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Allardyce Defiant in Response to BBC Allegations
The Guardian, September 20th, 2006 5:04PM

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Sam Allardyce today shot back at the BBC investigation that quoted three agents as saying the Bolton boss had accepted illegal bribes over the transfer of players to his club. "As a result of their greed, my good name has been tarnished by deceit and innuendo." Allardyce insisted that neither he nor his son Craig, who was also implicated in the investigation, had done anything wrong. "The individuals who appeared in the program making accusations against me have already confirmed in writing to my lawyers that they lied to the BBC. They lied in the hope of being able to make millions offered by the BBC undercover reporter to buy their sports agency businesses," he said. Bolton, meanwhile has promised to launch a "thorough and robust" investigation into allegations made by the BBC show. The English Football Association and the Premier League also promised to make "an exhaustive and thorough inquiry" into allegations made by the program. The BBC said in a short statement that it would cooperate with any requests related to the program from the "relevant investigative authorities." Read the original story...


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