ENGLISH FOOTBALL CRISIS: Sam Allardyce Sacked, Gareth Southgate take Charge

Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager after just 67 days in charge and one game, the Football Association have confirmed.

Gareth Southgate has been appointed as England manager on a temporary basis.
Sam Allardyce left his role as in charge of the Three Lions on Tuesday after following secretly filmed remarks regarding "how to get around transfer rules.

The former Sunderland and West Ham manager spent just 67 days in the role, winning his one game in charge as Slovakia were beaten 2-1 with an injury-time winner.

The England Under-21s coach will now oversee the remaining senior games of 2016 as a search for a new manager begins.

"Gareth Southgate will take charge of the men's senior team for the next four matches against Malta, Slovenia, Scotland and Spain whilst The FA begins its search for the new England manager," a Football Association statement read.