Southgate to take charge of England v Scotland clash as Allardyce quits

first_imgSouthgate, who is in charge of England’s U21s will take charge of the senior side for the next four games in an interim capacity including the game against Scotland at Wembley on November 11. Gareth Southgate will take charge of England for their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Scotland in November after Sam Allardyce lost his job as Three Lions boss.The former Bolton, West Ham and Sunderland boss departs the role after just 67 days after what the FA called ” a serious error of judgement” after being caught in an undercover newspaper sting into alleged corruption.“Allardyce’s conduct, as reported today, was inappropriate of the England manager,” read an FA statement.“He accepts he made a significant error of judgement and has apologised. However, due to the serious nature of his actions, the FA and Allardyce have mutually agreed to terminate his contract with immediate effect.”last_img

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