A couple of typical Hodgson quotes in today’s Express.

He’s rather non-committal on whether facing the FA Cup finalists will be a good thing.

It worked for us last time so I suppose it is a good omen, if you believe in them.

I had a discussion with my wife about whether they are positive or negative. Signs might be a better word. You know the [James Taylor] song Carolina in My Mind [with the lyric] ‘Signs that might be omens…’?

If you don’t, have a listen.