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Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is leading candidate to replace Roy Hodgson as the next England manager.
Sunderland AFC gave the FA permission to talk to Big Sam but called the ongoing speculation surrounding him 'extremely damaging' to their pre-season preparations.
We took to the streets of Sunderland to ask fans what they think.
The Sunderland BID Sports Fanzone - which ran from June 10 to July 10 - has been hailed a success.
The giant 20 metre-high screen erected in Park Lane, showing everything from the Euro 2016 games and Wimbledon to Glastonbury and the F1. Bars in the Park Lane area of the city say a 400% increase in sales during the time the zone was in operation.
“We’ve seen a huge increase in visitor spend during the Fanzone’s time in the city,” said Andrew.
“The Park Lane area does get quite busy anyway but the presence of the screen meant that people were staying longer and opting to dine and drink in the surrounding bars and restaurants.
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A punter has bet £1,000 on Sam Allardyce to become the next England manager.
William Hill said the bet was placed in North London on Wednesday - and is the largest bet so far on Big Sam. His odds are now in to 2/5 and he is the red hot favourite.
Jurgen Klinsmann is 8/1 second favourite and Eddie Howe is 14/1.
Next permanent England manager:
- Sam Allardyce 2/5
- Jurgen Kilnsman 8/1
- Eddie Howe 14/1
- Steve Bruce 16/1
- Glenn Hoddle 20/1
- Guus Hiddink 20/1
- Alan Pardew / Arsene Wenger / Gareth Southgate Harry Redknapp / Laurent Blanc 25/1