When one thinks of managerial spats in the Premier League, it is usually Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, or Pep Guardiola, but now we have a new contest on the cards: in the blue corner, Big Sam Allardyce, the heavyweight from Dudley, against Marco Silva, the Portuguese middleweight.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Dele Alli turns 21 tomorrow, and although Mauricio Pochettino says he loves him like a son, it is typical of the Tottenham manager’s style that he will not give special treatment to the man he believes is the best young player in Europe.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Watford 1, Crystal Palace 1: One could hardly tell from the thunderous expression on his face at the full-time whistle, as his new charges at Crystal Palace were held by Watford, but big Sam Allardyce said he was “excited” to be back in the big time.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
It shouldn’t be all about Cristiano Ronaldo, it really shouldn’t, but from the moment people labelled this match as Ronaldo v Bale you knew there was no way on earth he was going to settle for second best — and that’s why Wales are finally out of Euro 2016 and Portugal can look forward to the final in Paris on Sunday.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016