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England manager – the best or worst job?

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016 Venue: France Date: 10 June – 10 July Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC 5 live sports extra and BBC Radio Wales. Plus the BBC Sport website and app The Football Association has started its search for a new England manager – the 12th man to ...

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Southgate does not want England job

England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate has no interest in succeeding Roy Hodgson as boss of the senior national team. The 45-year-old has not been offered the role or spoken to the Football Association since the weekend. Hodgson resigned after four years in charge following the shock Euro 2016 last-16 defeat by Iceland on Monday. The FA was considering Southgate in ...

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Is English football beyond redemption?

The England squad touched down in rainy Luton this week less than 24 hours after arguably the worst result in their nation’s history. This is how England’s football campaigns now conclude – at regional airports amidst an atmosphere of blame, resignations and a post-mortem over where it all went wrong. There were no cheering fans nor an open top bus ...

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Newsbeat announces EU vote on EastEnders

Newsbeat announced the EU referendum result and England’s Euro 2016 exit in Tuesday’s episode of EastEnders. Danny Dyer, Kellie Bright and Ted Reilly filmed a new scene on Tuesday, which was then slotted into the show. The soap is usually filmed weeks in advance, but the Carter family surprised many fans by talking about current events. The scene opened with ...

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'England lacking mentally & tactically'

Media playback is not supported on this device Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker says England “lack mental strength” and are “not technically good enough” to be successful in major tournament football. England were knocked out of Euro 2016 at the last-16 stage after a shock 2-1 defeat by Iceland on Monday. Manager Roy Hodgson resigned immediately after the ...

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FA considers Southgate for interim job

The Football Association is prepared to make Gareth Southgate interim England manager for the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign as it begins a global search for Roy Hodgson’s successor. Hodgson resigned after four years as manager following the humiliating Euro 2016 last-16 loss to Iceland in Nice on Monday. FA chief executive Martin Glenn, sitting alongside an emotional ...

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'England damaged by Euro 2016 failure'

Roy Hodgson says England’s 2-1 loss to Iceland and exit from Euro 2016 has caused long term “damage” to the team. Hodgson, who resigned after Monday’s game, said he took “full responsibility” for the defeat. He apologised to fans but repeatedly questioned why he had to attend a news conference on Tuesday. “One particularly bad game has caused a lot ...

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Social media laughs at England's defeat

It’s only been a few hours since England were knocked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland, ranked 34 in the world, but the jokes and memes are well underway. This one’s good. “An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a bar… to watch Wales play in the quarter-finals.” Boom boom. And after the UK’s vote to leave the ...

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Press stunned as Iceland engineer “Brexit II”

“Of course, Viking conquests of England are nothing new.” For Iceland’s Reykjavik Grapevine newspaper, the result was not a big surprise. History was on their side. Throughout Euro 2016, the newspaper has provided coverage of Iceland’s sparkling campaign, which is rivalled only by the breathless TV commentary of Gummi Ben. Even before a ball was kicked, Iceland was ready for ...

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Iceland facts you don't want to know

England fans beware. This article isn’t going to make you feel any better. It’s being called the most embarrassing defeat in English sporting history: Iceland 2 – 1 England. The players are on their way home, Roy Hodgson has resigned and there are a lot of unhappy faces around the country. So how about the team that knocked England out? ...

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'Southgate & Hoddle right for England'

Gareth Southgate and Glenn Hoddle are the right men to take England forward after Roy Hodgson’s resignation as manager, says ex-captain Alan Shearer. Hodgson, 68, stepped down after four years in charge following a 2-1 defeat by Iceland in the last 16 of Euro 2016. “Southgate fits the FA’s remit and he’s done a very good job with the Under-21s,” ...

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Who could be the next England manager?

England are out of Euro 2016 and Roy Hodgson has quit as manager. The 68-year-old resigned immediately after his side lost 2-1 to Iceland. And it looks like England Under-21 boss Gareth Southgate is the early favourite with the bookmakers to replace him. But who do the fans want? Eddie Howe The Bournemouth manager has led the club to the ...

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