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Allardyce rubbishes claims he's lost West Ham dressing room

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed reports of losing the dressing room.

Allardyce wrote in the London Evening Standard: "I see there is some suggestion that I have 'lost' the dressing room. I would advise speaking to Kevin Nolan if you believe that.

"Yes, we have some fear about our game at the moment which we have to address and that can turn as quickly as you want it to. It's easy for someone to say the manager has 'lost' his players but how do they know? Are they here? Can they find someone who is not satisfied? Probably, yes, because there is always someone who is unhappy, probably because he is not playing. Can he create a stir? Yes, because he is unhappy about not being selected.

"You can always find one in the pack to stir things up but saying you've lost the dressing room is an easy, throwaway line from someone outside."

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