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FA Forced To Bin Thousands Of Sam Allardyce Quote T-Shirts They Planned To Give Away At Wembley

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Due to recent occurrences, the FA have been forced to ditch 4,000 t-shirts they were planning to give away to England fans at Wembley.

Indeed, the FA were hoping to stage a grand "homecoming celebration" for Sam Allardyce's first home game at Wembley against Malta next week, but have now shelved their plans for reasons we're hoping are abundantly obvious.

Retro Football: Graham Taylor Politely Enquires As To Whether England Are Able To Knock It, 1992 (Video)

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On the occasion of his 72nd birthday, Pies thought we'd offer a humble congratulatory salute to one of our favourite footballing nice guys, the one and onlyGraham Taylor.

Reluctant to swear as if his mother might be listening, Taylor was a naturally gentle man who never quite seemedau fait with the blunt'pubs and clubs'dialect of the oafish Proper Football Men™ surrounding him.

Sam Allardyce

Reports: The FA Want To Make Arsene Wenger The Next England Manager

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As you may have heard, England were all of a sudden relieved of their manager earlier this week when Sam Allardyce stepped down.

Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate has stepped manfully into the gaping maw for the time being, agreeing to take charge for the senior side's next four fixtures against Malta, Slovenia, Scotland and Spain respectively.

Walcott at the double as rampant Arsenal down Basel

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London (AFP) Arsenal showed why the Football Association can only dream of hiring Arsene Wenger to take charge of England as Theo Walcott's double inspired a swaggering 2-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The FA's decision to part ways with disgraced England manager Sam Allardyce on Tuesday triggered reports that Gunners boss Wenger is the governing body's top choice to become the national team's next permanent coach.

Walcott at the double as rampant Arsenal down Basel

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London (AFP) Arsenal showed why the Football Association can only dream of hiring Arsene Wenger to take charge of England as Theo Walcott's double inspired a swaggering 2-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The FA's decision to part ways with disgraced England manager Sam Allardyce on Tuesday triggered reports that Gunners boss Wenger is the governing body's top choice to become the national team's next permanent coach.

Klinsmann rules out England switch

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Los Angeles (AFP) Jurgen Klinsmann has ruled out a move for the vacant England manager's job, saying Wednesday he remained firmly focused on the United States' upcoming World Cup qualification campaign.

The US coach has been named in several reports as a potential candidate to succeed Sam Allardyce, who was ousted as England boss on Tuesday after just 67 days.

Klinsmann rules out England switch

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Los Angeles (AFP) Jurgen Klinsmann has ruled out a move for the vacant England manager's job, saying Wednesday he remained firmly focused on the United States' upcoming World Cup qualification campaign.

The US coach has been named in several reports as a potential candidate to succeed Sam Allardyce, who was ousted as England boss on Tuesday after just 67 days.

Sam Allardyce says favour to former Man Utd striker cost him England job

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WATCH: Sam Allardyce gives his reaction to his exit as @England manager. More here: https://t.co/NdKrQ26D1j #SSNHQ https://t.co/Doha6tMXrM ...

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‘Entrapment Has Won And I Have To Accept That’ – Sam Allardyce Faces Press For First Time Since England Dismissal (Video)

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Sam Allardyce has spokendirectly to the press for the first time since he was mutually sacked as England manager on Tuesday night.

Door-stepped outside his house in Bolton, the 61-year-old aireda few parting thoughts before darting off on holiday.

Asked if it would be his last job in management, Allardyce replied:"Who knows?

Ex-England manager Sam Allardyce admits ‘error of judgment’

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Bolton (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgment" on Wednesday after his career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

"Unfortunately it was an error of judgment... Entrapment has won on this occasion," he told journalists outside his home in Bolton, the morning after he was forced out of the job after 67 days.

Another fine mess at the F.A.

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Well, that did not last long.

Sam Allardyce may retire with a 100% record as English manager but his reputation is so sullied it is hard to see him going back into club management.

The egg is on the F.A.'s face of course for signing up a man already well-known as a bit of a wheeler-dealer.

Official: Sam Allardyce Resigns As England Manager

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It's been confirmed that Sam Allardyce has resigned his position as England manager in the wake of the bartering scandal that has enveloped him over the past day or so.

The FA can confirm that Sam Allardyce has left his position as @England manager.

Reports: Sam Allardyce Set To Be Sacked As England Manager By ‘Extremely Disturbed’ FA Chiefs

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Having only taken up the post 67 short days ago, it's being reported that Sam Allardyce is "set to be sacked" as England manager following accusations he used his position to barter over a £400,000 deal to advise a Far East firm on how to circumvent the FA's rules on player transfers.

The Times, whose chief football writer Henry Winter has reliable sources inside the England camp, reckon that the FA are gearing up to fire Allardyce.

The FA To Investigate New England Manager Sam Allardyce Over ‘£400,000 Deal’ Newspaper Sting

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He's only been in the job for five minutes and already the FA are investigating claims that Sam Allardyce used his role as England manager to pocket £400,000 in return for advice on how to work around FA player transfer rules.

The Telegraph report that they stung Allardyce in August before he'd even conducted his first training session as England boss by filming him negotiating a deal with a Far East firm looking to profit from the Premier League's transfer market.

Arsenal

Video: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger smirks at England job talk

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could not keep a straight face in a post-match interview after last night's win over Basel in the Champions...

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England to approach Wenger for the second time

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Arsene wenger has had multiple offers in the past to leave Arsenal for other clubs and even...

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Wenger coy over England links

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to completely rule out accepting a potential offer to take charge of England at the end of the season.

Wenger has been linked with the England job following the Football Association's decision to part company with Sam Allardyce on Tuesday.

Reports: Eight Other Premier League Managers Accused Of Being Open To ‘Illicit Bungs’

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As part of the continued fallout of the Telegraph sting that cost Sam Allardyce the England job, the journalists responsible have divulged that a further eight current and ex-Premier League managers were also open to taking bungs.

The bungs take the form of "illicit player payments" discussed in covertly recorded conversations, with the Telegraph subsequently passing on all relevant transcripts and evidence toboththe FA and to the police.

Sam Allardyce departs: 3 potential candidates for next England manager

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Sam Allardyce contract with The FA as the England manager has been terminated by mutual consent.

The 61-year-old was appointed as the national team manager in July and he has spent 67 days in his “dream job” and managed just one game for his nation, against Slovakia.

The search for the new England manager is set to begin soon and in the meantime, Gareth Southgate will be in charge of the senior team for the next four matches against Malta, Slovenia, Scotland and Spain.

Paul Pogba, Philippe Coutinho, Ozil… Names of the Premier League, week 6

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We're really into it now. Gameweek 6. The transfer window is a distant memory, it's raining and FIFA and PES are being released. The Premier League is starting to even out so who were the...

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Chelsea summer signings: Have Antonio Conte’s dealings made Chelsea a better team?

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by Molly Hudson At times being a Chelsea fan is like living in a washing machine; are we up, down or in a spin cycle? Perhaps this mirrors the life of the players at Stamford Bridge, from the youth...

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Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City: Game in 10 Tweets as Rooney-less United steamroll the champions

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The early game of the weekend saw Jose Mourinho's stuttering Manchester United take on the champions Leicester City, who have got some of their swagger back in recent weeks. The big pre-match...

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3 to See: AC Milan, Turkish derby and can Chelsea crash Arsenal’s party?

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Another weekend of football is almost upon us, and there is plenty to get excited about over the next few days. A lot of focus we be on Arsenal, with manager Arsene Wenger celebrating his 20th year...

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Meet John Dykes, the host of Goal Rush and star of Premier League Productions

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If you could pick one man who is the best example of how globalized soccer has become, it would be John Dykes.

Don't know his name? That's okay because most soccer fans in his own country of England don't either. But if you live in the United States, you'll know him as the voice of Goal Rush, the new but popular RedZone-like broadcast that airs on NBC Sports App on Saturdays from 10am to Noon ET.

Meet John Dykes, the host of Goal Rush and star of Premier League Productions

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If you could pick one man who is the best example of how globalized soccer has become, it would be John Dykes.

Don't know his name? That's okay because most soccer fans in his own country of England don't either. But if you live in the United States, you'll know him as the voice of Goal Rush, the new but popular RedZone-like broadcast that airs on NBC Sports App on Saturdays from 10am to Noon ET.

20 for 20: Twenty games that define Arsene Wenger’s 20 years at Arsenal

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What were you doing this time 20 years ago? Chances are your life has undergone a number of changes in that time. Maybe you grew up, left school, did a variety of odd jobs, got a degree, got married,...

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Kevin De Bruyne, Jordan Henderson, Islam Slimani… Names of the Premier League Weeks 4 and 5

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We've just seen week number 5 in the Premier League, and the nascent league table is starting to take shape. Manchester City are riding high and look nigh-on unbeatable, while a Manchester...

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Watford 3-1 Manchester United: Game in 11 Tweets as Mourinho loses three in a row

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Jose Mourinho took his side to Vicarage Road hoping he wouldn't suffer a third defeat in a row for the first time since his Porto days, but unfortunately for him and the Red Devils that is...

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Diego Costa, Benteke, Iheanacho… Who to pick for your Fantasy Premier League team in coming weeks

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We're heading into week five of the Premier League (and therefore the Fantasy Premier League). Hands up, who's totally lost faith in their fantasy management skills already? Never fear,...

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Southgate vows England ‘stability’ as Allardyce admits ‘judgement’ error

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate promised to bring some "stability" to the England set-up on Wednesday after Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgement" was behind his shock exit as the national side's manager.

Allardyce's one-game career as England manager came to a humiliating end after just 67 days on Tuesday following controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

Southgate vows England ‘stability’ as Allardyce admits ‘judgement’ error

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate promised to bring some "stability" to the England set-up on Wednesday after Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgement" was behind his shock exit as the national side's manager.

Allardyce's one-game career as England manager came to a humiliating end after just 67 days on Tuesday following controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

Allardyce admits ‘judgement’ error in England farce

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London (AFP) Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgement" on Wednesday after his one-game career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

"Entrapment has won on this occasion and Ihave to accept that," Allardyce told reporters outside his home in Bolton, northwest England.

‘Deeply disappointed’ Allardyce forced to leave England job

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London (AFP) 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.

Will Wenger’s support give Arsenal help with England stars?

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We will have to wait and see exactly which of the current Arsenal playing staff are going to be called up by their respective national managers for the international break after this weekend's Premier League matches, but there are usually a fair few Gunners involved. Although the injury situation at the club is not too [.

Tuesday Kickoff: Allardyce, Kane, Hummels and more

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The manager of England is in some hot water, while one of the nation's best strikers received a bit of good news.

England manager Sam Allardyce was filmed telling undercover journalists ways to circumvent rules regarding third-party ownership. Allardyce was also filmed being highly critical of Roy Hodgson and Gary Neville, while alsonegotiating a deal worth £400,000 to consult on how to work around transfer rules.

United States Men's National Team

Klinsmann says there is 'no truth' to England links

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The England national team's coaching job opened up once again on Tuesday, and Jurgen Klinsmann's name quickly became reconnected to a gig with the Three Lions. However, Klinsmann took to social media on Wednesday to shoot down any rumors of a U.S. Men's National team departure.

Klinsmann says there is "no truth" to any rumors linking the German-born head coach with the England gig.

Poached legs?

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It seems as though Klinsi best get on the horse for this one. I, for one, do not want to lose Cameron Carter-Vickers to England. No, thank you. It's early yet, but he just seems like too good a foil for Mr. Brooks. I would expect to see him in red, white & blue soon enough.- Greg Seltzer

The Rest

Man Utd’s Marcus Rashford set for England place after U21 omission

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The 2️⃣2️⃣-man squad for the #YoungLions' final two @UEFAUnder21 qualifiers has been named: pic.twitter.com/mDpMKFFJPs England (@England)...

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Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson set for England call-up

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Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is in line for an England call-up in the forthcoming international fixtures, according to The Independent. Three...

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West Brom Legend Laurie Cunningham Honoured With English Heritage Blue Plaque (Photo)

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Those good people at English Heritage have paid tribute to Laurie Cunningham by giving the former West Brom and Real Madrid player his very own blue plaque.

Blue plaques are bestowed upon people who are deemed to have excelled in their profession and/or made an exceptional cultural impact. Cunningham, of course, fulfils both criteria.