7 Things You Didn’t Know About Sam Allardyce


Sunderland manager, Sam Allardyce is in line to become the next manager of the three Lions. England are without a manager following the resignation of Roy Hodgson who oversaw a lackluster Euro 2016 campaign.

Here are 7 things you should know about the next England manager.

  1. He is the 4th longest serving manager in the EPL. Only Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp have managed more games in the premiership than him.
  2. He has never won a major trophy as a manager.
  3. He has never been relegated as a manager.
  4. He brought Okocha to the EPL.
  5. He was interviewed for the England job in 2006 following Sven-Goran Eriksson’s departure.
  6. He overcame undiagnosed childhood dyslexia, a reading disorder.
  7. He has run a fast-food restaurant before.


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