England boss Hodgson admits British Olympics success has added pressure

England coach Roy Hodgson admits the successful London Olympics has placed pressure on his players.

Fifteen of the Team GB medallists at this summer's games will be presented to the crowd at half-time.

Hodgson said: "They have been such a success for the nation. It is terrific they can come and be paraded at the game tomorrow.

"It is nice for us to see the British people are still prepared to get behind their athletes.

"We as a sporting nation have profited enormously from the Olympic Games.

"It is important now that, in our individual sports, we try to keep some of that spirit going and try to tap in to what is a great interest in the English public in top level sport."

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