England's shock Euro 2016 exit - what the pundits said

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The pundits around the TV and radio stations understandably had plenty to say after England's European Championship campaign was cut short by Iceland following a 20-1 win in the last-16.

We take a look at what some of them said.

Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer
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"After the three group games I didn't think England were good enough," the former England skipper told BBC's Match Of The Day. "It looked to me as if Roy was making it up as he was going along. He didn't have a system, he didn't know his best players, we were tactically inept, we had players in the squad who didn't deserve to be in the squad. How on earth can he pick Jack Wilshere? He hasn't played 90 minutes for over a year, played 141 minutes in a season. How on earth can he be deemed fit enough or good enough to represent England? Raheem Sterling, he's put his neck on the line for him and he hasn't performed, hasn't been playing for his team. Harry Kane on corners in the first game, the list is endless. From start to finish has been pretty hopeless. Our players caved tonight, I thought the manager caved as well."

Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand
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"It's embarrassing to be honest. If you get into a tournament and you don't know your best team or your best formation you're running into trouble and it was proven in all the games we played. We just got past Wales with seconds to go and didn't beat all the other teams that on paper we should have put aside easily. I was excited by this England team going into the tournament and I think I was led up the garden path a little bit because qualifying was so easy. I didn't expect us to win this tournament and I didn't say we were ever going to have a chance of winning it but I thought we'd come out of this tournament with a little bit of positivity. Absolutely gone, bereft of ideas."

Lee Dixon

ITV Sport pundits Ian Wright and Lee Dixon (right)
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"He (Hodgson) has done the right thing (resigning)," Dixon told ITV. "From his point of view, but also the team's point of view. He couldn't have taken the team any further. He's a lovely guy, honourable. (But) from a coaching point of view, there were glaring errors there from the set-pieces, etc, which weren't taken care of. It was just abject. There was no organisation, there was no speed, the organisation of letting a goal in from a throw-in: there was little attention to detail."

Ian Wright

Ian Wright
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"It was an abject performance from the boys, but the preparation in what Iceland do was pretty obvious. We were found wanting in that respect. (Hodgson) said 'They've been fantastic', which is a nice thing to say, but they've not been fantastic. I'd go with Gareth Southgate, what he's done for the England Under-21s. We've done the foreign manager (route), and as good as they've been in previous jobs, they've done nothing for us."

Glenn Hoddle

Television pundit Glenn Hoddle
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"I'm not surprised. He did it with dignity. It's the right timing, with his contract coming to an end, and the way we played in this game. It's the right decision. He's done it with dignity and it just hasn't worked out for him. There's not much else he can say - he's resigned and the FA can move on, I'm sure. That will start in the coming weeks. It's a sad moment. You don't like to see any England manager moving on, but it's the right timing. It was very lacklustre, there was no movement, not enough options on the ball. Iceland deserved their win."

Steve McClaren

Steve McClaren
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"They've not been good enough tonight, not at all," the former England manager told Sky Sports News. "The repercussions of this are going to be absolutely enormous."

Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher
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"It was a shambolic performance, especially second half. Obviously it didn't go right for us in the first half - that's where the mistakes were for the two goals. But for the group of players to not have any sort of clue what to do on the pitch in that situation, to completely panic, we didn't have too many chances, people were doing stupid things with the ball... I don't think I can remember a game as bad as that."

Chris Waddle

ESPN commentators Jon Champion (left) and Chris Waddle (right)
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Speaking on BBC Radio Five Live, he said: "The best player going forward for England was (Marcus) Rashford and what did he play, five minutes?" he told BBC Radio Five Live. "He took the ball, he ran at defenders, he committed himself... If he does that in training and you play a guy who's got no confidence, why doesn't he start Rashford? To me, they (Iceland) are an honest, genuine 1980s football team; 4-4-2, not bothered about possession, hit the ball forward, set-pieces, old school. England can't deal with that. They may say they drew with Portugal, but Portugal had six or seven chances compared to England's one. England don't even have the chance to say when they walk off the field, 'we were sloppy in front of goal again'. You weren't, you didn't even create anything, nothing."

Alan Smith

Sky Sports presenters Geoff Shreeves (right) and Alan Smith
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"I don't think there's an obvious candidate and that's a problem for the FA as I don't think they want to go down the road of a foreign manager again and I don't want them to. I think it goes against the principle of international football. We tried it and it didn't work. Roy obviously had to go as did his coaching staff. The talk of Gareth Southgate taking over maybe, whether that would be long-term or short-term I don't know. There's not anybody out there that would fit the bill. I think there are only three or four English managers in the Premier League with Sean Dyche coming up to join the other three so it's a big problem for the FA."