Roy Hodgson misses Crystal Palace trip to Aston Villa after being taken ill on Saturday

Roy Hodgson looks on ahead of Crystal Palace vs Wolves at Selhurst Park in September 2023.
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Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has missed his side's trip to Aston Villa in the Premier League after he was taken unwell earlier on Saturday.

The former England boss did not travel to Birmingham with the Palace squad, but is in contact with Paddy McCarthy, the south London club announced in a short statement.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.