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Football Godfathers

Football Godfathers

Football Godfathers
Louis Van Gaal
The host meets Louis Van Gaal and hears about his football philosophy, how he coped with his wife's death and how he won league championships in three different countries.
Gerard Houllier
In Paris, the host meets Gerard Houllier, who reveals how he went from a school teacher to a treble-winning manager with Liverpool FC and how the game once almost killed him.
Claudio Ranieri
The host meets Claudio Ranieri, the Italian manager of Leicester City FC, and discovers the truth about Ranieri's numerous sackings and learns how he got nicknamed as the Tinkerman.
Roy Hodgson
The host meets Roy Hodgson and discusses how he helped revolutionise football in Sweden, led Fulham to the Europa League final and his time as manager of the English national team.
Sven Goran Erikksen
The host meets Sven Goran Eriksson and discusses how the Swede won a European trophy with a team of part-timers and his six-year spell as the manager of England.