Aged 71 years and 198 days old on the day, Hodgson surpassed another former England manager in Sir Bobby Robson, who was 71 years and 192 days old when his Newcastle United team took on Aston Villa in August 2004.
|Roy Hodgson||CRY||71y 198d||23/02/2019|
|Bobby Robson||NEW||71y 192d||28/08/2004|
|Alex Ferguson||MUN||71y 139d||19/05/2013|
|Neil Warnock||CAR||70y 84d||22/02/2019|
|Guus Hiddink||CHE||69y 189d||15/05/2016|
Unusually Hodgson’s mark on Saturday means Palace have Premier League records at both ends of the managerial age spectrum.
Attilio Lombardo was aged 32 years and 67 days when he was player-manager of the Eagles for their 3-1 defeat by Villa on 14 March 1998, making the Italian the youngest manager in the competition's history.
|Attilio Lombardo||CRY||32y 67d||14/03/1998|
|Chris Coleman||FUL||32y 313d||19/04/2003|
|Gianluca Vialli||CHE||33y 227d||21/02/1998|
|Andre Villas-Boas||CHE||33y 301d||14/08/2011|
|Ruud Gullit||CHE||33y 351d||18/08/1996|