e morning after the night before, Sam Allardyce blaming bad judgement for his shocked exit. The now exing then football manager exposed by under cover reporters negotiating a half million dollar deal with so-called business man from the far east.>> Unfortunately,
] football recruitment from my behalf and prepare the consequences.
But I, you know, entrapment has won on this occasion and I have to accept that and the agreement was done very amicably with the FA. I apologize to those and all concerned, it was an unfortunate situation I put myself in.>> The telegraph's sting show Allardyce explaining how to skirt the rules on third party ownership of players in the football transfer market.
Also, criticizing and mocking his predecessor, Roy Hodgson, and launching a rambling attack on UK tax authorities. But in the absence of detail, there's some sympathy for Allardyce, according to Reuters' European Sports Editor, Mitch Phillips.>> A lot of people thinking that the entrapment was wrong. A lot of people thinking that the actual things he said, individually and separately, taken individually, nothing was that bad.
But put them all together, just painted a very bad picture.>> After just 67 days on the job, big Sam as he is known, becomes England's shortest serving manager but his slim victory over Slovakia giving him a one hundred percent record. Under-21 coach Gareth Southgate takes temporary charge, while the FA looks for his replacement.
They've not said which part of the Telegraph story they objected to most, but with hundreds of pages of transcripts and only a bit released, Allardyce's downfall may last longer than he did.