The KC Stadium

Next Game

Hull City v West Ham

Monday, 15 September 2014, 20:00

Barclays Prem

Upton Park

Last Game

West Ham 1 - 3 Southampton

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

West Ham plan Allardyce talks

West Ham co-chairman David Gold says the club will hold contract talks with manager Sam Allardyce at the end of the season.

Last Updated: 04/03/13 at 14:53 Post Comment

Sam Allardyce: Current West Ham deal expires in the summer

Sam Allardyce: Current West Ham deal expires in the summer

Gold says the club are keen to retain the services of the 58-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle and Blackburn boss, whose current deal expires in the summer.

"What we promised and, what Sam promised us, is that at the end of the season we would sit down and discuss Sam's position," Gold told talkSPORT.

"I'm very optimistic that Sam will be our manager next season. But we have to sit down.

"The agreement with the board was that we would sit down at the end of the season, not when we're safe - we are not mathematically safe as we speak."

Asked if he was worried Allardyce could agree a move elsewhere before then, he added: "There's always the danger that a bigger club comes in. There is that danger.

"Having said that Sam has given his word that he will sit down and discuss his contract at the end of the season and I trust him."

Allardyce was appointed Hammers boss in June 2011 and led them back into the Premier League in his first season in charge, despite some criticism from fans over the team's style of play.

The club are currently 12th in the top-flight table having amassed 33 points from 28 games.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Transfer news: Colombia striker Radamel Falcao joins Manchester United on loan

Manchester United have signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan with an option to buy.

Transfer news: Hatem Ben Arfa leaves it late to join Hull City on loan

Hull City have signed midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Newcastle.

Transfer news: Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck from Manchester United

Arsenal have signed Danny Welbeck from Manchester United for a fee believed to be in the region of £15-16million.

Mail Box

It's That Time Again: 'Wenger Out'

Are Arsenal fans the ficklest in the Premier League? That's one question in the mailbox as Gooners call for Wenger to leave (again). Plus, plenty of reaction to Falcao...

Wenger: The Most Stubborn Manager Going

Arsenal fans would quite like their club to sign a striker thank you very much, whilst someone is excited about Jim White et al. Plus, Klose to Arsenal please...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property