Sam Allardyce

  • Allardyce wants to deny City title for Gerrard's sake May 9, 2014

    London: Strapping Sam Allardyce doesn't look the sentimental type, but the West Ham boss says he'd like his team to deny Manchester City the Premier League title in the final match of the season on Sunday because Liverpool's Steven Gerrard deserves to win it. City, who have already beaten West Ham...
  • West Ham staying up with 2-0 win over 10-man Spurs May 3, 2014

    London: West Ham guaranteed their Premier League survival with a 2-0 win over 10-man Tottenham on Saturday in a London derby that took the pressure off Hammers manager Sam Allardyce. Younes Kaboul was dismissed in the 25th minute with a straight red card. Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who prevented a far...
  • West Ham won't repeat Olympiakos mistakes, says Sam Allardyce March 20, 2014

    Olympiakos Piraeus were too open in the Champions League defeat by Manchester United and West Ham United will be more cautious when the teams meet at Upton Park on Saturday, said manager Sam Allardyce. Manchester United beat Olympiakos 3-2 on aggregate to reach the Champions League quarter-finals, overturning a 2-0 first-leg...
  • West Ham owners back manager Sam Allardyce January 6, 2014

    London: West Ham's co-chairmen have given their backing to manager Sam Allardyce, a day after the relegation-threatened club slumped to an embarrassing 5-0 loss to second-tier opposition in the FA Cup. Of the current bottom five teams in the Premier League, only next-to-last West Ham haven't changed managers by the halfway...
  • West Ham manager Sam Allardyce signs new deal May 11, 2013

    London: West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has ended uncertainty about his future by signing a new two-year contract with the Premier League club. The 58-year-old Allardyce has been in charge at Upton Park since 2011 and led West Ham back into the Premier League, where the team is assured a second...
  • Sam Allardyce fined after referee criticism February 6, 2013

    London: West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has been fined 8,000 pounds ($12,500) after being found guilty of misconduct by the English Football Association for criticizing a referee. Allardyce was charged after suggesting in comments to the media that referee Phil Dowd favored Manchester United in his decision-making during West Ham's loss...
  • West Ham's Allardyce to contest FA's misconduct charge January 24, 2013

    London: West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce said he will contest the Football Association's misconduct charge over his comments to the media following his side's FA Cup defeat at Manchester United. Allardyce criticised referee Phil Dowd after West Ham were denied what he considered a penalty while United were awarded...
  • Blackburn apologizes to Allardyce for Kean's slur January 8, 2013

    Blackburn: Blackburn has apologized to former manager Sam Allardyce for the false allegations about his firing made by his successor. Steve Kean, who was promoted to replace Allardyce in 2010, was filmed by fans in a Hong Kong bar the following year questioning Allardyce's integrity. Blackburn said on its website on...
  • West Ham coach Allardyce is 'underrated': Ferguson November 27, 2012

    London: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson believes West Ham United counterpart Sam Allardyce is "underrated" within soccer. The two sides clash in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Wednesday. "Big Sam went to Upton Park a year and a bit ago and the cynics said he's not a West Ham...