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Allardyce failed to learn from slip-ups by England managers

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Being England manager was the proudest moment of Sam Allardyce's career. He threw it all away after one game because of a series of indiscretions involving undercover journalists, failing to learn from the mistakes of his predecessors.

Allardyce was filmed by undercover journalists from the Daily Telegraph newspaper offering advice to fake businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice and trying to negotiate speaking engagements.

Within 24 hours of the report being published, the 61-year-old Allardyce was out of a job he held for only 67 days.

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