Large majority of West Ham fans support Allardyce appointment

PUBLISHED: 13:42 02 June 2011

Sam Allardyce.

Sam Allardyce.

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Hammers fans believe Allardyce can lead club back to the Premier League

An East London Advertiser poll has revealed that West Ham fans are happy with Sam Allardyce as the club’s new manager.

Eighty one per cent of those who voted thought that the former Blackburn man was the right man for the job.

Allardyce was officially announced on Wednesday as the new boss, replacing former incumbent Avram Grant who was sacked following the West Ham’s relegation from the top flight.

Allardyce has signeda two-year allegedly worth over £1million per year and the 56-year-old is expected to get the club promoted next season.

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