England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have “mutually agreed to terminate his contract,” one day after The Telegraph published the results of a hidden-camera investigation
in which Allardyce advises “businessmen” on how to get around third-party ownership rules. It isn’t a particularly damning investigation—The Telegraph didn’t publish evidence of any actual wrongdoing—and it seems just as likely that Big Sam was sacked for making intemperate (but true!) comments about the Football Association being rich and Wembley Stadium being a white elephant.
After 67 days in charge of the England team, Sam Allardyce has left by mutual agreement following newspaper allegations of conduct "inappropriate of the England manager".
And some other managers look like they'll be in trouble too. Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here. England manager Sam Allardyce is in trouble after he was caught on camera advising businessmen o...
Sam Allardyce leaves his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the FA after one match and 67 days in charge.
Allardyce's England tenure has ended after he was caught on camera explaining to people he thought were businessmen how to get around FA rules. Sam Allardyce and England have mutually agreed to part ways after the Three Lions boss w...