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SAM ALLARDYCE

  • DATE OF BIRTH

    19/10/1954

  • COUNTRY OF BIRTH

    ENGLAND

  • STATUS

    MANAGER

  • CLUB

    West Ham United

  • PREMIER LEAGUE SEASONS

    13

Premier League Management Record
Matches W D L GF GA Pts Win %
408 141 110 157 490 558 533 35.0
Management Career
Premier League Clubs Bolton Wanderers, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United
Champions -
Manager of the Year -
Manager of the Month

August 2001, November 2003, January 2004, December 2006, February 2014

Other Honours

Notts County
   Division Three: 1997/98
   Promotion to Division Two: 1997/98

Bolton Wanderers
   Promotion to Premier League: 2000/01

West Ham United
   Promotion to Premier League: 2011/12

Career Summary

Vastly experienced manager Sam Allardyce is taking charge of a Barclays Premier League club for the fourth time after guiding West Ham United to promotion to the top flight of English football at the first time of asking.

Prior to his tenure at the Boleyn Ground, Allardyce made his bow in the Premier League with Bolton Wanderers. In his first big break as a manager, the former Trotters defender won promotion to the top flight in his second season in charge and secured Bolton’s safety in the Premier League. An impressive eighth place finish followed in the 2003/04 campaign and he guided his charges to sixth in the league the following season, earning Bolton qualification for the UEFA Europa League.

In 2007, he was appointed as Newcastle United manager after eight successful years with Bolton. He parted company with the Magpies in January 2008 but was back in management with Blackburn Rovers the following season. Two mid-table finishes followed for Rovers under his guidance before he was relieved of his duties in December 2010.

Appointed as West Ham manager in June 2011, after the Hammers were relegated from the Premier League, Allardyce was instilled with the hope of bouncing straight back to the top flight. He certainly did not disappoint as the East London club defeated Blackpool in the Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium after being in the top two of the division for much of the campaign.

Allardyce secured West Ham’s safety in the 2012/13 with two matches to spare after a fine first campaign back in the Premier League, before then guiding the club to 13th the following season.

Playing Career
Clubs

Bolton Wanderers: 1973-80
Sunderland: 1980-81
Millwall: 1981-83
Tampa Bay Rowdies: 1983
Coventry City: 1983-84
Huddersfield Town: 1984-85
Bolton Wanderers: 1985-86
Preston North End: 1986-89
West Bromwich Albion: 1989-91
Limerick: 1991-92
Preston North End: 1992

View manager profile on the official West Ham United Football Club website

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