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West Ham boss Allardyce explains laughing at "squealing" Flores

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce slammed Swansea City defender Chico Flores for Andy Carroll's dismissal. The Hammers boss blamed Flores for the sending off which came after Carroll and the defender had been involved in an aerial duel.

Allardyce recalled the incident which so greatly amused him during West Ham's October trip to Swansea.

Flores had gone to ground clutching his face and moaning following a challenge from Carlton Cole in the goalless draw, and Allardyce was later seen laughing in the Spaniard's face because of his "squealing".

Allardyce told BT Sport: "That was him squealing and centre-halves aren't supposed to squeal are they?"

Referring back to Saturday's game, he said: "If we're going to red card people for that then we might as well stop playing and I might as well retire. "He (Webb) can't be absolutely certain of what's happened, except that Chico Flores is over-exaggerating, which is generally the norm for him unfortunately."

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