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Sam Allardyce: Former Toffees Gaffer Knew he Was Going to be SACKED

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Up until a matter of days, ago Sam Allardyce or as he’s more affectionately known as ‘big Sam’ says he knew the writing was on the wall for him before any of it happened. Although Allardyce still believes that he had the majority of the fans’ backing.

Big Sam let Everton this past Wednesday, 6 months into a tenure where he had saved the club from relegation and transformed them comfortably into a top 8 side once again.

Style Discrimination gets to Sam Allardyce

Part of this feels like discrimination against the preferred tactics and playing style of the former Bolton Wanderers boss. His record alone should have earned him a call up to a top premier league side by now.

Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce had a year remaining on his deal coming into this week. A deal that was only signed last November. However, Allardyce still remains adamant that he was aware of his fate before his meeting with owner Farhad Moshiri.

“It seemed to be done and dusted through the media,” he told Talksport.

“I think it was out there in the open for a couple of days. That leaves you with the certainty of what was going to happen.”

Unfairly so, Allardyce was heavily criticised by the Toffees faithful for the teams playing style. However, big Sam still believes those who wanted him out were simply the loudest and not the majority.

“I think there were certainly more Everton fans who were happy with what we were doing and going in the right direction than the ones that weren’t,” he said.

“Those who show discontent are the ones who are more open and vocal about it. I would say most of them didn’t want me out.”

‘Super Sam Bionic Man’

There isn’t a manager in the history of the Premier League who has been disrespected more times than Sam Allardyce. His record speaks for itself and his continued successes in the battle against relegation and beyond should have earned him more respect from the footballing fans.

Big Sam used to be affectionately known as “Super Sam Bionic Man” for his tough-tackling, no-nonsense, full on aggressive way of playing the game. Yet here we are after Newcastle, West Ham and Crystal Palace. All of whom fired him over the way in which the ball moved down the field rather than his record.

Sam Allardyce has only lost 200 games out of 512 in his managerial career to date. Whereas Eddie Howe, for example, A footballing favourite has lost nearly 50% of his games yet is still touted by some as an option to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal this summer.

 

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