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Sam Allardyce 'sting' is the latest chapter in a new era of investigative reporting

Jewell, John 2016. Sam Allardyce 'sting' is the latest chapter in a new era of investigative reporting. The Conversation 2016 (28 Sep)

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The manager of the England football team, Sam Allardyce, has resigned just two months into his job, apparently “by mutual consent” – whatever that means – after being splashed all over the pages of the Daily Telegraph which linked him with allegations of impropriety. The Allardyce “sting” was the first part of what the Telegraph says is a series of stories yielded by a ten-month investigation into corruption in British football. The paper has alleged that Allardyce, who was only appointed to coach England in July, had used his position “to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offered advice to businessmen on how to ‘get around’ FA rules on player transfers”

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
ISSN: 2201-5639
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 July 2020
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 15:27

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