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England team home after defeat

The England team has returned home following their Euro 2012 defeat against Italy. Earlier Steven Gerrard told reporters at a press conference he "loved" the experience of being England captain and he intends to carry on in the role.

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Roy Hodgson: 'Our dreams are shattered'

"It's very difficult today to be positive because we are still so disappointed at not going through to the semi-final," said Roy Hodgson.

"We had our dreams and when your dreams are shattered, you can't put too positive a spin on it."

He added that he hoped the way the team had performed and behaved would set a platform for future tournaments.

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