Story of Jimmy Hogan – “Football Teacher” Lausanne-Came to Sport

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The Englishman is, according to some, one of the motivators of some of the greatest football epics in history. He placed his suitcase twice on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Jimmy Hogan sets an example for players at Aston Villa after his second stint at Wood's Canton.

Jimmy Hogan sets an example for players at Aston Villa after his second stint at Wood’s Canton.

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His father wanted him to become a priest. He who was born on October 16, 1882 and died 91 years later, loved to carry another good word around the world: that is football. Jimmy Hogan became a legend as a minor striker coach of the early 1900s in Burnley, Fulham, Swindon Town or even Bolton. A profession in which he coincidentally took over somewhat after the Wanderers’ tour in the Netherlands in 1910.

A native of Nelson in Lancashire, the route from Holland to Austria, Hungary, Germany, France, England, Scotland, but also will serve on the bench for four decades. Switzerland – With the national team, YB and twice LS. English exported football around the world; Hogan, he figured out a way to play while upsetting the traditional 2-3-5 that seemed completely irreplaceable, at least whatever the journalist had written.

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