# Sam Allardyce

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Sam Allardyce leaving West Brom because he sees himself as a short-term manager
The former England boss will leave The Hawthorns at the end of the season on Sunday.
# Big Sam
Sam Allardyce decides to leave West Brom at end of club’s relegation season
The manager declined the Baggies’ ‘generous offer’ to stay on ‘after serious consideration’.
'Hope and expectation is always the thing that kills an England manager and he’s got to produce this time around'
Michael Calvin talks about the pressures on an England manager on this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.
# Unimpressed
Sam Allardyce says VAR is becoming a laughing stock
Another controversial decision was made in West Brom’s 3-0 win against Southampton.
# non committal
Sam Allardyce: I can’t promise players won’t hug if they score
Premier League managers and captains are attending virtual meetings to discuss new protocols over goal celebrations.
# Red Tape
Brexit has already scuppered some of Sam Allardyce's transfer plans
Work permit issues have forced West Bromwich Albion to withdraw from three January deals.
# Concern
Allardyce calls for 'circuit break' as positive Covid tests rise in Premier League
The Premier League returned its highest number of positive Covid-19 tests this season on Tuesday.
# trolling
Sam Allardyce won’t start winding up rival managers until Baggies start winning
The West Brom boss will leave his usual ‘tittle-tattle’ to one side while he focuses on leading a rescue effort at the Hawthorns.
# Unhappy
Sam Allardyce considers stripping Jake Livermore of captaincy
The skipper was shown a first-half red card, after a VAR review.
# Back In The Game
'I had to go to Limerick to find a job and work my way through the leagues to get to where I am now'
Sam Allardyce, who began his management career in the League of Ireland in 1991, was unveiled as new West Brom boss today.
# The Sam Of God
Sam Allardyce confirmed as new West Brom manager
Allardyce takes over at The Hawthorns following the dismissal of Slaven Bilic.
# Big Sam
Allardyce turns down offer to return as Newcastle manager
The 64-year-old claims he was approached to replace Rafa Benitez.
# little sam
Sam Allardyce - grandson of the man himself - signs for League One side Oxford
The club say that the 18-year-old is an ‘old-school defender’.
# Feeling left out
Sam Allardyce bemoans number of foreign coaches working in English football
‘It’s becoming more difficult to choose a career as an Englishman in your own country’.
# Puke football
Everton midfielder: 'The football played by Big Sam was awful, if it could even be called football'
Nikola Vlasic wasn’t a fan of Sam Allardyce’s approach.
# bossman
Hughton dismisses link to vacant Ireland job but Big Sam declares his interest
Both men have been linked with the position following the departure of Martin O’Neill yesterday morning.
# big sam allardici
'I slipped up' - Allardyce backtracks on Dier-Busquets comparison
The former England manager insists that he was merely sticking up for the Tottenham star after criticism of his performances in the media.
# Dier Straits
Sergio Busquets is no better than Eric Dier, according to Sam Allardyce
Busquets had little impact in Spain’s 3-2 defeat to England last night.
# this is it
'He is at his peak' - Allardyce questions if Pogba will ever reach the required level at Man United
The midfielder has faced repeated criticism for his performances at Old Trafford in recent seasons.
# Moving On
Everton cut their losses and sell Dutch midfielder Klaassen to German club after disastrous spell
The former Ajax captain has joined Werder Bremen, having failed to make an impact in the Premier League after arriving for €26 million last summer.
# gotta have faith
Southgate should stay on, even if England are World Cup flops – Ferdinand
The FA should give the 47-year-old their backing due to his knowledge of youth football, says the ex-Manchester United man.
# Big Sam
'I'm surprised how it came about. It seemed to be done and dusted through the media'
Sam Allardyce reflects on how his Everton reign ended yesterday.
# Big Sam
Allardyce sacked as Everton boss after just 6 months in charge with Silva tipped to take over
The former England boss took over last November at Goodison Park.
# Round-Up
Lanzini double gives Moyes hope as abject Blues take thumping at Newcastle
Two goals from Manuel Lanzini and a superb strike from Marko Arnautovic earned David Moyes’ West Ham side a 3-1 final-day win over Everton.
# Rooney Rule
Rooney 'hasn't asked to leave' Everton, insists Allardyce
The striker has been heavily linked with a move to America.
# Drama
Southampton cough up late equaliser against Everton to hand West Brom a lifeline
Tom Davies scored with a deflected strike to cancel out Nathan Redmond’s 56th-minute header.
# a win is a win
'What is entertainment?' - Allardyce confident of staying as Everton manager
He has been criticised for his playing style by fans, but is remaining defiant at Goodison Park.
# High praise
'Seamus's defensive header at the end was just as good as my goal'
Theo Walcott was full of praise for the Ireland international after his performance against Newcastle.
# Reaction
'What was wrong with our style today?' Allardyce hits back at Everton critics
Sam Allardyce sees no reason for Everton to alter their approach after climbing to eighth in the Premier League.
# Big Sam
Allardyce upset by Everton survey asking fans to rate his performance as manager
Big Sam isn’t happy.
# Our survey says...
Everton have asked their fans to rate Big Sam's performance as manager
The Toffees are looking for marks out of 10 after sending the questionnaire to supporters.
# Claim
Rooney 'struggles against the best opposition,' says Allardyce
Everton manager Sam Allardyce was critical of the English striker’s display against Liverpool.
# Explanation
'Nobody is too big to come off' - Allardyce defends substitution after Rooney anger
The former Man United star may not have been happy, but his manager argued it was the right call
# Stalemate
Everton rue late misses as Merseyside derby ends goalless at Goodison
Mohamed Salah’s absence left Liverpool lacking attacking quality as Everton held them to a 0-0 draw in the Premier League on Saturday.
# Road To Recovery
Ireland's McCarthy could make early return from double leg fracture
Sam Allardyce is hopeful the midfielder will be back for pre-season training.
# rampage
New boys sparkle and Aaron Ramsey hits three as Arsenal thump Everton
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made a goalscoring start to his Gunners career.
# Captain Fantastic
Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman
“When you sprint 80 yards with the ball in the 92nd minute and the opposition players, who have been playing every week, can’t catch up, it shows the tremendous capacity for the game that he has.”
# Hero
'He's an example to every player at this football club'
Sam Allardyce hailed Seamus Coleman after his return to the Premier League last night.
# Great News
Coleman set for long-awaited first-team return after being named in Everton squad
The Ireland captain is on his way back from a double leg break and came through an U23 game unscathed last week.
# Get Well Soon
'He's paid a heavy price for his bravery and commitment. It's a big blow'
Ireland midfielder James McCarthy suffered a double leg-break in Everton’s draw with West Brom.