FA could have consulted agents about Sam Allardyce - Mel Stein
The Football Association could have dug deeper for information before appointing Sam Allardyce as England manager, according to a leading agent.
Association of Football Agents founder Mel Stein believes the FA should have asked his colleagues about Allardyce, who left his post last week after just 67 days in charge.
The 61-year-old former Bolton and West Ham boss was filmed by undercover reporters making controversial remarks about a variety of subjects, including side work and explaining how to bypass FA rules on third-party player ownership.
Allardyce believed he was talking to a business... read more
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