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.

With Reuters inputs