Ince: We failed to turn up
England Under-21s simply failed to turn up at the European Championships, according to Thomas Ince. The Young Lions came into the tournament on a run of nine successive wins without conceding, but last night they saw their fate secured with a game to spare. Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to Italy was followed up yesterday by an embarrassing 3-1 loss to Norway, meaning Stuart Pearce's side face hosts Israel knowing they cannot make it out of Group A.
"But we didn't turn up, we were disappointing again and we have to look at the mistakes we made. Ince missed the opener in Tel Aviv through suspension and was one of few England players to come out of last night's defeat to Norway with any credit.
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