Hodgson, preparing for tomorrow night's Europa League visit of Roma, confirmed that both countries had made tentative approaches but that he had rejected them both.
Hodgson, the former Switzerland coach, said 'It's very nice to be mentioned in terms of both jobs and I would be lying if I said I didn't know about them.
Damien Duff admits it was a no-brainer to move to Fulham'But I made it clear that I have a contract at Fulham at this moment in time and I am happy to honour that contract. So there was no point in them taking it any further.'
Hodgson began his managerial career with Halmstad in 1976. The 62-year-old also had a five-year spell at Malmo and a two-year stint at Orebro.