Allardyce not under threat at Newcastle

Sam Allardyce's job is not under threat at Newcastle United, despite Saturday's dismal home defeat to Liverpool.

Allardyce was barracked with chants of "Big Sam for England" by seething supporters yesterday during the 3-0 home defeat by Liverpool.

But a source close to Magpies chairman Chris Mort told the Sunday Sun that talk of Allardyce being on the brink of the sack was "absolute nonsense".

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