The Sunderland manager was confirmed as the new England boss on Friday.
The 22-year old was instrumental in the Gers' league cup victory last night.
Leeds fought back to win 4-3 against non-league Guiseley.
After leaving Preston, 34-year-old Allardyce – nicknamed Super Sam Bionic Man during his Bolton career – takes a player-coach role with West Brom.
As the arch winner José Mourinho will be disappointed with this defeat, though a game played in stifling heat was never really about the result.
A while ago Watford’s German-born Greek left-back José Holebas went into a tattoo studio, raised his fists and asked for the words “Don’t hate, care love” to be tattooed across his fingers.
The actor Idris Elba has again downplayed his chances of donning the tuxedo of British super-spy James Bond.
Sam Allardyce’s first act as England’s new manager was to inform his players that the time has come “to deliver”, with this challenge readily accepted by Wayne Rooney.
The diminutive attacker returns to La Liga on a season-long loan.
Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has insisted he is not concerned with reports that the France midfielder could join Manchester United for a world record transfer fee and refused to confirm if Pogba has asked to leave Juventus.
After the first set of her semi-final Serena Williams lifted a towel and used a corner to dab her forehead. It was the first sign she had broken any sweat. She defeated Elena Vesnina, the world’s 50th-best player, in 48 minutes.
Sometimes an athlete’s body language speaks far louder than words.
Graeme McDowell and Castle Stuart have never been a match made in heaven.