Former Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce in '£400,000 deal' sting
England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper investigation that began while he was still in charge of Sunderland.
In an undercover operation by the Daily Telegraph, the former Black Cats boss met people who he thought were representatives of a Far East firm.
He was captured appearing to tell the men — who were undercover reporters — that it was “not a problem” getting around FA rules that stop third parties “owning” football players’ economic rights.
Allardyce left Sunderland to... read more
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