Stevenage director Mark Sampson says he’s innocent of promises of racism made against him, insisting the»allegation is untrue.»
The England Women manager – named manager of Sky Bet League Two side Stevenage later Dinoi Maamria was disregarded – was accused of having language that was racially discriminatory .
The FA is exploring the complaint, some thing Sampson dismissed the claim and says though Stevenage have looked into the matter, he’s happy to co-operate together with.
Speaking after the Hertfordshire club lost 3-2 at home to Carlisle in his first game in charge, Sampson thanked the club.
«Ever since I walked in the door I have been forced to feel blessed, through good times and bad,» he said.
«I feel really confident you will find good times to come with this bar.
«I’m fully aware there has been an allegation made and I’ve contributed to a club evaluation and I mean to contribute fully into an FA investigation.
«The allegation is false. There are.
«I am quite hopeful what will be investigated fully and due process will be followed closely.
«The result will hopefully be that this can be reasoned and the soccer club can move on and get started working to the most crucial thing, that is the players, the fans and exactly what goes on the field.»
Sampson directed the Lionesses at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada to position after he was fortunate to have experienced a relationship as coach of Bristol Academy, however he was later dismissed from the FA.
That followed accusations of bullying and discrimination made by striker Eniola Aluko against Sampson while he had been having England Women, that were investigated by the FA, who stripped him of any wrongdoing.