Report: No FA approach for Hull City boss Steve Bruce regarding England job

Hull manager Steve Bruce

The Tigers' boss is said to be in the running for the job.

Hull manager Steve BruceHull manager Steve Bruce

Hull City have confirmed there has been no approach from the FA for the services of their manager Steve Bruce as the potential next England manager.

Sky Sports report the news as Bruce remains one of the favourites for the role after Roy Hodgson’s departure in the wake of Euro 2016 disaster.

Hull City manager Steve BruceHull City manager Steve Bruce

Bruce, who has guided Hull City back to the Premier League, never played international football for England but had an illustrious playing career with Norwich City and Manchester United.

Since his retirement he has built a fierce reputation as a top quality manager with roles at Sheffield United, Birmingham City and Sunderland among his CV.

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce reactsSunderland manager Sam Allardyce reacts

The FA are however known to have spoken to current Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce about the role.

Sunderland confirmed on their official website yesterday that they had indeed given Allardyce the opportunity to speak to the FA about the vacant manager job with the England national team and it seems he is now the front-runner.

England head coach Roy HodgsonFormer England head coach Roy Hodgson

Previous boss Hodgson stepped down after England were sent crashing out of the European Championships in the second round by Iceland.

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