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Allardyce accepts damages

January 16, 2013
By ESPN staff
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has accepted substantial undisclosed damages over defamatory comments made by Steve Kean about his sacking from his previous post at Blackburn.

Allardyce brought defamation proceedings in London's High Court against Kean, who was Blackburn's manager at the time, during the summer 2011 pre-season tour of the Far East.

The former Bolton manager's solicitor, Hanna Basha, told Mr Justice Eady that the "false and defamatory'' allegation, made while ...

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