FA is recorded sayings of coach Allardyce investigate

FA is recorded sayings of coach Allardyce investigate

The English football association FA will conduct an investigation into the allegations by a British newspaper that coach Sam Allardyce a deal wanted to create to give advice on illegal transferpraktijken.

“We have The Daily Telegraph, asked to us all the facts about this subject”, says a spokesperson from the FA Tuesday against Sky Sports.

Undercoverjournalisten of The Daily Telegraph, there were at least two recorded conversations with Allardyce for Asian entrepreneurs who wanted money to earn with transfers of football players.

They asked the coach if it was possible the so-called ‘third party ownership’ to work in England.

That is a situation where, in addition to two clubs, a party involved in a deal with a player. It is usually an investment company, a share in the transferrechten of a player for later resale to make money.

The FA has this practice, which, by the former UEFA president Michel Platini is “a form of slavery,” was called, already in 2008 prohibited. Since last may, may of ‘third party ownership’ is also not more of wereldvoetbalbond FIFA.


Allardyce told the undercoverjournalisten that it is possible to change the rules of the FA to work. “That can with players from all over South America, Portugal, Spain, Belgium and Africa”, said the coach, while he hadn’t realized the conversation was recorded.

Allardyce cited the transfer of burning fire! Valencia to West Ham United as an example. ‘Big Sam’ was trainer of the club when he Ecuadoriaan with the help of a third party to London took.

The former trainer of, among others, Bolton Wanderers negotiated with the so-called company from the Far East about a deal to the value of 400,000 pounds (about 460,000 euro). Would he go to Singapore and hong Kong to travel.


Allardyce showed itself in front of the undercoverjournalisten also arrogant about his predecessor Roy Hodgson. The former coach, according to Allardyce everyone fall asleep when he speaks in public.

Allardyce followed Hodgson on after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS last summer in France.

The English coach and his representatives have not yet responded. He will normally Sunday to talk to the press as he made his selection for the upcoming EK-kwalificatieduels disclose.

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