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  1. "Thanks for that Brian"

    "Thanks for that Brian" Well-Known Member

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    There are some nice suited gentlemen there and the bloke who should have got the job in the first place. Can the FA replace someone who didn't have the common sense to keep his mouth shut with a bloke who didn't have the common sense to....? I very much doubt it.
     
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  2. PleaseNotPoll

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    I wonder if Hodgson's having a little chuckle to himself today?
    I'd be tempted to in his position, but I suspect he's not that kind of man.
     
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  3. "Thanks for that Brian"

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    Given what Sam said, I should expect he's been on the 'phone to the cock clinic already!
     
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    Since Euro 2016, no doubt Woy is just glad to be out of it for purely football reasons only.
     
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  5. "Thanks for that Brian"

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    Sam Allardyce has give his resignation speech to The Daily Telegraph:

    “The most corrupt business in our country would be what? You’ll be shocked when I tell you this – HMRC."

    “They fly out tax demands without any real knowledge whether they should or shouldn’t. It’s the most corrupt business in the country at the minute,“They just put ‘em out willy-nilly and if you pay them, people s*** themselves and pay them."

    “Then they go to their accountant and say, and if you’ve got a s*** accountant, the account s**** himself and says, well you must owe them, you had better pay it."

    “Most of the punters don’t owe it. In fact most of the punters, actually the taxman owes them money. But because the country’s so skint, they come to government and say we’re skint, government says we’re skint how we gonna get the money. Let’s change the laws and let’s just fly out these demands.“If you invested in this tax scheme, where they pay the tax back, for investing in new businesses, or in regeneration zones, do you know what I mean, in current poverty areas.


    “But HMRC, you have to pay it back even if you don’t owe it. The most corrupt, it’s the most corrupt business in the country at the minute, HMRC”.

    Thanks, Sam. He waited 20 years for the gig and he didn't even get to manage 1 game at Wembley. Pillock!
     
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  6. PleaseNotPoll

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    The Telegraph tried this with a bunch of managers, apparently. This story has legs.
    I know who I'd have gone after in their position and a few of them are already on the edge.
    Any manager with Premier League experience that's currently looking for a job will be in luck.
     
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    He's got a point, they still owe me 1100 quid, which they admit and I have in writing, but there's no bloody sign of it.
     
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  8. "Thanks for that Brian"

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    I'm sure that the International Committee at the FA (more Conservative than the 1922 Committee) don't agree.
     
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    Sam's got it.
     
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  10. PowerSpurs

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    The problem is that the tax code is so complicated that it has lots of loopholes. The more money you have the more likely you are to find someone clever who you can pay to find a way of reducing your bill. But as they try to close the loopholes they start catching people in Deedub's situation. Making it all simpler would help but changing it now would just create random winners and losers and that would be very unpopular.
     
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  11. The RDBD

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    The basic premise is this :

    The England job pays enough money and there is enough work already that
    Allardyce should have been able to say "Conflict of interest here. We are done." .
     
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    Sam is completely out of touch if he thinks that the HMRC is corrupt. Inept, yes. Corrupt no. And it doesn't excuse him sniffing around some nice little earners is it. He is guilty of greed and stupidity. He's earning money that we can only dream of FFS!
     
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  13. The RDBD

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    Based on his financial acumen/arrangements, he may be perfectly placed in the very
    near future to put his past comments to the test about what he could/would achieve
    if he managed Get real Madrid.
     
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  14. "Thanks for that Brian"

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    Apparently, Sam's had his 67 day reign. I wonder if he'll reprise his mate Roy's "I don't know what I'm doing here" press conference appearance.

    To all those who doubted him, he leaves undefeated with a 100% win record in competitive games. See, not so bad was it?
     
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  15. Late to the party as I have been having my sides stitched after laughing too hard!!
    Absolutely no sympathy for this greedy twat and surprised there's not more concerted vilification on here....
    A couple of weeks after getting his lifetime dream job of England manager and a £3.5m salary, avarice takes control and he throws it all away for another £400k of dodgy business.
    A set-up it may well be, but I think it's actually part of a long-running piece of investigative journalism into nefarious practices in football and there will likely now be a drip feed of further relevations over the coming days and weeks - bit like the MP's expenses scandal.
    From what is already in the public domain and the potential fallout for the FA, it is difficult to see how Allardyce can possibly talk his way around this and keep his job.
    However, that might just be the start of his problems..... going public with comments calling the HMRC a corrupt organization is never a great idea, specially when you are also in the spotlight for seeming to advocate support for financial irregularity!! I can imagine he might be subject to a surprise inspection in the near future

    For me he was a bad choice to start with, compounded it with his ridiculous comments about not telling Rooney where to play and now opens himself (and the FA) up to ridicule. If he does go, then good riddance!

    Obviously, if it's all a fabricated story and he is totally innocent then I will unreservedly apologise to the man! <laugh>
     
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  16. The RDBD

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    Another England manager who never dropped Rooney for a single game. :(
     
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  17. Spurm

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    Gone according to BT sport
     
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  18. PleaseNotPoll

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    Allardyce's temporary replacement is Gareth Southgate. Really?
     
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  19. "Thanks for that Brian"

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    Why don't we let the hacks pick the next manager? It would cut out all that wasted time in interviews and contracts for someone that they don't want. Murdoch picks the PM, so, why not?
     
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  20. littleDinosaurLuke

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    What, when Peter Reid and Bryan Robson are available? <doh>
     
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