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Twitter Reacts As Telegraph Sting Operation Lands Sam Allardyce In Hot, Hot Water

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)

England manager Sam Allardyce is in hot water this evening, after a sting operation by the Telegraph has unveiled him talking ill of players and his predecessor Roy Hodgson, and advising ‘agents’ how to get around FA rules. Among the lengthly investigation, some quotes stick out. Speaking about Gary Neville’s poor influence in the England camp: “So Gary was the …

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Lallana Seems Happier In Supporting Role For Club And Country

Adam Lallana’s goal in Trnava on Sunday evening, the first of Sam Allardyce’s England tenure, was long overdue on two counts. For a start, England had played over 180 minutes of competitive action against Slovakia this year without breaking the deadlock. But Lallana’s late, squirmed effort was also the 28-year old’s first goal for his country after a 26-game and three-year …

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Manchester United Defender Withdraws From England Squad

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has been removed from the England squad to take on Slovakia in Trnava on Sunday with the 21-year-old being given permission to return to his club by new England manager Sam Allardyce. Shaw was originally drafted into England’s 23 man squad for the Three Lions opening 2018 World Cup qualifier but was told on Saturday that he could return to …

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Allardyce Announces England Team Ahead Of Slovakia Test

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Sam Allardyce, manager of England looks on during an England training session at St George's Park on August 30, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

New England manager Sam Allardyce has announced his first team selection ahead of the opening game of their World Cup qualifying campaign with Slovakia in Trnava on Sunday. Allardyce has kept faith with eight of the team that were unceremoniously dumped out of Euro 2016 by Iceland. Joe Hart retains his position as England No. 1 despite his high-profile error in …

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England’s Wayne Rooney Confirms International Retirement After World Cup 2018

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Wayne Rooney of England talks during the England Press Conference at St George's Park on August 30, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will retire from international football after the current tournamenet cycle ends in just under two years’ time. The 30-year-old maade the announcement today when speaking to the media for the first time since being confirmed as Sam Allardyce’s captain for the next two years, explaining why he feels that …

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England: Sam Allardyce Names Michail Antonio In His First Squad As Manager

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - JULY 25: Newly appointed England manager Sam Allardyce poses after a press conference at St. George's Park on July 25, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has named his England squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Slovakia. The former Sunderland boss replaced Roy Hodgson as England manager after a disastrous European Championship campaign, and will be hoping that his own reign as Three Lions manager will be a lost more successful. With James Milner announcing his international retirement recently, one change was …

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Newcastle And Aston Villa Make £5m Bids For Tottenham Defender [Report]

COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 29: DeAndre Yedlin #12 of Tottenham Hotspur warms up prior to facing the MLS All-Stars during the 2015 AT&T Major League Soccer All-Star game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 29, 2015 in Commerce City, Colorado. The MLS All-Stars defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tottenham defender DeAndre Yedlin’s days at White Hart Lane look to be numbered. The 23-year-old has been attracting attention the lower regions of the Premier League and Championship, and sources today have reported that said interest has become more concrete. The Daily Mail are alleging that Newcastle United and Aston Villa have come to Tottenham with firm £5m offers for …

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England: Allardyce Could Bring In Surprise Defensive Addition Ahead Of Slovakia Game [Report]

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - JULY 25: Newly appointed England manager Sam Allardyce poses after a press conference at St. George's Park on July 25, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

After England’s disconcerting run at the European Championships and eventual loss to Iceland (a country that has the same population as the city of Leicester), Roy Hodgson’s decision to step down from management was inevitable. Alongside the familiar feeling of disappointment in England’s international performances, betting sites were quick to strike up a list of potential new candidates for the job. …

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Six Potential Candidates For Sam Allardyce’s England Captaincy

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: John Terry of England shouts instructions during the international friendly match between England and Belgium at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has confirmed that he will name his England captain on Wednesday. The new manager made the delcaration as he prepares to name his first international squad ahead of next month’s World Cup qualifier in Slovakia. While there is a strong possibility that incumbent Wayne Rooney will be kept on in the role, Allardyce’s surprisingly non-committal stance on the …

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Manchester United Striker Set To Be Left Out Of Sam Allardyce’s First England Squad

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - JULY 30: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Manchester United and Galatasaray at Ullevi on July 30, 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford will need to start featuring regularly for Manchester United under José Mourinho if he is to continue playing for England in the short-term. New England manager Sam Allardyce will name his first squad on Sunday for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Slovakia, and has hinted that Rashford will not be included. Speaking to BBC …

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Sunderland Star Defender Hands In Transfer Request

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - JULY 27: Lamine Kone of Sunderland meets fans during the pre-season friendly match between Dijon FCO and Sunderland AFC at Stade Camille-Fournier on July 27, 2016 in Evian-les-Bains, France. (Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

Sunderland defender Lamine Koné has tonight issued a statement asking to leave the club. The Ivory Coast international as been the subject of a bid from Premier League rivals Everton, believed to be in the region of £18m, in recent days, but the transfer request is (apparently) not in relation to that, rather a withdrawn contract offer from his current …

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