Sam Allardyce says he has "paid the consequences" for "error of judgment"
The 61-year-old's contract was terminated by mutual agreement on Tuesday night after crisis talks with the Football Association triggered by a Daily Telegraph investigation in which he was covertly filmed advising undercover reporters on how to sidestep FA transfer regulations.
Clearly shaken by events, Allardyce told reporters outside his home in Bolton on Wednesday morning: "Entrapment has won on this occasion. I have to accept that."
Allardyce suggested he thought he was helping out an associate when he was caught in the sting.
He said: "I think that on reflection, it was... read more