Quote of the Day

“You either come out fighting or you sink and die – I come out fighting as a manager and my staff and players are the same. We’ve got to get out there, face the music and use it to anger us, if you like, make us mad, and win football matches.”

After a disastrous week in which his side has suffered back-to-back 5-0 and 6-0 defeats, West Ham boss Sam Allardyce mixes the metaphors in a bid to inspire his players.