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Sam Allardyce finishes meeting with FA

Sam Allardyce Credit: PA

England manager Sam Allardyce has finished his meeting with the FA at Wembley.

No decision has yet been made, ITV News Sports Editor, Steve Scott reports.

England's new coach was filmed by The Telegraph allegedly negotiating a consultancy deal with undercover reporters purporting to represent a Far East firm.


MPs: Allardyce must go if claims are true

England manager Sam Allardyce pictured earlier this month. Credit: Reuters

Several influential MPs have told ITV News that if the claims about England manager Sam Allardyce are true, then he must resign or be fired.

ITV News political correspondent Paul Brand writes that one MP on the British parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee texted him saying: "Sam should be sacked if proved - shows level of greed at the top of football, he is very well paid as England boss and should be full time - is that not enough for him?"

"Of course, MPs don't run English football," Brand adds. "But political pressure is important when it comes to high-profile appointments like this. If parliament turns against Allardyce, that could be a nail in his coffin."


Trump attacks Clinton on Twitter following first debate

US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during their first debate Credit: Reuters

Following their first head-to-head debate on Monday evening, US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have gone back to Twitter to trade criticisms.

Describing his opponent as "Crooked Hillary", Mr Trump tweeted that he "really enjoyed" the debate.

Meanwhile, a tweet sent from Clinton's account said: "Only one person on last night's stage is prepared to be Commander-in-Chief."

Another read: "I have a winning temperament." —Donald Trump last night. Really? #SheWon."

Merlin fined £5m over Alton Towers Smiler crash

Merlin Attractions has been told it must pay a £5 million fine for a catastrophic failure of safety which led to a crash at Alton Towers.

Two teenagers lost legs in the crash on the Smiler ride last summer.

The court heard that an engineer felt pressure to get the ride back into service, and that management linked bonuses to the time rides weren't working.

Charlotte Grant reports:

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