Wayne Rooney: 'Roy Hodgson came in and said he's gone and not doing any press - I said he HAD to... that loss was a low moment in my career'

Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard applaud England fans
Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard bowed out of the competition

Wayne Rooney has opened up on England’s horrendous Euro 2016 campaign, where the Three Lions were dumped out the competition by minnows Iceland. 

After coming second in their group, below Wales but ahead of Slovakia and Russia, England advanced to the Round of 16 where they were seeded against the nation.

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.