Referring to Everton's win over West Ham, watched by Allardyce who was confirmed as manager the following day (above), Parish added: "He has the luck of the devil
At times, Tommy and the delightfully-named Tuppence (Jessica Raine), despite being essentially clueless and out of their depth, enjoyed the luck of the devil
as they got into, and then out of, scrape after scrape - it was a bit like watching a Famous Five adventure.
At the same time, Fortnum possessed extraordinarily good judgement and that absolute prerequisite of all the best collectors, the luck of the devil
Macclesfield manager Keith Alexander bemoaned his side's luck, adding: "Rochdale just had the luck of the devil
and if they continue to get those sorts of breaks they will be dead certs for promotion.
Martin O'Neill and the team have had the luck of the devil
and it will run out sooner or later of course.
I had the luck of the devil
with the way it turned out," he said.
The 15ft theatre backdrop depicting Parisian rooftops was used for a production of The Luck of the Devil
in London in 1939.
THE luck of the Devil
carried AC Milan to a Champions League Final showpiece against Liverpool.
It turns out Rix had not lost the luck of the devil
, supported through a trauma of his own making by colleagues determined to see him back as though nothing had happened and slag off his victim in the process.
Instead, Hoddle got away with a victory to prove yet again that although he claims to have God on his side, what he really has is the luck of the devil
The only objective Martin O'Neill can sensibly envisage for this season is to finish in the top 17, in which laudable pursuit he has had the luck of the devil
to have the devoted support of at least three London clubs.
9 Keep telling yourselves that while some teams not only have the luck of the devil
but appear to have struck a long-term deal with him, we are God's chosen team.
Gradi's men certainly fought back well, though they had the luck of the devil
when keeper Nico Vaesen spilled a Dean Ashton effort which spun into the net two minutes after the break.
Little wonder that underworld pals christened him Lucifer, saying he had the luck of the Devil