The former Inter Milan, Blackburn, Switzerland and Finland head coach replaced Lawrie Sanchez last month with a simple brief from owner Mohamed Al Fayed to save the Cottages from the drop.
But Hodgson, 60, arrived at the Reebok Stadium having presided over a disastrous run of three straight league defeats and a humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of League one side Bristol Rovers.
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