West Ham boss Sam Allardyce talks in third person and tells lies

Speaking at a press conference, Sam Allardyce had this to say about his reputation:

“Everywhere I’ve been I entertain the public, irrespective of the perception that Sam Allardyce plays long-ball football.”

We love Sam and think he gets a lot of undue stick, but he really doesn’t help himself sometimes.

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Monomaniacal Man

Sam Allardyce blames Arsene Wenger for his rubbish football reputation

Rubbish Shirt, Sam…


Remember when Arsene Wenger was first appointed Arsenal boss? Remember the whole ‘Bloody foreign managers, ay? Coming here and taking the jobs of good ol’ British managers and being rude and snotty about it. Discussing things like ‘tactics’ and other fancy concepts’?

Remember? REMEMBER?! Well it [...]

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Real Madrid on alert as Blackburn sack Sam Allardyce

Are Rovers’ new owners looking to replace him with Maradona?

Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce, September 2010:

I’m not suited to Bolton or Blackburn, I would be more suited to Inter or Real Madrid. It wouldn’t be a problem to me to go and manage those clubs [...]

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Sam Allardyce is at it again

The big man checks in for his weekly bout of braggadocio


Part three in Sam Allardyce‘s ingenious campaign to make everyone take him seriously [by acting as if he's in the throes of a breakdown.]

This week: talking in the third person.

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Is Sam Allardyce on a Joaquin Phoenix-style wind-up?

It’s either that or crack. Lots and lots of crack.


If you like to balance the low-brow nonsense you read on The Spoiler with high brow artsy stuff like ‘going to the cinema’, you may already know of “I’m Still Here“, a mockumentary based on actor Joaquin Phoenix’s (staged…?) [...]

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