Big Sam, England Manager Big Sam Allardyce gave his first press conference as England manager today, having been announced as Roy Hodgson’s successor by the FA last week. The former Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland boss looked like the cat that got the cream as he sat proudly in front of the press. […]
London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce said Monday that he was “very proud” to be named England manager and felt confident that he “fitted the chair”. The 61-year-old Englishman — who succeeds Roy Hodgson, who stepped down after England lost to...Show More Summary
Gary Neville & Roy Hodgson during England’s humiliating defeat to Iceland A disastrous season for Gary Neville Former Manchester United full back Gary Neville experienced a disastrous campaign in 2016/2017 despite some more excellent work on Sky Sports, particularly on Monday Night Football. Neville failed dismally as Valencia coach before playing his role in England’s […]
After the disappointment of Euro 2012, World Cup in 2014 and Euro 2016, Roy Hodgson’s position as England manager had become untenable. If anything, he had been given too long a rope. The team’s tactics were confused and difficult to fathom. Show More Summary
Former Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce has been named as England manager by the Football Association (FA). Allardyce becomes the permanent successor to Roy Hodgson after he resigned following England’s Euro 2016 exit at the last-16 stage. The 61-year-old’s first game in charge will be a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on September 4.
England’s new manager Sam Allardyce Sam Allardyce is England Manager On Friday afternoon Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce (AKA “Big Sam”) was appointed the new manager of England, following the recent departure of Roy Hodgson. The 61-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn and West Ham manager signed a two year contract with the FA, which will take […]
Sam Allardyce was confirmed as the new England manager on Friday, penning a deal as Roy Hodgson's successor following the Three Lions' humiliation at Euro 2016. The FA announced the news: Allardyce said: "I am extremely honoured to be appointed England manager especially as it is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted. Show More Summary
England manager Roy Hodgson quit after his team was knocked out of the Euro round of 16 by plucky Iceland , two years after his unimaginative tactics and poor squad selection saw England finish at the bottom of their group at the 2014 World Cup. According to Sky Sports, the FA have found Hodgson’s replacement: Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce. Read more...
London (AFP) – Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn claimed on Wednesday that the new England manager won’t be a “short-term mercenary”. Glenn is on a three-man panel tasked with finding a replacement for Roy Hodgson and the group have so far formally interviewed Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce and Hull City manager Steve Bruce. Show More Summary
London (AFP) – AFP Sports looks at the five leading candidates for the England manager’s job vacated by Roy Hodgson when he resigned after losing to Iceland at Euro 2016 (according to the bookmakers): Sam Allardyce (Sunderland) oddsShow More Summary
BBC Sport looks at six of the potential candidates to replace Roy Hodgson as the manager of England after a disastrous Euro 2016 campaign.
England's pitiful UEFA European Championship run came to an abrupt end as they crashed to a 2-1 defeat to Iceland in the last 16, with an inquest into the Three Lions' demise prompted by Roy Hodgson 's resignation shortly after—the former...Show More Summary
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is yet to be contacted by the FA about succeeding Roy Hodgson as England boss.
Arsene Wenger is "top of the list" of the candidates the Football Association (FA) wants to talk to about taking over from Roy Hodgson to become the England manager, the Telegraph reports. Wenger's current contract with Arsenal — where he has been for twenty years — is up next season. Show More Summary
London (AFP) – Former England assistant coach Gary Neville has blasted reports he fell out with Roy Hodgson during Euro 2016. The Observer newspaper reported on Sunday that then England manager Hodgson and Neville had disagreed over tactics during the tournament which ended for England when they suffered a humiliating loss to Iceland in the last 16. Show More Summary
This wasn't a Roy Hodgson -style exit, but ultimately the same result was coming, and right there he knew: It was time. "I have more or less decided," Vicente del Bosque said succinctly. Spain had just been defeated by Italy in Paris...Show More Summary
London (AFP) – Former England manager Glenn Hoddle said Sunday he would be interested in talking to the Football Association (FA) about taking over from Roy Hodgson after the team’s Euro 2016 exit to Iceland. Hoddle, 58, previously held the position from 1996 to 1999 when he was sacked following comments he made about disabled people. Show More Summary
Neville denies Hodgson rift Did Gary Neville and Roy Hodgson fall out at Euro 2016? Ever since England’s humiliating Euro 2016 exit at the hands of Iceland, the English media have been at pains to find a scapegoat. For much of the past week, Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling has been pinpointed for his poor form […]
Arsenal Arsene Wenger & England Arsene Wenger & England Could this be one of those rare occasions in football when a win/win appears in the transfer market? England are in need of a new manager after Roy Hodgson quit following the harrowing Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland in the last 16. In the days since […]
England are out of Euro 2016, humiliated by their round-of-16 defeat to Iceland on Monday. The postmortem has begun, with the biggest question mark surrounding just who will replace Roy Hodgson at the helm of the national team. It’sShow More Summary