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England Announces Sam Allardyce As New Manager

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England Announces Sam Allardyce As New Manager

London, England – The English Football Association has announced and confirmed the hiring of Sunderland’s boss Sam Allardyce as new manager of the England national team, succeeding Roy Hodgson.

Allardyce, in an England press release, has described the honor he feels at being handed the best job in English football.

“I am extremely honoured to be appointed England manager especially as it is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted,” claimed the former Sunderland manager.

“For me, it is absolutely the best job in English football. I will do everything I can to help England do well and give our nation the success our fans deserve,” he added.

Sunderland have quickly released a statement after the appointment of Allardyce:

“Sunderland AFC confirms the departure of Sam Allardyce, who takes up the position of England manager with immediate effect,” read the statement.

“The focus of everyone at Sunderland AFC now is on moving forward quickly and decisively, with the appointment of the club’s new manager to be confirmed at the earliest opportunity,” the club concluded.