Sam Allardyce has been sacked as England manager after one match and 67 days in charge having behaved "inappropriately" when caught up in a newspaper sting, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
The 61-year-old's departure follows a Daily Telegraph investigation claiming he offered advice to a bogus group of Far East businessmen on how to get around rules on player transfers.
Allardyce was reported to have used his role to negotiate a deal worth 400,000 pounds ($520,840.00) to represent a Far East firm seeking advice on the transfer market.
And as always with anything to do with the England football team, there was no dearth of humour in Twitter-land.
Here's a selection of the best tweets.
Sam Allardyce sacked as England manager.
• 1 game.• 1 win.• 1 clean sheet.• 100% win record.Greatest ever England manager 😂 pic.twitter.com/EhivyGigai— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) September 27, 2016
Sam Allardyce reign as England manager be like... pic.twitter.com/pNnzGueM9d— World Of Sporf (@WorldOfSporf) September 27, 2016
Sam Allardyce has resigned, as the Football Association were unable to find a harsher punishment than remaining the manager of England.— Prince Charles (@Charles_HRH) September 27, 2016
Sam Allardyce has lost his job as England manager. No one, though, will ever beat his game winning percentage.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 27, 2016
The 33 Chilean miners trapped in 2010 were underground for 2 days longer than Allardyce was England manager pic.twitter.com/uQJYzZpLn3— Ben Smith (@BSmith) September 27, 2016
Sam Allardyce has brought shame and embarrassment on our country. It is totally out of order. That's the job of the players— Troy (@mancmourinho) September 27, 2016
The Falklands War lasted longer than Sam Allardyce as England manager.
— Falkland Islands (@falklands_utd) September 27, 2016
When Roy Hodgson sees Sam Allardyce down at the job centre... https://t.co/F70asgyB0G— Premier League (@EPLFootbalI) September 27, 2016
Sam Allardyce is the first England manager to:
- never manage a game in England- concede no goals - achieve a 100% win record#BigSam— James Melville (@JamesMelville) September 27, 2016
When you're the only England manager in history to have a 100% record.. https://t.co/ROSeJgPj0s— TheSportsHangout (@Sports_Hangout) September 27, 2016
With Reuters inputs