The FA sacked Sampson after learning the details of an investigation into the manager’s behavior at Bristol Academy.
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England Women's manager Mark Sampson was sacked Wednesday after evidence of "inappropriate and unacceptable behavior" at a previous club.Sampson had been the subject of accusations of racism, harassment and bullying made by former England player Eni Aluko.But the 34-year-old, cleared over those allegations, has instead been dismissed by the Football Association following a historic safeguarding investigation into his conduct while manager of Bristol Academy.Sampson, who last year agreed a new contract to remain as national team coach until 2019, was axed less than 24 hours after taking charge for England's 6-0 women's World Cup qualifying win against Russia.In response to Aluko's allegations, Sampson's players had pointedly celebrated the first goal against Russia by running to the coach, prompting condemnation from Aluko on social media.
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