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Big Sam brushes off abuse from West Ham fans after losing 4-0 to West Brom; Match highlights [VIDEO]

Boss Sam Allardyce brushed off fans' fury after West Ham were dumped out of the FA Cup at West Brom. The Hammers chief was abused and his substitutions jeered by the traveling supporters during their 4-0 thumping at The Hawthorns. Brown Ideye scored twice while James Morrison and Saido Berahino […]

The Jose Mourinho, Sam Allardyce and Tony Pulis Way: Pragmatism is Not Cynicism

Soccer is all about results. It’s a results oriented business, not an entertainment first oriented charity. All too often supporters and many in the media seem to forget this reality.  Obsession with style and aesthetic elements of soccer has always been prevalent, but recently the proponents of the beautiful game […]

Benitez Body Language Irks Big Sam

It’s quite rare to find myself defending Rafa Benitez in any respect, but I think the recent comments by Sam Allardyce are more than ridiculous.  After Liverpool’s 4-0 romp of his team, the Blackburn manager claims Benitez showed a “lack of respect” for failing to meet for the traditional post-game […]

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Andrei Arshavin: Arsenal’s Added Cutting Edge

Football fans are not the most patient of breeds and short memories  are part and parcel of the game. As Arsenal hit top form and sit comfortably within the coveted Champions League places, few Gunners will recall that spell between January and February when their attack floundered haplessly. Shorn of their […]

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Jurgen Klopp has agreed 3-year deal with Liverpool; Press conference scheduled for tomorrow

Jurgen Klopp has agreed to become Liverpool’s new manager and will officially sign his contract when he flies into Merseyside on Thursday evening. Press Association Sport understands all negotiations have been completed with the former Borussia Dortmund boss and confirmation from the club is likely to follow later today. Liverpool’s […]

CONCACAF Cup: Jurgen Klinsmann vs. Tuca Ferretti is a battle between 2 different coaching beliefs

The major qualm with Jurgen Klinsmann when he was hired by the United States became embodied in Philipp Lahm’s autobiography, where the Bayern legend and former German international portrayed Joachim Loew as the real tactical mind behind the 2006 Nationalmannschaft. Klinsmann dwelled on fitness, never talked about tactics, and left […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls as well as the latest updates on the FIFA crisis. UPDATE: Alright, so here's the deal. @SoccerMorning won't be live today, but I am recording. Going to take blind calls, @bestsoccershow style. — Jason Davis (@davisjsn) October 8, 2015 You can listen to Soccer […]