Sunderland AFC LIVE: Sam Allardyce in England talks latest

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce
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Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce looks to be on the verge of getting the England manager's job.

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Allardyce returned to the UK from Sunderland’s pre-season training camp in Austria and was pictured yesterday leaving the FA Vice-chairman David Gill’s house.

The Black Cats today confirmed they have given Allardyce permission to talk to the FA, but demanded ‘swift resolution’ after saying: “The ongoing speculation over Sam’s position is extremely damaging to Sunderland AFC.”

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