Allardyce 'surprised' by AVB sacking

December 17, 2013
By Kevin Palmer

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says he did not see Tottenham’s decision to sack Andre Villas-Boas coming, but he does not believe the rising number of Premier League dismissals puts additional pressure on his own position at Upton Park. 

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