Now that England have officially been eliminated from the World Cup in Brazil, it’s time for them to start looking towards their next big tournament – Euro 2016.

All eyes will be on the England  manager Roy Hodgson and his staff to put together a squad capable of performing better than they did in their three games over the last two weeks.

Former England centre-back Rio Ferdinand said in a recent interview that the most important thing is going further in the tournament, but added that the future looks bright for England going forward.

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Ferdinand, speaking to promote the launch of EA SPORTS UFC said: “I’d like us to get further in the tournament, I think that’s important.

“Everyone is crying out in this country for us to go further in the tournament and we need to find a way to do that and that’s with the FA on down to the manager and staff to put that in place and I think we can use the experience of this tournament to do that.

“If we take it and use it going forward, then you’ve got a chance. I think if we take everything from it, the good and the bad, then I think it will be worthwhile.”

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