Euro 2016: Roy Hodgson resigns after England’s embarrassing loss to Iceland

Roy Hodgson, who joined England four years ago, had his contract running until Euro 2016.

By: Reuters | Nice | Updated: June 28, 2016 8:51:08 am
england vs iceland, icelance vs england, eng vs ice, iceland england, roy hodgson, hodgson, euro 2016 results, euro 2016, football news, football Roy Hodgson was the manager of the England team for four years. (Source: 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.

“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.

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