Kevin Keegan: "Can he stay on after that defeat to Blackburn? In one word, yes, of course he can.
"The opportunity comes at Manchester United to get back on track.
"It's a tough one. Liverpool are a big club, big expectation, underperformed over a number of years - way before Roy Hodgson went in there.
"The decline at Liverpool has not just happened in the past three to six months. It's been going on for a period of time.
"They've got to give him time but it's the one thing you don't get, as we all know. The clock ticks on the wall and managers don't get time.
"They thought he was right four months ago and he did a great job at Fulham, so they've got to back him.
"They chose him - they've got to back him."
John Barnes: "You know what football's like. It's results driven and pick up some results and the tide changes.
"As much as Liverpool aren't doing well now, if they put some results together, beat Manchester United in the FA Cup, hopefully, and then do well, things change.
"But in football, generally speaking, if you lose, you're going to be under pressure, particularly at a big club."
However ... in yesterday's poll on this webside, 60.6% of voters claim Hodgson will be the next Premiership boss to get the sack.