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Gary Neville Explains Why England Brought Jack Wilshere To Euro 2016 Ahead Of Danny Drinkwater

SAINT-ETIENNE, FRANCE - JUNE 20: Jack Wilshire of England and Peter Pekarik of Slovakia compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between Slovakia and England at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on June 20, 2016 in Saint-Etienne, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Among the more controversial calls from then-England manager Roy Hodgson for his Euro 2016 squad was the decision to select Jack Wilshere ahead of Danny Drinkwater. Wilshere barely played 100 minutes of football last season, while Drinkwater had just had the campaign of his life as he played a pivotal role in Leicester’s Premier League title win. Nonetheless, the Arsenal …

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Arsene Wenger Makes Massive Announcement About His Future

Arsene Wenger has yet to indicate whether or not he will remain in charge at Arsenal. There are two major discussion points at the Emirates stadium at the moment. The first centres around the contract negotiations of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, and the second concerns the long term future of Arsene Wenger at the club. Although the Frenchman recently celebrated …

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Aston Villa Confirm The Sacking Of Manager Roberto Di Matteo

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 16: Roberto Di Matteo, Manager of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Huddersfield Town at Villa Park on August 16, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Aston Villa have this morning confirmed that they have parted company with manager Roberto Di Matteo. The move to fire Di Matteo comes in the wake of the side’s 2-0 defeat to Preston North end t the  weekend – to make in no wins from nine (or one from eleven if you prefer) Championship games since taking over. A statement …

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The List Of Candidates To Be The Next England Manager Has Been Reduced To Three [Report]

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Gareth Southgate the manager of England U21's looks on during a training session at St Georges Park on September 5, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

For the second time in less than three months, England find themselves without a national team manager. Sam Allardyce’s ignominious resignation earlier this week has left the FA scrambling around to find a new man to lead the side into the next World Cup in 2018. In the meantime, under-21 manager Gareth Southgate has been entrusted with the responsibility of …

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Opinion: Big Sam – The Last Of The Great Football Characters

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

After sixty seven days, one victory, one pint of wine and a Chinese Sam Allardyce’s reign as England manager has ended in ignominy. When Big Sam was appointed just over two months ago there was that feeling of inevitability that he was not the man to rejuvenate the fortunes of the English national side much like Roy Hodgson and Steve …

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The Starting XI England Boss Gareth Southgate Should Play Against Malta

UHERSKE HRADISTE, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUNE 18: England manager Gareth Southgate looks on during the UEFA Under21 European Championship 2015 Group B match between England and Portugal at Mestsky Fotbalovy Stadium on June 18, 2015 in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Whether Gareth Southgate likes it or not, he will be the England manager for the foreseeable future. The former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender was suddenly promoted (temporarily) this week when Sam Allardyce resigned under something of a cloud, and while he has previously distanced himself from the role, he now finds himself in charge of the national side for …

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Opinion: Allardyce’s Arrogant Devotion To The ‘Big Sam’ Persona Destroyed His England Dream

BOLTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Former England manager Sam Allardyce speaks to the media as he leaves his family home on September 28, 2016 in Bolton, England. Allardyce left his position as the national football manager after only one match in charge following allegations made by a national newspaper. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce’s assertion that ‘entrapment’ was a key factor in England departure was true to an extent, but his inability to kick an old habit was key to his downfall. After the 1-0 victory in Slovakia earlier this month, now remembered as Allardyce’s only match in charge of the national team, the former manager revealed that he attributed the win …

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FA Set To Approach Arsène Wenger For England Job, Again [Report]

The FA is currently scrambling to appoint another new England manager following the departure of new boss Sam Allardyce yesterday. Top of their hastily collated list is none other than Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger. Wenger was widely reported to be the number one choice for the job during the summer following the resignation of Roy Hodgson post-Euro 2016. However, with …

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Watch: Sam Allardyce Reacts To Losing His Job As England Manager

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

English football has been thrown into turmoil once again as Sam Allardyce has lost his job as national team manager after just 67 days in charge. The reasons for Allardyce’s abrupt departure, widely known at this point, were such that his conduct did not fit in with the association’s ethos, and in a statement last night the FA said: “This is …

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Opinion: The Sam Allardyce Debacle Leaves A Real Sour Taste

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 03: Manager Sam Allardyce rubs his forehead as he inspects the pitch prior to the FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group F match against Slovakia at City Arena on September 3, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce is no longer England football manager. After a 24 hour debacle, Alllardyce’s position became untenable as he was caught on camera to be helping undercover personalities on how to find loopholes around third-party ownership in football transfers. Big Sam was wrong and has paid the ultimate price, but this whole story has so many dispicable elements to it.  …

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Up To Eight Premier League Managers Implicated In Emerging Transfer Scandal [Telegraph]

The Football Association is reeling following the sacking of England manager Sam Allardyce resulting from revelations about his conduct in relation to player transfer practices. Undercover reporters from The Telegraph recorded the former Sunderland manager revealing details on how to circumvent transfer regulations, and when news broke the FA promptly sacked Allardyce, making him the shortest reigning England manager in …

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Shane Lowry’s Tweet To Sam Allardyce Is Simply Fantastic

AALBORG, DENMARK - AUGUST 24: Shane Lowry of Ireland plays to the cameras after a fine second shot on the 18th hole during the Pro Am prior to the start of Made In Denmark at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort on August 24, 2016 in Aalborg, Denmark. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has this evening been sacked as England manager, after a sting operation last night revealed him talking ill of his predecessor Roy Hodgson, and advising businessmen on how to get around FA rules regarding player transfers. Irish golfer Shane Lowry, who hails from the Faithful County, is never one to be quiet on Twitter. Nor is he one …

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Sam Allardyce Will Resign As England Manager Tonight [Report]

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 03: Manager Sam Allardyce rubs his forehead as he inspects the pitch prior to the FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group F match against Slovakia at City Arena on September 3, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Last night, England football went into meltdown as the Telegraph released videos of Sam Allardyce advising businessmen on how to get around FA rules when it comes to player transfers. He was also seen mimicking his predecessor Roy Hodgson, as well as Gary Neville. Big Sam is expected to re-sign tonight, according to the Mail. ‘Big Sam’ was at the …

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The FA Could Be Set To Sack England Manager Sam Allardyce [Report]

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce is in big trouble tonight, after a investigative video from the Telegraph was released. The England manager was recorded offering businessmen advice on how to get around FA transfer rules, and his future at the helm of the Three Lions is in doubt. The FA have reportedly contacted the Telegraph about the allegations, and are considering his future in the role, with …

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