The Three Lions crashed out at the group stages at the 2014 World Cup as back-to-back defeats against Italy and Uruguay followed by a disappointing goalless draw against Costa Rica resulted in an early exit from Brazil without a win and just one point on the board.
He managed to stay on as manager despite a poor showing at the major tournament, however, the Football Association’s chief executive Martin Glenn has revealed the ex-Liverpool and Fulham boss will not have his contract extended with the national team should a repeat performance from last summer happen at the Euros:
“I have spoken to Roy,” Glenn said.
“The air didn’t really need clearing to be honest. I had a cup of coffee with him, which turned into a few drinks. We are all on the same page.”
“Roy is a really good manager and he would be the last person in the world who if – and I don’t think it will happen – but if we had a bad Euros, he would not expect to be kept on. He is a proud man,” Glenn added.
England currently top their group for Euro 2016 qualification by six points and have an 100 per cent record going into next month’s double header against minnows San Marino and second-placed Switzerland.
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