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'Entrapment has won on this occasion and I have to accept that,' says shamed former England boss Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has admitted to an "error of judgement" after leaving his dream job as England coach - but has not ruled out a return to management.

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Was it Big Sam or Mike?

Who said it - Sam Allardyce or Mike Bassett?

Sam Allardyce was only in charge of the England team for one game, but he has already stepped down “by mutual agreement” after what the FA called inappropriate conduct.
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Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce’s apology after leaving England job

Former Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce has made a statement after leaving his dream job as England manager.

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Sam Allardyce

Former Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce leaves England job

Sam Allardyce has left his job as England manager by mutual consent.

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Jermain Defoe scores his opener against Palace. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe’s goals should bring points

David Moyes is desperate to see the efforts of Jermain Defoe get rewarded with points rather than just platitudes.

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England manager Sam Allerdyce.

What is Sam Allardyce alleged to have told undercover reporters?

Ex-Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce was filmed by undercover reporters from the Daily Telegraph at two meetings he believed were with representatives of a Far East firm.

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Sam Allardyce is at the centre of allegations in a newspaper investigation. Pic: PA.

Ex-Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce at centre of allegations over transfer rules dodge

Ex-Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice.

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Seb Larsson on his school visit yesterday

Sunderland’s Seb Larsson says Cats need a quick turnaround

Sunderland need to turn around their season - and fast.

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Paolo Di Canio

Ex-Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio in the frame at Leyton Orient

League Two Leyton Orient have parted company with manager Andy Hessenthaler.

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David Moyes

Sunderland boss says basics instincts not good enough

David Moyes was under no illusions as to the task facing him when he agreed to take on the Sunderland job in the wake of Sam Allardyce’s departure to England.

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Christian Benteke scores the winning goal

Sunderland AFC 2 Crystal Palace 3: Christian Benteke scores injury-time winner as Cats let 2-0 lead slip

Christian Benteke's injury-time winner dealt Sunderland a crushing blow after they let slip a 2-0 lead at the Stadium of Light.

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Sam Allardyce

QUIZ: Take our North East football manager quiz and see who has 1,000 games

Tony Pulis becomes only the 25th manager in English football to reach 1,000 competitive games this weekend when he takes West Brom to face his old club Stoke, but there’s a number of former North East bosses already in the club.

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Veteran John O'Shea

Moyes salutes Sunderland veteran O’Shea

Veteran defender John O’Shea has won praise from David Moyes for his “calmness and assurance” at the back.

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Victor Anichebe could figure against Palace

Sunderland-Crystal Palace: Outside chance that Victor Anichebe could make Black Cats bow

Fit-again Jermain Defoe will lead the Sunderland attack against Crystal Palace – and Victor Anichebe has an outside chance of being involved for the first time.

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Lee Cattermole

Sunderland boss: We’ve really missed Lee Cattermole’s competitive spirit

David Moyes believes Sunderland have missed captain Lee Cattermole’s “competitive spirit” – as competition for midfield places hots up.

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Carlton Fairweather

Sunderland boss targeting victory at Notts County

Carlton Fairweather is looking to see Sunderland Ladies finish the Women’s Super League season with a flourish.

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Paddy McNair hits home Sunderland's leveller at QPR on Wednesday

Former Manchester United ace relishing a different kind of pressure at Sunderland

Coming up through the ranks at Manchester United, Paddy McNair is familiar with the pressure cooker of top flight football.

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Lynden Gooch lines up a shot at QPR. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland boss has given me the belief I can shine on big stage, says Gooch

Lynden Gooch is confident he has what it takes to shine for Sunderland in the Premier League - and he has promised there is much more to come.

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Paddy McNair

Ex-Manchester United ace relishing a different kind of pressure at Sunderland

Coming up through the ranks at Manchester United, Paddy McNair is familiar with the pressure cooker of top flight football.

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Didier Ndong, Patrick van Aanholt and two-goal hero Paddy McNair celebrate Sunderlands EFL Cup win at QPR.

Paddy McNair bags his first goals ever – and urges Sunderland to take magic cup feeling into crunch Crystal Palace clash

Paddy McNair was the hero after his brace helped Sunderland beat QPR 2-1 to progress into the fourth round of the EFL Cup last night.

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