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#Big Sam

# big-sam - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Sam Allardyce decides to leave West Brom at end of club’s relegation season
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Sam Allardyce decides to leave West Brom at end of club’s relegation season

May 19th 2021, 11:01 PM 7,157 Views 8 Comments

The manager declined the Baggies’ ‘generous offer’ to stay on ‘after serious consideration’.

# big-sam - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Arsenal plough through West Brom at snowy Hawthorns
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# Reloaded

Arsenal plough through West Brom at snowy Hawthorns

Jan 2nd 2021, 10:10 PM 8,345 Views 13 Comments

The resurgence continues as Mikel Arteta’s men secured a third win on the trot.

# big-sam - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Allardyce calls for 'circuit break' as positive Covid tests rise in Premier League
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# Concern

Allardyce calls for 'circuit break' as positive Covid tests rise in Premier League

Dec 29th 2020, 11:00 PM 11,063 Views 14 Comments

The Premier League returned its highest number of positive Covid-19 tests this season on Tuesday.

# big-sam - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Struggling West Brom sack Bilic amid reports of role for Sam Allardyce
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# Premier League

Struggling West Brom sack Bilic amid reports of role for Sam Allardyce

Dec 16th 2020, 12:22 PM 6,871 Views 12 Comments

Big Sam has cancelled his upcoming media work as he is being linked to fill the vacancy.

# big-sam - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign
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Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign

Aug 27th 2019, 3:31 PM 3,849 Views 0 Comments

Sam Skinner won’t be travelling to Japan after sustaining a hamstring injury in Saturday’s win against France.

# big-sam - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Allardyce turns down offer to return as Newcastle manager
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Allardyce turns down offer to return as Newcastle manager

Jul 11th 2019, 9:20 AM 6,351 Views 6 Comments

The 64-year-old claims he was approached to replace Rafa Benitez.

# big-sam - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Sam Allardyce - grandson of the man himself - signs for League One side Oxford
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# Little Sam

Sam Allardyce - grandson of the man himself - signs for League One side Oxford

May 22nd 2019, 2:03 PM 9,079 Views 2 Comments

The club say that the 18-year-old is an ‘old-school defender’.

# big-sam - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Hughton dismisses link to vacant Ireland job but Big Sam declares his interest
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# Bossman

Hughton dismisses link to vacant Ireland job but Big Sam declares his interest

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:25 PM 9,627 Views 18 Comments

Both men have been linked with the position following the departure of Martin O’Neill yesterday morning.

# big-sam - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Wenger, Big Sam and Rodgers: 5 outside candidates to take over as Ireland manager
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# The Gaffer

Wenger, Big Sam and Rodgers: 5 outside candidates to take over as Ireland manager

Nov 21st 2018, 3:55 PM 35,561 Views 107 Comments

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane left by mutual consent this morning.

# big-sam - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Warburton overwhelmed by support following shock retirement announcement
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Warburton overwhelmed by support following shock retirement announcement

Jul 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 5,135 Views 5 Comments

“Never in a million years expected this much support. I cannot put into words how much it means to me.”

# big-sam - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'I'm surprised how it came about. It seemed to be done and dusted through the media'
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# Big Sam

'I'm surprised how it came about. It seemed to be done and dusted through the media'

May 17th 2018, 11:53 AM 5,987 Views 5 Comments

Sam Allardyce reflects on how his Everton reign ended yesterday.

# big-sam - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Allardyce sacked as Everton boss after just 6 months in charge with Silva tipped to take over
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# Big Sam

Allardyce sacked as Everton boss after just 6 months in charge with Silva tipped to take over

May 16th 2018, 10:33 AM 7,521 Views 9 Comments

The former England boss took over last November at Goodison Park.

# big-sam - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'I was sitting at home, probably feeling sorry for myself': Arnold boosted by Schmidt's call
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'I was sitting at home, probably feeling sorry for myself': Arnold boosted by Schmidt's call

May 3rd 2018, 6:46 AM 15,436 Views 34 Comments

The centre was reeling from the red card picked up in the loss to Ulster when a strange Dublin number popped up on his phone.

# big-sam - Friday 27 April, 2018

'What is entertainment?' - Allardyce confident of staying as Everton manager
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# A Win Is A Win

'What is entertainment?' - Allardyce confident of staying as Everton manager

Apr 27th 2018, 1:21 PM 3,923 Views 4 Comments

He has been criticised for his playing style by fans, but is remaining defiant at Goodison Park.

# big-sam - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Allardyce upset by Everton survey asking fans to rate his performance as manager
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Allardyce upset by Everton survey asking fans to rate his performance as manager

Apr 19th 2018, 4:39 PM 5,857 Views 15 Comments

Big Sam isn’t happy.

# big-sam - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Big Sam will miss Everton's Europa League match due to a medical appointment
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# Absentee

Big Sam will miss Everton's Europa League match due to a medical appointment

Dec 6th 2017, 7:02 PM 5,672 Views 5 Comments

Everton face Apollon Limassol in Cyprus on Thursday.

# big-sam - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Big Sam off to winning start, Tottenham drop more points while Stoke earn crucial win
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# Round-Up

Big Sam off to winning start, Tottenham drop more points while Stoke earn crucial win

Dec 2nd 2017, 5:31 PM 8,362 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere Alan Pardew earned a point in his first game as West Brom boss while Swansea are condemned to bottom of the Premier League.

# big-sam - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Struggling Everton are bringing in Big Sam to steady the ship
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# Proper Football Man

Struggling Everton are bringing in Big Sam to steady the ship

Nov 29th 2017, 2:28 PM 4,508 Views 13 Comments

David Unsworth will be in charge for tonight’s league fixture with West Ham, however.

# big-sam - Monday 30 October, 2017

Former England boss Allardyce admits interest in Everton and USA posts
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Former England boss Allardyce admits interest in Everton and USA posts

Oct 30th 2017, 4:59 PM 5,408 Views 7 Comments

The experienced coach said he would be open to holding talks regarding two vacant positions.

# big-sam - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'It was a gut-wrencher that': Allardyce says Ferguson helped him get over pain of England debacle
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# Out For 67

'It was a gut-wrencher that': Allardyce says Ferguson helped him get over pain of England debacle

May 20th 2017, 1:42 PM 7,893 Views 7 Comments

The Palace boss also admits that he has not yet apologised to Roy Hodgson for mocking his speech impediment.

# big-sam - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Another great escape on for Big Sam as win takes Crystal Palace out of relegation zone
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# Allardici

Another great escape on for Big Sam as win takes Crystal Palace out of relegation zone

Mar 4th 2017, 4:54 PM 3,981 Views 3 Comments

Middlesbrough replaced them in the bottom three following their 2-0 loss at Stoke this afternoon.

# big-sam - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From bogey team to just another game: How the Wenger and Allardyce rivalry is no more
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# Frenemies

From bogey team to just another game: How the Wenger and Allardyce rivalry is no more

Jan 1st 2017, 9:27 AM 3,907 Views 0 Comments

The two managers have endured a frosty past but Wenger now appears to have backed his peer by calling him ‘intelligent’ and ‘competent’.

# big-sam - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Sympathy for Sam, KD is a villain and all this week's best sportswriting
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# Well Read

Sympathy for Sam, KD is a villain and all this week's best sportswriting

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:42 AM 4,799 Views 1 Comment

Plus, Cruyff on Cruyff and a frightening tale of a pre-match fire.

# big-sam - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

'Entrapment has won on this occasion' - Big Sam admits 'error of judgment' after England sacking
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# Out The Door

'Entrapment has won on this occasion' - Big Sam admits 'error of judgment' after England sacking

Sep 28th 2016, 10:36 AM 8,764 Views 14 Comments

The former Bolton and Sunderland boss hasn’t ruled out a return to football in the near future, however.

# big-sam - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sam Allardyce loses England job after one game in charge, FA confirm
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Sam Allardyce loses England job after one game in charge, FA confirm

Sep 27th 2016, 7:39 PM 56,735 Views 98 Comments

The former Sunderland boss was caught in a newspaper sting.

Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager
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Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager

Sep 27th 2016, 7:52 AM 25,825 Views 42 Comments

The Telegraph says it has footage of the football manager negotiating a £400,000 deal.

# big-sam - Monday 26 September, 2016

England manager Sam Allardyce filmed in newspaper sting
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# Sting

England manager Sam Allardyce filmed in newspaper sting

Sep 26th 2016, 11:09 PM 50,445 Views 56 Comments

Allardyce met with undercover reporters, posing as businessmen from the Far East.

# big-sam - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Big Sam's England bailed out by 95th-minute Adam Lallana winner
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# Sam Old Story?

Big Sam's England bailed out by 95th-minute Adam Lallana winner

Sep 4th 2016, 7:20 PM 17,127 Views 39 Comments

Underwhelming England get out of jail against Slovakia with last kick of the game.

Allardyce admits nerves ahead of first England game
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# Big Sam Allardici

Allardyce admits nerves ahead of first England game

Sep 4th 2016, 1:17 PM 6,463 Views 3 Comments

The former Bolton boss is eager to be able to focus on the match against opponents the Three Lions failed to break down just a few weeks ago.

# big-sam - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Allardyce set to keep eight players from the side that lost to Iceland for his first game in charge
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# Big Sam Little Change

Allardyce set to keep eight players from the side that lost to Iceland for his first game in charge

Sep 3rd 2016, 6:49 PM 5,113 Views 5 Comments

England take on Slovakia tomorrow night in a World Cup qualifier.

# big-sam - Sunday 28 August, 2016

West Ham's Michail Antonio the only new name as Sam Allardyce names his first England squad
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# Road To Russia

West Ham's Michail Antonio the only new name as Sam Allardyce names his first England squad

Aug 28th 2016, 7:57 PM 6,321 Views 5 Comments

Jack Wilshere and Ross Barkely fail to make the 23-man selection.

# big-sam - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Allardyce: I'll talk to Guardiola about Hart
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# No No Dandruff

Allardyce: I'll talk to Guardiola about Hart

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:43 AM 5,711 Views 6 Comments

The goalkeeper has been left out of Manchester City’s first games under the Spanish coach and the England boss is eager to discover the reason for it.

# big-sam - Thursday 21 July, 2016

His LOI background with Father Joe and more facts about incoming England boss Sam Allardyce
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# Looking Back

His LOI background with Father Joe and more facts about incoming England boss Sam Allardyce

Jul 21st 2016, 9:55 AM 7,381 Views 12 Comments

The experienced coach won the 1992 League of Ireland First Division title as player/manager of Limerick City.

# big-sam - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From Limerick to the Three Lions: Big Sam to be named England boss imminently
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# Big Man In Town

From Limerick to the Three Lions: Big Sam to be named England boss imminently

Jul 20th 2016, 7:35 PM 12,909 Views 32 Comments

The 61-year-old could be confirmed as early as tomorrow.

# big-sam - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Big Sam dancing to Rihanna in Marbella is the best thing you'll see today
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# In A Hopeless Place

Big Sam dancing to Rihanna in Marbella is the best thing you'll see today

May 29th 2016, 2:02 PM 14,382 Views 14 Comments

The Sunderland boss has been busting a move on holidays.

# big-sam - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Big Sam Allardyce threatened to tear off his jacket in safety celebration
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# The Safety Dance

Big Sam Allardyce threatened to tear off his jacket in safety celebration

May 11th 2016, 10:42 PM 13,326 Views 17 Comments

He had us worried there for a sec.

# big-sam - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Big Sam's a Beyonce fan, Frampton's pizza agony - it's the sporting tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

Big Sam's a Beyonce fan, Frampton's pizza agony - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Feb 21st 2016, 10:30 AM 5,089 Views 0 Comments

Bryan Sheehan, Jay Baruchel and Steve Collins also make the cut.

# big-sam - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

'It's diabolical. We're flogging the lads' - Big Sam not happy with midweek Premier League schedule
# Hitting Out
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# Hitting Out

'It's diabolical. We're flogging the lads' - Big Sam not happy with midweek Premier League schedule

Jan 5th 2016, 11:27 AM 5,629 Views 13 Comments

Sunderland face a Premier League clash four days after this weekend’s FA Cup tie.

# big-sam - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Big Sam told he is out of job just seconds after the final whistle
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# Stay Classy

Big Sam told he is out of job just seconds after the final whistle

May 24th 2015, 5:20 PM 9,994 Views 28 Comments

West Ham aren’t renewing the 60-year-old’s contract and released a statement announcing the news this afternoon.

# big-sam - Thursday 9 April, 2015

In your Theatre of Dreams, Big Sam wants to be the Manchester United manager
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In your Theatre of Dreams, Big Sam wants to be the Manchester United manager

Apr 9th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,143 Views 12 Comments

The West Ham boss has revealed he’d love to sit in the home dugout at Old Trafford.

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