The shock of missing out on a first major championship since the 1994 World Cup had not had time to sink in before McClaren was booted out of his job by a unanimous vote of the Football Association board.
"I feel I have let the fans down and the country down," said McClaren. "I knew that if we didn´t qualify that would put the board in a difficult position."
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