BBC Sport - Sam Allardyce: The new Crystal Palace manager's turbulent year

Sam Allardyce's rollercoaster 2016

As Sam Allardyce is appointed as the new manager of Crystal Palace, BBC Sport looks back at a topsy-turvy 2016 for the man they call "Big Sam."

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