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Opinion: Big Sam – The Last Of The Great Football Characters

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

After sixty seven days, one victory, one pint of wine and a Chinese Sam Allardyce’s reign as England manager has ended in ignominy. When Big Sam was appointed just over two months ago there was that feeling of inevitability that he was not the man to rejuvenate the fortunes of the English national side much like Roy Hodgson and Steve …

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Premier League Considering Winter Break With Talks Currently Ongoing

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Heavy snow falls the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Stoke City at Goodison Park on December 26, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore and the Football Association are currently considering a winter break for the top-flight league, with talks on the subject ongoing. The news comes in light of recent comments made by the newly-appointed England manager Sam Allardyce, who called for a mid-season break during his first press conference as coach. Big Sam believes the lack of a …

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