Sam Allardyce’s departure from England leaves a bittersweet feeling with Sunderland.
The FA interrupted the Black Cats’ pre-season to appoint the 61-year-old at the end of July, leaving many at the club frustrated by their recruitment process after the 2016 European Championship finals.
And following the news of his Three Lions departure, after only one game in charge, there’s been mixed reaction from Sunderland supporters.
Some believe there’s a chance he could even take over from David Moyes, while others are simply seething at the situation.
Read what a section of Sunderland supporters have had to say below…