Allardyce departs after five months at Crystal Palace and is going to retire
Sam Allardyce is Tuesday, exactly five months after his appointment as coach of Crystal Palace already moved on with the Premier League club. The 62-year-old Englishman says not to return in the football.
In december of last year drew Allardyce as the successor of the dismissed Alan Pardew still has a contract for two and a half years at Selhurst Park.
“I don’t have the ambition to be somewhere else to go. I want the life to go out and enjoy now that I still relatively am young and am able to do the things I want to do”, says Allardyce in a statement.
“I want to travel and more time with my family and grandchildren to spend without the enormous pressure that the trainerschap brings with it.”
Allardyce joined Crystal Palace, three months after he was only 67 days and one international coach of England had been. The experienced trainer was discredited by a revealing report from The Daily Telegraph about corruption and fraud in English professional football.
Under the guidance of Allardyce maintained Crystal Palace last season in the Premier League. The club of defender Patrick van Bolted finished in fourteenth place with 41 points from 38 matches.
“This is the right time to stop. I just want to enjoy the things that are not possible if you continuously are working with the management of a football club, let alone a Premier League club.”
Earlier it was ‘Big Sam’ in the Premier League coach of Newcastle United, Sunderland, West Ham United, Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers.