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Paul Gascoigne’s former representative Mel Stein is stepping down as chairman of the Association of Football Agents. Photograph: Graham Chadwick/Getty Images
London – The Association of Football Agents has said that “the global move to deregulation has not worked” and has “allowed the system to be more open to manipulation and abuse” amid the fallout from Sam Allardyce’s resignation. In a statement issued on...
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Sam Allardyce pictured leaving his home in Bolton in 2006 after the FA said it would investigate claims made in a Panorama programme. He has always denied wrongdoing. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters
While refs are often perceived as the bad guys, that is nothing compared to agents who get such a bad press yet are so important to every club in the world,” wrote Sam Allardyce in his autobiography Big Sam. “There are good and bad ones and my man Mark Curtis is one...
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Sunderland’s manager Sam Allardyce awaits the start of their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Southampton at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England on Nov. 7, 2015 (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
Sam Allardyce’s reign is over, the buffoon paying the price for hawking himself around only a few weeks after landing the England job. he cartoonist Mike Stokoe neatly sums up the madness of the England job with a wonderful little sketch that hangs from one of the...
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David Moyes has made his first public appearance as Manchester United manager. REUTERS/Phil
London- Sunderland might well be furious with the Football Association for poaching Sam Allardyce, fearful of upheaval close to a Premier League season and dreading another round of instability with a seventh manager in five years. But, in David Moyes and in time,...
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Britain Football Soccer – Hartlepool United v Sunderland – Pre Season Friendly – Victoria Park – 20/7/16 Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith Livepic
London-There is, it has frequently been noted, a certain lack of continuity about the business of appointing a new England manager. This is not just limited to the England managers themselves, who often tend to be opposites or mirror-images of the predecessor who has...