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'Long-serving' Sam rises to eighth


Filed: Tuesday, 25th November 2014
By: Staff Writer


Sam Allardyce is now the eighth longest serving manager in English football following the departure of Mark Yates from Cheltenham Town.

Big Sam, who was appointed as West Ham United's 14th full-time manager in June 2011 rises to eighth in the table after Yates - who was the Football League's second longest serving manager, having been appointed five years ago next month - parted company with the Robins earlier today.

The 44-year-old had been in charge of the Whaddon Road-based club, currently 18th in League Two, since December 2009. Only Exeter City's Paul Tisdale (appointed in June 2006) and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal (September 1996) had been in charge of their respective clubs for longer.

The five other managers currently ahead of Allardyce in the list of longest-serving managers in England are Karl Robinson (MK Dons), Alan Pardew (Newcastle Utd), Darren Ferguson (Peterborough Utd), Dean Smith (Walsall) and Jim Bentley (Morecambe).

Cheltenham have confirmed that Yates' successor will be unveiled tomorrow (Wednesday).


In for the long haul: England's Longest-Serving Managers

1. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal (September 1996)
2. Paul Tisdale, Exeter City (June 2006)
3. Karl Robinson, MK Dons (May 2010)
4. Alan Pardew, Newcastle Utd (December 2010)
5. Darren Ferguson, Peterborough Utd (January 2011)
6. Dean Smith, Walsall (January 2011)
7. Jim Bentley, Morecambe (May 2011)
8. SAM ALLARDYCE, WEST HAM UTD (Jun 2011)
9. Phil Parkinson, Bradford City (August 2011)
10. Justin Edinburgh, Newport County (November 2011)


The Premier League's Longest-Serving Managers

1. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal (September 1996)
2. Alan Pardew, Newcastle Utd (December 2010)
3. SAM ALLARDYCE, WEST HAM UTD (Jun 2011)
4. Nigel Pearson, Leicester City (Nov 2011)
5. Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool (June 2012)
6. Paul Lambert, Aston Villa (June 2012)
7. Steve Bruce, Hull City (June 2012)
8. Sean Dyche, Burnley (October 20120)
9. Harry Redknapp, Queens Park Rangers (November 2012)
10. Mark Hughes, Stoke City (May 2013)





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