Butland wants Pearce to stay on

It says it all how we got here, the way we played, the structure and organisation we had.

There is no-one else to blame [but the players]. It is the same group of players - it us that have not performed.

For a legend of the game like Stuart Pearce, it is difficult to apologise, but there is no-one else to blame but the players.

We were on the pitch, I hope he stays in the job.

He works extremely hard and does everything necessary to make sure we are successful and gives us all the right tools. I really do hope he stays.

– England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland