The Trawler

Big Sam has the last laugh

May 21, 2012
By Will Tidey
Welcome to The Trawler, your weekly submersion through the teeming waters of life in the Championship, League One and League Two. You might be surprised what you find down there.

Big Sam's grand slam

In the end, Big Sam would not be denied his "told you so" moment. Ricardo Vaz Te's late winner saw West Ham to play-off glory against Blackpool at Wembley, and delivered on Allardyce's many promises to take the Hammers back to the Premier League at his first attempt.

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