Allardyce criticises Palace for panic sacking

Sam Allardyce believes Crystal Palace’s decision to sack Frank de Boer just four matches into the Premier League season is a sign of the “panic” in the modern game.

De Boer, 47, was dismissed by Palace on Monday after losing his fourth of four league fixtures with the club, namely the 1-0 defeat at Burnley.

“I have just heard the news that Frank has left today which is obviously very disappointing for him and for Palace,” De Boer’s predecessor Allardyce told Sky Sports News.

“But it shows the panic in football today is ever increasing due to the size of the