Football players vs Snowman

Allardyce’s England reign lasted just 67 days when he left in September having been caught up in an undercover newspaper sting, with Shakespeare spending 10 days as first-team coach with the Three Lions.He was on the staff for September’s 1-0 World Cup qualifying win in Slovakia but made the call to leave when Gareth Southgate took over as senior manager.I didn’t think he needed to apologise, if I’m honest,” he said. “I couldn’t have any effect at the time.I was a coach under him, it came down to the fact that he lost his job, I knew that it might have a snowball effect for other members of staff and unfortunately I was one of them.The 10 days at St George’s and the game will live with me forever. I got the chance to work with people like Wayne Rooney who comes under a lot of stick but I saw at close quarters what a professional he is, and a leader he is and a great player he is.

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