England manager Sam Allardyce exposed in newspaper sting
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England manager Sam Allardyce exposed in newspaper sting

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London: Sam Allardyce`s reign as England manager came to a humiliating end on Tuesday as he departed after just 67 days in charge following his controversial comments in a newspaper sting.

Allardyce`s reign was sensationally brought to a close as he paid the price for indiscreetly talking with undercover Daily Telegraph reporters posing as Far East businessmen.

The 61-year-old was secretly filmed giving advice on how to circumnavigate transfer rules, criticised the FA`s decision to rebuild Wembley and mocked his England predecessor Roy Hodgson.

Allardyce, appointed England manager in July on a £3 million ($3.9 mn, 3.5 mn euros)-a-year contract, also agreed to travel to Singapore and Hong Kong as an ambassador for their fictitious firm for a fee of £400,000.

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