Sam Allardyce's First XI: Where are they now?
Allardyce got off to the perfect start in what turned out to be a brief spell as manager of Newcastle. Soon after Glenn Roeder's departure towards the end of the 2006/07 season, Allardyce left Bolton after serving there for eight years. He helped the Trotters gain promotion to the Premier League and kept them there. Coincidentally, Allardyce's first game for Newcastle was a return to Bolton for the opening day fixture. He got off to a flying start thanks to goals from Charles