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FA Sacks England Women's Coach Mark Sampson Following New Allegations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 21 / 17

Related stories : FA Reviewing New Evidence Sampson Contradicts Own Evidence PFA Calls For New Inquiry FA Reportedly Paid Aluko £40,000 Mark Sampson has been sacked as head coach of England's women's football team "after a new witness came forward ...

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