Joey Barton reacts strongly on Twitter to England exit

Burnley's Joey Barton

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joey Barton criticises Roy Hodgson and shares his appreciation of Chelsea-bound Italy boss Antonio Conte.

Burnley's Joey Barton

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to England’s exit from the Euro 2016 finals.

The former Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers man has criticised Roy Hodgson for not showing enough passion on the touchline.

Barton, who joined Rangers in the summer transfer window on a free after leaving Premier League-bound Burnley at the end of the 2015-16 season, has also shared his appreciation of Italy head coach Antonio Conte, who will take charge of Chelsea after the 2016 European Championship is over.

England lost 2-1 to Iceland in the last 16 of the Euro 2016 on Monday evening, while earlier in the day, Italy got the better of Spain 2-0.

Conte showed a lot of passion on the touchline, while Hodgson looked lost and was quite quiet.

England manager Roy Hodgson

Italy head coach Antonio Conte

Hodgson resigned from his position as the England head coach right after the Three Lions’ defeat to Iceland on Monday evening.

It will be interesting to see who is now appointed the Three Lions’ boss. Perhaps Glenn Hoddle? Or Gareth Southgate?

Burnley's Joey Barton

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