Roy Hodgson resigned after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland

NICE, France (Reuters) – England soccer coach Roy Hodgson resigned after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland saw his team knocked out of the European Championship at the round of 16 stage on Monday.Google+

Football Soccer - England v Iceland - EURO 2016 - Round of 16 - Stade de Nice, Nice, France - 27/6/16 England head coach Roy Hodgson REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Livepic
Football Soccer – England v Iceland – EURO 2016 – Round of 16 – Stade de Nice, Nice, France – 27/6/16
England head coach Roy Hodgson
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“My contract was always going to be up after this tournament. I would have loved to have stayed on another two years, but now it is time for someone else to take over this group of players,” he told a news conference.

(Reporting by John Geddie; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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