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How is West Brom's Matt Phillips cementing his status as a top Premier League winger

On May 19th 2012 Matthew ‘Matt’ Phillips lined up for Blackpool at Wembley. This was the Championship play-off final, the 90-Million-pound match. It was a game Blackpool seemed destined to lose, with underdog status guaranteed against West Ham who stuck a crucial blow in the 87th minute, winning 2-1.   Yet this score line, despite its air of inevitability, forgets …

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Three things we learnt from Tottenham's 4-0 victory over West Brom

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham easily saw off West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on Saturday. The England striker now has 12 goals to his name this season but it was Tottenham’s dominant all-round team display that will receive the plaudits over the weekend. The home side ruthlessly dismantled West Brom and the abundance of quality and …

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Will Stoke City win the race for West Brom's out of favour forward?

Stoke City have resumed their pursuit for estranged West Bromwich Albion forward Saido Berahino according to multiple media outlets across the United Kingdom. Sky Sports News have reported that The Potters have made The Baggies a significant offer for the 23-year-old striker, although sources appear to suggest that any agreement remains some way off due to a contrast in each …

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Premier League: Team of the Week XX feat. Spurs and Arsenal stars

The story of Gameweek 20 came on Wednesday night, as Chelsea’s winning streak met its end at 13 games as Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham moved up to third with a 2-0 win over the leaders at White Hart Lane to preserve their unbeaten home record this season.   Chelsea still retain the grace of a five-point gap after second-placed Liverpool dropped …

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How Arsenal’s players rated in their 1-0 win over West Brom

Laurent Koscielny Arsenal

Olivier Giroud’s late winner kept Arsenal in the Premier League title race and helped the Gunners come through a tough afternoon against Tony Pulis’ West Brom on Boxing Day. After successive 2-1 defeats against Everton and Manchester City in the space of ten days, the Frenchman’s 86th minute header sealed a vital three points and ensured that Arsenal move level on …

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Arsenal vs West Brom: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Arsene Wenger

Arsenal will look to get their title challenge back on track on Monday when West Brom side in high-spirits travel to the Emirates Stadium for their Boxing Day clash.   After consecutive 2-1 defeats to Everton and rivals Manchester City in the space of five days, Arsenal have dropped to that all too familiar fourth spot behind Pep Guardiola’s side …

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Three key stats ahead of Arsenal vs West Brom

Arsenal may have had a couple of poor results in the build up to Christmas, losing their last two games on the road, but they return to the Emirates Stadium fourth in the table and with plenty of time to catch up with Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City. West Bromwich Albion will be the visitors on Boxing Day and arrive …

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Three key statistics ahead of West Brom vs Manchester United

After a pick up in recent results, both Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion will head into this game in high spirits, sitting sixth and seventh in the Premier League table respectively. United are now seven games unbeaten, and have won their last two following a victory at Selhurst Park in midweek, while West Brom have won four of their …

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