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West Brom pick point at Chelsea


James McClean’s late equaliser earned West Brom a share of the points as they refused to accept defeat at Chelsea. The Blues went ahead when Cesar Azpilicueta turned in fellow full-back Branislav Ivanovic’s low cross. Craig Gardner’s skimming shot levelled, but it seemed Chelsea had done enough when Gareth McAuley prodded Willian’s cross into his own net. But when the ...

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Premier League round-up: Wayne Rooney snatches win for Manchester United and Arsenal move two points clear at top


Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle Laurent Koscielny scored the only goal of the game as Arsenal beat Newcastle at the Emirates to go two points clear at the top of the Premier League. Aleksandar Mitrovic had the only notable chance of the first 45 minutes but his overhead kick was straight at Petr Cech. Koscielny finally gave the Emirates crowd something to ...

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Jose Mourinho blames ‘top contenders’ for Chelsea defeat


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho blamed his side’s Premier League title rivals for Monday’s 3-0 defeat at West Brom. The Blues, who had Cesc Fabregas sent off, saw their 16-match unbeaten run ended by two goals from Saido Berahino and one from Chris Brunt. Mourinho, whose side won the title with three matches to spare, acknowledged he and his players were ...

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West Brom boss Pulis fumes: ‘How in God’s name he sends off the wrong player is beyond me!’


West Brom manager Tony Pulis admitted he is “concerned” by the lack of consistency from Premier League referees after seeing his side controversially reduced to ten men early in Saturday’s defeat to Man City. Barely two minutes had been played at the Etihad Stadium before Gareth McAuley was mistakenly sent off by referee Neil Swarbrick for a foul actually committed ...

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Premier League round-up: Kane hits hat-trick as Spurs beat Leicester in thriller, and Arsenal win again

Man of the Moment: Harry Kane

Harry Kane celebrated winning an England call-up by hitting his first Premier League hat-trick in a thrilling 4-3 victory for Tottenham against Leicester. The 21-year-old striker, named in Roy Hodgson’s Three Lions squad for the first time earlier this week, scored twice inside 13 minutes to put Spurs in control at White Hart Lane. The Foxes fought back to level ...

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West Ham FA Cup defeat at West Brom leads to apology for fans


West Ham chairman David Gold and goalkeeper Adrian both apologised to the travelling supporters following the Hammers’ 4-0 FA Cup loss at West Brom. The visitors conceded two goals in each half and finished with 10 men after substitute Morgan Amalfitano was sent off after 70 minutes. Gold tweeted: “I feel sorry for myself but most of all I feel ...

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