Allardyce is currently the front runner for the vacant England job.
Arsenal need to bring in a top centre-back this summer.
The Magpies' preparations for their Championship campaign have suffered a setback.
Garry Monk was appointed the Leeds United head coach last month.
Another set-back for West Ham as Colombian target Carlos Bacca rejects a €30 million move
Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side will return to Fir Park for their Scottish League Cup game on Saturday.
Celtic lost against Lincoln Red Imps FC in the Champions League qualifiers on Tuesday.
Jason Day bucked the trend on Friday afternoon, completing his round in 70 to be the only man in the second half of the draw to finish with an under-par total.
Von Miller has signed a blockbuster $114.5m contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70m in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid nonquarterback in NFL history.
Whatever has just passed when, later this summer, Jessica Ennis‑Hill sits back and decides whether a remarkable career should continue for another 12 months, she will never have had a period like this.