Sam Allardyce has quit as England Manager just two months after taking the job.
Allardyce resignation may not be unconnected with the alleged statement he was said to have made on England’s players saying they were underperforming because they had a “psychological barrier” and “can’t cope”.
He was also accused of his position to negotiate a deal worth £400,000 to represent a Far East firm.
An FA statement said Allardyce’s conduct “was inappropriate” and Gareth Southgate will take temporary charge for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia next month.
“He accepts he made a significant error of judgement and has apologised,” the FA said.
“This is not a decision that was taken lightly but the FA’s priority is to protect the wider interests of the game and maintain the highest standards of conduct in football.
“The manager of the England men’s senior team is a position which must demonstrate strong leadership and show respect for the integrity of the game at all times.”