Glenn Hoddle Biography
Glenn Hoddle is a renowned English former football player and manager currently, working for ITV Sport and BT Sport as a television pundit and commentator.
As a player, Hoddle played as a midfielder for Monaco, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, and Swindon Town. Glenn was inducted into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame in 2007.
He has been manager of Chelsea, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Swindon Town, and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Also, Glenn managed England to the second round of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where they lost to Argentina on penalties.
Glenn Hoddle Age
Glenn Hoddle was born in Hayes, Middlesex, England on October 27, 1957. He is 64 years old.
Glenn Hoddle Height
Hoddle is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 0 inch (Approx 1.83 m).
Glenn Hoddle Education
He earned his high school diploma from Burnt Mill School in Harlow. Hoddle has been supporting Tottenham Hotspur since he was eight and Martin Chivers was his favorite player. Glenn was invited to train with the club at Tottenham’s practice ground in Cheshunt by Chivers and Ray Evans.
Glenn Hoddle Family
Glenn was born in Hayes, Middlesex, England to his supportive parents Derek Hoddle and Teresa Roberts. His mother established herself within the local darts community as the mixed double partner of the local legend Rod Kingham who was also from Harlow.
He grew up with his younger handsome former footballer called Carl Hoddle. His brother overdosed on paracetamol but recovered in 1996. Carl died after collapsing suddenly from a brain aneurysm in March 2008 at the age of 40.
Glenn Hoddle Wife
He is presently single. Hoddle was first married to Christine Ann Stirling in 1979 and in 1998 they later divorced. He then married Vanessa Colburn from 2000 to 2015. Glenn has three children with Jamie, Christine Zara, and Zoe.
Further, Glenn suffered a cardiac arrest in a London TV studio and was taken to hospital for emergency heart surgery on October 27, 2018, during his 61 birthday. He then left St Bartholomew’s Hospital to recuperate at home after his hospital treatment on November 23, 2018.
Glenn Hoddle Salary
Glenn’s annual salary is $92,480 per year. This is according to BT Sports anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Glenn Hoddle Net Worth
Hoddle has an approximate net worth of $10 Million.
Glenn Hoddle Career
After retiring from coaching, Glenn served at ITV Sport, ESPN, and BT Sport. He started serving as a pundit with ESPN during Euro 2012. Hoddle has served with ITV for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Euro 2016, and the 2018 World Cup. Also, Glenn does punditry and co-commentary for BT Sport on their telecasts of the FA Cup, Champions League, Premier League, and Europa League.
Glenn arrived at Swindon Town in March 1991 as the club was struggling in the aftermath of a financial scandal that had seen them stripped of promotion to the First Division at the end of the previous season.
He served as a player and then manager and enabled Swindon to reach the playoffs of the rebranded Division One in 1993 and beat Leicester City 4–3 at Wembley. He later accepted the offer to manage Chelsea and was succeeded at Swindon by his assistant John Gorman.
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