Sam Allardyce was always going to have to bend to fit... it's such a shame he couldn't see that he had to change
Many of us have been there with Sam Allardyce. A late night, a few drinks. Some big talk from Big Sam. Some of it would set you thinking, some of it would have you howling. Some of it you maybe wouldn’t want to repeat.
It has always been a part of the brutish charm. A real human being, warts and all, surviving his own way in an industry that feeds paranoia and destroys trust.
The problem is that all the loud and proud stuff doesn’t sit so well when you are England manager.
The most important and prestigious role in English football, it is a different job with different boundaries. Allardyce... read more
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