Moyes appointed Sunderland manager, Allardyce England manager
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Allardyce handed national team duty
On Friday, the English Football Association announced Sam Allardyce signed a two-year contract as the manager of the English football team after UEFA Euro 2016 Last 16 facing a defeat against Iceland.stepped down from the post shortly after England's exit from the
61-year-old Allardyce signed Sunderland in October and helped the club avoidfrom the . The fourth-most experienced manager in the Premier League, Allardyce has won the Manager of the Month award on six occasions. Having managed , , , and before joining Sunderland, Allardyce has a win record of more than 33% in the first tier, managing 467 games.
Allardyce helped the Bolton Wanderers earn promotion as their manager and, later,qualification.
Signing a two-year contract, Allardyce said, "I am extremely honoured to be appointed England manager especially as it is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted. [...] I will do everything I can to help England do well and give our nation the success our fans deserve."
With the goal of helping England qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Allardyce's first match as the English football manager is a at on September 1.
Moyes to manage Sunderland
Following the English FA appointing Allardyce as English team manager, Sunderland signed David Moyes as its manager on a four-year contract.
53-year-old Moyes has won the Manager of the Month award ten times, managing more than 800 matches. Helping Manchester United F.C. manager in 2013.to win the second division title, Moyes then spent eleven seasons with from 2001. Moyes succeeded as
Signing the contract, Moyes said, "I am delighted to have joined Sunderland. I am relishing the challenge and excited by the opportunity."
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