'I'm feeling an awful lot of pressure' - cyclists react to England's Euro 2016 exit

Chris Froome and other cyclists react to England's 2-1 defeat to Iceland in the last-16 of the European Championships

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

There was another entry made to the 'English sporting failures' page on Wikipedia last night as the national football team went down 2-1 to lowly Iceland - a country that has more volcanos than professional footballers.

Of course, the best place to go when the chips are down is Twitter, where the backlash against the manager and players was in full force.  Within the criticisms of the several levels of ineptitude shown on the pitch there was your usual slice of humour that can only be produced on Twitter.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.