England have moved to replace Roy Hodgson with Sam Allardyce after a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign saw them crash out to Iceland. With qualification for the 2018 World Cup just around the corner, the former Bolton, Blackburn, West Ham, Newcastle and Sunderland manager has to hit the ground running to ensure that the Three Lions will be in Russia.
Based on his reputation for playing an organised, tough brand of football, here is a five-point plan for what Allardyce needs to do with England.
Argentina are at risk of not qualifying for the World Cup if Lionel Messi does not play with the team, according to former manager Cesar Luis Menotti.
Messi, 29, missed a crucial penalty in the Copa America final shootout against defending champions Chile, who also beat Argentina in the 2015 final on penalties.
Following the the third straight finals loss in a row for Argentina, Messi made the somewhat shock announcement that he was retiring from international football.
The team's former coach,...