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England Training- EURO 2016

England determined to avoid an embarrassing slip-up against Iceland

Perhaps the best way to sum up the potential dangers for Roy Hodgson and his team is to imagine the reaction if Iceland – a country, we have learned in the past few days, with more volcanoes than professional footballers – were to produce the most unexpected result so far of Euro 2016 and where it would rank in the list of ignominious results England will never be allowed to live down.

Great Britain's Adam Gemili (C) wins 200m final from Danny Talbot (L)

Adam Gemili enjoys ‘best feeling’ after qualifying for 200m in Rio

Adam Gemili described it as the “best feeling in the world” after straining to a narrow victory in the men’s 200m at the UK trials. There were smiles, too, for Danny Talbot, a hair’s breadth behind in second, who also secured his Olympic place. But at least one top British sprinter will shortly find his Rio ambitions shattered after a day of intrigue and drama in Birmingham.