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Sam Allardyce reportedly set to be fired by England after being taped explaining how to break transfer rules

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And some other managers look like they'll be in trouble, too.

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England manager Sam Allardyce is in trouble after he was caught on camera advising businessmen on how to circumvent the English FA's rules on third-party ownership of players. He repeatedly said it was "not a problem" to get around the rules, which he called "ridiculous." The Telegraph also says that they have the names of nine other managers who agents accuse of accepting bribes to make transfers happen.

The FA is obviously displeased with this. The Times is already reporting that Allardyce will be sacked. He went to meet with the FA on Tuesday afternoon.

Goal compilation of the day

Someone over at r/soccer made a cool roundup of the weekend's best goals.

In the news

Gerardo "Tata" Martino is the new Atlanta United manager. (Dirty South Soccer)

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins met Bob Bradley, though he hasn't sacked current boss Francesco Guidolin yet. (BBC)

Harry Kane's ankle injury isn't as bad as feared, and he'll be back soon. (Guardian)

The same goes for Francis Coquelin's knee. He'll miss three weeks. (ESPN FC)

Check out the ugly third kit Barcelona will debut on Tuesday night. (AS)

You should be reading

Will Magee on the Sam Allardyce video, which features him drinking a pint glass of wine. (Vice)

Kieron O'Connor on Manchester United's finances. (Swiss Ramble)

Sid Lowe on Porto manager Nuno Espírito Santo and how he rose to the position. (Guardian)

What to watch on Tuesday (click for listings, all times ET)

Champions League: Eight games (2:45 p.m.) -- Dortmund-Madrid is the big one.


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