fall out of favour and without a professional club, before Sutton United revived his career. As he...read more »

Zapsportz FA Cup predictions: comfortable passages for Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal & Spurs

Zapsportz FA Cup predictions: comfortable passages for Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal & Spurs

THERE’S nothing better than an FA Cup giant-killing. Sadly, the Zapsportz team – Glenn Hoddle, Harry Harris and Dave Smith – cannot see one happening this weekend. There’s Lincoln at Burnley; there’s Huddersfield hosting Manchester City; there’s Sutton playing at home...read more »

Eden Hazard is back to his imperious best – not sure what’s happening with Mesut Ozil

Eden Hazard is back to his imperious best – not sure what’s happening with Mesut Ozil

WHILST Eden Hazard shone at the weekend, Mesut Ozil disappeared. One of the reasons why Arsenal are where they are – and Chelsea are top of the tree. Okay, so Hazard too disappeared after being the Premier League’s best player –...read more »