Richard Keys takes dig at West Ham performance, points out Allardyce irony

Sam Allardyce Press Conference 12/02/2014

The television presenter has been reflecting on West Ham's 1-0 win over Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.

Richard Keys believes West Ham United's performance against Sunderland was 'ironic' on Saturday afternoon, according to his personal blog.

Indeed, West Ham beat Sunderland at Upton Park, leaving former boss Sam Allardyce empty handed.

But Keys feels the east London side's performance had 'Allardyce' written all over it. He did give credit to Slaven Bilic for what he's achieved so far this season - but that didn't really soften his main point...

Keys wrote: "Then irony of West Ham's 1-0 win over Sunderland is that it was a result that Big Sam would've loved had he still been in charge at Upton Park! It was a performance that had 'Allardyce' written all over it as well. But credit is due to Slaven Bilic and his team for what they've achieved so far this season."

It seems Keys' praise of the Hammers had gone on for too long and he decided to revert back to type.

The above is a rather unnecessary dig to take at a side that have just own 1-0, isn't it?

Anyone would think Keys is bitter West Ham beat a good friend of his in the Sunderland boss.

Yes, West Ham weren't at their best. But nor were Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon. Good teams win when they're playing badly.

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