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Sam Allardyce trolls Jamie Carragher mercilessly, again

Carra’s gonna regret poking the Big Bear

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Jamie Carragher in happier times
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Childhood Everton fan, former Liverpool player and now television pundit Jamie Carragher certainly puts himself about on both the mainstream and social media channels.

Immediately after the recent Merseyside Derby when Everton needed a late penalty to draw a one-sided game at Liverpool, Carragher infuriated his fellow Reds when he admitted Dejan Lovren’s clumsy challenge on Dominic Calvert-Lewin was deserving of a penalty.

Then he invoked the wrath of Blues’ new manager Sam Allardyce by cracking a joke about how compact Everton were playing -

“If Everton got any deeper, they'd be in Stanley Park.”

Speaking to Danish television, Allardyce’s riposte was pedantic but effective -

“Jamie, if you're listening to this. You get forced back by two things. One is the talent of the opposition, and two is the failure of your players to play out correctly when they've got possession.

“So, next time I see Jamie I will give him a lesson in coaching so he can understand it better next time he's commentating.”

The Blues beat Swansea City last night and as part of his contractual obligations, Carragher interviewed Allardyce who reminded him of his Blue roots.

"I’ll give you the coaching session whenever you’re ready.. but you are a Blue anyway, aren’t you?

“Come any time. My door’s always open."

Carra has previously courted controversy with the Red Shite Side putting on the Everton kit for multiple press junkets when at Finch Farm and Goodison Park.