Official: Sam Allardyce steps down as England manager after an undercover sting

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Sam Allardyce has left his role as England manager less than three months after succeeding Roy Hodgson.

The former Sunderland manager’s position became untenable, resulting in a meeting with the FA on Tuesday.

Allardyce, 61, found himself in contention with Steve Bruce for the job after a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign which saw England eliminated by tournament overachievers Iceland.

However, it was an undercover sting, per The Telegraph, that saw Allardyce secretly filmed making controversial comments that has him under fire for potential bribery and corruption.

On Monday The Telegraph released a video showing Allardyce telling an undercover reporter how to circumvent the FA’s third-party ownership rules.

Allardyce is the first England manager to exit the role with a 100% record.

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