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Crystal Palace Due £2M If Sam Allardyce Takes Another Management Job Before '19

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 26 / 17

EPL side Crystal Palace will be entitled to £2M ($2.59M) compensation from Sam Allardyce's next club "if he takes another management job inside two years," according to Matt Hughes of the LONDON TIMES. The former England manager is owed a £2M bonus for "keeping Palace in the Premier Leag...

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