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Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

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While West Brom had the Chelsea defence under some pressure, Courtois was not called into action on too many occasions in the game. Monday, February 12, 2018Chelsea put an end to their two-game losing run with a workmanlike victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge. The hosts, who came off the back of humiliating defeats against Watford and Bournemouth respectively started the game nervously which saw Jay Rodriguez miss a glaring chance for Albion. However, the Blues' main man Eden Hazard produced an accomplished finish to get Chelsea a goal which settled any nerves and subsequently put them in control of the game. Victor Moses doubled the reigning Premier League champions' lead with a cool finish on 63 minutes before Hazard's shot from the edge of the box put some glos...
‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

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West Brom manager Alan Pardew was critical of the application of the Video Assistant Referee system during his side's 3-2 FA Cup win over Liverpool at Anfield.Three major incidents in the first half alone required the intervention of technology - including the first time a match referee has used a pitchside television replay.And although it eventually led to the correct decisions being made, the time it took - with almost four minutes elapsing between Mohamed Salah being fouled and Craig Pawson awarding a penalty which Roberto Fimino missed - left supporters and players on all sides angry and frustrated.Prior to that Craig Dawson had his header ruled out after VAR ruled Gareth Barry was in an offside position in front of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.MATCH REPORT - Liverpool 2-3 West Brom...
Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

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Jay Rodriguez scored twice as West Brom won at Liverpool in an extraordinary FA Cup fourth-round tie dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions.Referee Craig Pawson ruled out an Albion goal, gave Liverpool a penalty and delayed awarding the visitors' third goal because of VAR referrals.Rodriguez thumped an equaliser seconds after Roberto Firmino chipped an opener, then slotted Albion 2-1 up.Joel Matip's own goal made it 3-1, before Mohamed Salah pulled one back.Liverpool's first-half penalty, which Firmino missed, was a moment of VAR history - as it was the first time a referee in an English game had referred to a monitor on the touchline to make a final decision.Pawson ruled, after a significant delay, that Jake Livermore had tugged Salah's shirt, and pointed to the spot.Liverpo...
Confirmed: Tony Pulis sacked as West Brom manager

Confirmed: Tony Pulis sacked as West Brom manager

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Tony Pulis Monday, November 20, 2017Tony Pulis has been sacked as West Brom head coach, the club have announced.The Welshman had come under pressure from fans after a dreadful start to the season from the Baggies.Albion currently sit just one point above the relegation zone after claiming only two wins from their opening 12 games - and have scored only nine goals in the Premier League.More to follow...Let's block ads! (Why?)
West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis has dismissed links to the Wales job. The 59-year-old, who was born in Newport, has been installed as one of the favourites for the role with current manager Chris Coleman assessing his future. Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup after a 1-0 home defeat to the Republic of Ireland on Monday ended their hopes of reaching the play-offs.Coleman has said he is considering his position after previously saying it would be his final campaign.READ MORE: Gareth Bale and senior Wales players urge Chris Coleman stay on as managerBut Pulis has rejected any speculation.He said: "I'm quite happy where I am and I think it's wrong we're even talking about someone who's still in a job."Chris has done a fantastic job there and he'll be very disappointed at the m...