I Won't Resign, Says Defiant England Boss Roy Hodgson

England have suffered two crushing blows in the FIFA World Cup 2014. Despite staring at humiliation, coach Roy Hodgson says his disappointment does not mean he feels he should resign.

updated: June 20, 2014 08:22 IST
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Long walk to nowhere: Roy Hodgson says he does not feel the need for his resignation.


England boss Roy Hodgson on Thursday said he had no intention of resigning despite steering his team to the brink of their worst World Cup performance in 56 years.

But the "devastated" Hodgson conceded his employers the Football Association could rethink his position following his team's 2-1 loss to Uruguay. (Match report | Match highlights)

"I'm bitterly disappointed, of course, but I don't feel I need to resign, no," 66-year-old Hodgson told British broadcaster ITV. "On the other hand, if the FA think I'm not the right man to do the job..."

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