So that’s it then. He’s staying and there’s nothing an online poll or a banner outside the chairman’s house can do about it.
Sam Allardyce has saved his job by promising two things; employing an attacking coach and playing more attractive football. Both of which the fans will be genuinely happy to hear.
But that won’t be enough to get them back on side just yet. In fact, there’s a lot more they’re going to want from Allardyce before he fully earns the respect of the Hammers faithful.
Yes, he got us promoted via an amazing day out at Wembley and then followed it up with two mid-table finishes in the top-flight, but there have been a number of flaws over the last 12 months that means he is no longer flavour of the month at the Boleyn Ground.
So here’s SIX promises he must make in order to keep his job at West Ham…