Sam Allardyce wrote in his book that he had never taken a bung in his life: 'I was earning £1.5m a year, so I didn’t need a little bit extra'
Sam Allardyce lost his dream job as England manager when he was caught up in a newspaper sting after just 67 days in the role – but in his autobiography he claimed he had never taken a bung in his career.
In Big Sam: My Autobiography, published in 2015, Allardyce wrote: ‘For the record, I’ve never taken a bung in my life. I might have enjoyed a meal and a bottle of wine on an agent or two, but that is it. I was earning £1.5million a year, so I didn’t need a little bit of extra room from an agent. It would have been madness.’
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