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Ex England coach blames 'error of judgment'

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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,
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] football recruitment from my behalf and prepare the consequences.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.