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WATCH: Sam Allardyce: I can't stop smiling at being England manager


English football began an optimistic new chapter after incoming manager Sam Allardyce vowed to bring a sense of pride back to the Three Lions. Allardyce was confirmed as Roy Hodgson's successor on Friday, signing an initial two-year deal after a compensation package was agreed with a frustrated Sunderland. And the 61-year-old, who has publicly coveted the post since missing out to Steve McClaren a decade ago, could not hide his delight at landing the top job.

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