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The Fall of Sam Allardyce

1 October, 2016 12:00 AM printer

The Fall of Sam Allardyce


May be Sam Allardyce could turn to movies instead after a newspaper’s undercover investigation brought down the England manager.
The man tasked with restoring some pride to the Three Lions after their disastrous European Championship campaign left his post by mutual agreement with the Football Association after one match and 67 days in charge.
Allardyce, 61, was caught on camera negotiating a deal worth £400,000 to represent a Far East firm, and also explaining how to circumvent third party transfer rules. Summoned to FA headquarters to explain himself, Allardyce left in the early evening and a short while later the FA released a statement in which it said he was no longer manager of the England team after his “inappropriate” conduct.