The Daily Mail alleges that Tomlins, who stood down last month, has owned up to 13 separate illegal payments to seven high-profile agents in an interview with Football Association lawyers.
Tomlins told the paper: "Yes, I broke the rules, there´s no doubt about it, but I didn´t murder anyone or do anything illegal. I did wrong and it´s now up to the FA to decide what will happen. But you´re right, I fall on my sword."
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