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Opinion: England Were Weak-Willed And Led By A Clueless Manager

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Players of England reacts after the UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16 football match between Iceland and England at Stade de Nice in Nice, France on June 27, 2016. (Photo by Evrim Aydin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

England’s Euro 2016 campaign can only be described as shambolic, from start to finish. There are no positives to be taken from that, other than the knowledge that is patently how a team should not go about participating in a tournament. As the Icelandic players fell to the ground in celebration last night, there could be no anger from the …

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Don’t Blame Foreigners – England’s Problems Are English

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Even before Damir Skomina blew the full-time whistle, the jokes had begun. “Only England could manage to leave Europe twice in one week,” was the gag of choice on Monday night.  By now it’s tired. In many ways however, the frustration of Brexit has mirrored that of ‘Björkxit’. Ricky Gervais was perhaps the most succinct in his summary of the …

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Ex-Manchester United Star Wants To Be Part Of New England Setup

GRAZ, AUSTRIA - MAY 30: England captain Rio Ferdinand waits to lead the team out during the International Friendly match between Japan and England at the UPC-Arena on May 30, 2010 in Graz, Austria. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

The fallout from England’s disastrous Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland continues, and one former Manchester United and England player wants to be part of the new era. Rio Ferdinand, working as a pundit on BBC Sport throughout the tournament, has thrown his hat into the ring to work alongside the next England manager, whomever that may be. Ferdinand hammered the …

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Arsenal Fans Seem To Have Found The Perfect Excuse To Get Rid Of Arsene Wenger [Best Tweets]

Last night, England suffered what was perhaps their most embarrassing defeat in their long footballing history.  Immediately after the game (a 2-1 defeat to Iceland), Roy Hodgson announced his retirement from the national side stating that he was “extremely disappointed” with the result and ultimately, England’s exit from the competition. Such is the pace of English media, moments after the retirement …

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Roy Hodgson Has Resigned As England Manager

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on during the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Rory Hodgson has resigned as England manager, following the Three Lions’ loss to Iceland in Euro 2016. BREAKING: Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager after losing to Iceland in #EURO2016 round of 16 — Planet Fútbol (@si_soccer) June 27, 2016 Hodgson: ‘They’ve done everything that’s been asked of them’. What the fuck was the question? — Ian Prior (@ianprior) June …

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Joey Barton Launches Astonishing Attack On England’s Raheem Sterling

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JUNE 01: Raheem Sterling of England looks on during an England training session at London Colney on June 1, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Never one to shy away from an opinion, Joey Barton has been giving his thoughts on England’s performances at Euro 2016. In particular, the outspoken Rangers midfielder has been discussing Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, and his appraisal of the £49m man has not exactly been glowing. Writing in his column for French publication L’Équipe today (in quotes carried by the …

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Twitter Reacts To Roy Hodgson’s Decision To Start Raheem Sterling [Reports]

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The Guardian, Telegraph, Express, Mirror, Daily Mail and ESPN have all reported that Raheem Sterling will replace Adam Lallana in an attacking three alongside Harry Kane and Daniel Sturridge against Iceland tonight. It is safe to say that, whether England fans are pleased or otherwise, Raheem Sterling will start in Nice. Some were apprehensive, others in disbelief and the select …

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Opinion: No Route To Success For England With Hodgson In Charge

While some pundits and fans have tried to highlight positives in England’s performance so far at Euro 2016, the truth is that they have generally been miserable. There is no doubt that England have some talented players but you’ve got to feel that Roy Hodgson’s seemingly indecisive nature is holding them back, and it looks like it will cost England dearly …

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England Team News: Rooney Out As Hodgson Makes Six Changes For Slovakia Clash

LENS, FRANCE - JUNE 16: Wayne Rooney of England in action during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between England and Wales at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on June 16, 2016 in Lens, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

As had been expected since news broke last night, England captain Wayne Rooney has been named among the substitutes for tonight’s final Euro 2016 Group B game against Slovakia. The Manchester United player is replaced by Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere in one of six changes for tonight’s game. CONFIRMED: The official #ThreeLions teamsheet for tonight’s #Euro2016 clash with #SVK#TogetherForEngland pic.twitter.com/Bd41pH0Abw — …

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Analysis: What Are England’s Options If Hodgson Fails Again?

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Fingers, toes and and all other traversable body parts will be well and truly crossed at the FA as England begin a third international tournament under Roy Hodgson. Not necessarily in the hope of victory but certainly in the hope that failure, for the first time, is avoided. What can be deemed success at a tournament where only eight of 24 teams will …

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