• Merseyside Derby: Allardyce effect already clear at Everton

    One year ago - By National Post

    Sam Allardyce leaned back in his seat, a broad grin across his face.
    As manager of relegation-threatened Crystal Palace, he'd just masterminded a victory at Liverpool and was determined to lap it up.
    “With our limited possession, we exposed Liverpool's weaknesses time and time again,” Allardyce said, almost chuckling.
    “On corners, Liverpool are pretty weak,” he added. “They've conceded six off corners. It's now seven.”
    It was classic “Big Sam,” reveling in outmanoeuvring a bigger club and letting everyone know about it. Just like in 2014 when, after his West Ham team earned a 0-0 draw at...
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