Former England national football team manager Sam Allardyce walks out of his home in Bolton on September 28, 2016. / AFP / PAUL ELLIS
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Britain's sports minister has called for the latest allegations of corruption in English football to be "investigated fully" following Sam Allardyce's sacking as England manager.Allardyce, appointed England manager in July on a £3 million ($3.9 mn, 3.5 mn euros)-a-year contract, also agreed to travel to Singapore and Hong Kong as an ambassador for the reporters' fictitious firm for a fee of £400,000 .While some within football felt Allardyce had been harshly treated, a former FA chairman said the English governing body had little choice but to sack him.As Allardyce accepted Wednesday, he had made an "error of judgment," several British newspapers reported he had received a £1 million pay-off.Allardyce insisted Wednesday he had been a victim of "entrapment" but Davies, also a former BBC sports reporter, said: "You could argue: was Sam entrapped?
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