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Tony Pulis reveals fears over Ben Foster after West Brom goalkeeper injures knee playing with son

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis revealed a knee injury kept Ben Foster out of Monday night’s 1-1 draw at Leicester. Albion have yet to determine the extent of the injury, which the 34-year-old goalkeeper sustained during the international break while playing in the garden with his children. However, Pulis admitted he is worried about the problem given Foster missed 10 months in the 2015-16 season with anterior cruciate ligament damage. To compound his goalkeeping problems, stand-in Boaz Myhill, making his first Premier League start since April 2016 in Foster’s…

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Leicester v West Brom: Foxes eye flying start to the week

Leicester and West Brom’s Monday night records couldn’t be further apart but the Baggies will hope their in-your-face style will rattle the Foxes at the King Power. West Brom are unbeaten in each of their last seven away league games against Leicester West Brom were one of the few teams to get anything out of the King Power Stadium during Leicester’s 2015/16 title-winning campaign. The Baggies earned a 2-2 draw and added to that last season with a 2-1 away win. Tony Pulis seems to enjoy Leicester’s ground. Albion have…

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West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

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…

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West Brom boss accuses Sanchez of cheating after defeat at Arsenal

Media playback is not supported on this device West Brom manager Tony Pulis has accused Alexis Sanchez of “cheating” during Arsenal’s 2-0 win over the Baggies in the Premier League. Referee Bobby Madley also failed to give the Baggies what Pulis felt was a certain penalty for a foul on Jay Rodriguez when the game was goalless. “In the game’s first free-kick Sanchez dives and should be booked. That’s cheating,” Pulis told Sky Sports. “Then the tackle in the box on Jay, it is a stonewall penalty.” Match report: Lacazette…

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Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Alexandre Lacazette hits brace to seal Gunners victory

Alexandre Lacazette’s first double in English football continued Arsenal’s excellent home form as they beat West Brom 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium. On an evening when Alexis Sanchez, widely expected to leave at the season’s end when his contract expires, made his first league start since his attempt to join rivals Manchester City, the striker continued to justify his club-record transfer fee. Spoiling the occasion of Gareth Barry’s record 633rd Premier League appearance, his two goals also ensured a continuation of Arsenal’s 100 per cent record at the Emirates so…

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Lacazette scores twice as Arsenal beat West Brom

Alexandre Lacazette scored twice to earn a shaky Arsenal victory over West Brom, their third win in a row at Emirates Stadium. The France striker – who has scored in each of those home wins – headed into an open net in the 20th minute after West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster tipped Alexis Sanchez’s free-kick onto the crossbar. West Brom felt they should have been awarded a penalty before the opener when Shkodran Mustafi brought down Jay Rodriguez with a sliding challenge – but no foul was given by referee…

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Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Gunners stars rated and slated

The experienced goalkeeper showed his worth on a testing evening. Produced a brilliant fingertip save to deny Rodriguez and stood strong at set-pieces. Monday, September 25, 2017 Arsenal moved within one point of a top four spot after seeing off West Brom at the Emirates on Monday night. Two goals from Alexandre Lacazette sealed all three points for the Gunners against an impressive Baggies outfit. Victory for Arsene Wenger’s side keeps the club’s perfect home record intact, having collected three wins from their opening three fixtures at the Emirates. But…

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