Sam Allardyce: "No, I´m not bitter. Once people make a decision, there is nothing you can do about it.
"There is no point being bitter and twisted about it because that will only affect you, it does not affect the people you have left.
"For me, it's disappointing and you have to move on with your life.
"I don't know why there was a sudden change of heart from the chairman, to be honest with you. You can only ask Chris that and he can only answer that question, not me.
"For me, it is the future now. I will take a break with my wife and go away, have a little bit of a re-charge of the batteries, come back and then move on with my football career.
"Me and my wife will get away in the sunshine, have a little bit of a break and then come back and re-focus and obviously stay in football.
"When that will come? Who knows? We will just have to wait and see.
"I am not speculating on who is going to be taking over my position at
"Now a decision has been made and I have got to move on with my life."