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Man Utd star reacts to handing the title to Man City

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Gift-wrapped: Man City champions as United crash on Guardiola golf day

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday after Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Brom as coach Pep Guardiola added a first English title to his three apiece at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday.

Official: Man City Are Your 2017/18 Premier League Champions!

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Man City have clinched the 2017/18 Premier League title thanks to a timely assist from their ever-obliging nextdoor neighbours.

After Pep Guardiola's side bowled Tottenham aside on Saturday, Manchester United followed up by slumping to a pathetic 1-0 away defeat to rock bottom West Brom on Sunday that left City's lead at the summit mathematically unassailable.

Man United 0-1 West Brom: What We Learned

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After the heights of the victory in the derby, Manchester United lost 1-0 to West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday thanks to a goal from Jay Rodriguez in the second half and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, looks at the talking points from the match.

Return to uncertainty

It seems the encounter at the Etihad took everything away from the team when it should have had the opposite effect.

Man City’s title triumph: 5 defining matches

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday when closest challengers Manchester United stumbled to a shock 1-0 defeat to West Brom.

Having swept to the title in dazzling style, here AFP Sport looks back at five matches that played a key role in City’s success this season:

Man City 5 Liverpool 0 (September 9)

After two relatively low-key wins in their first three matches, this stunning demolition of Liverpool served as an early sign that City were a different proposition from the team that struggled to impose themselves the previous season.

Man City’s title triumph: 5 defining matches

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday when closest challengers Manchester United stumbled to a shock 1-0 defeat to West Brom.

Having swept to the title in dazzling style, here AFP Sport looks back at five matches that played a key role in City’s success this season:

Man City 5 Liverpool 0 (September 9)

After two relatively low-key wins in their first three matches, this stunning demolition of Liverpool served as an early sign that City were a different proposition from the team that struggled to impose themselves the previous season.

Man City take title as United crash to West Brom

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions without kicking a ball on Sunday as rock bottom West Brom stunned Manchester United with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford.

United simply had to avoid defeat to keep the title race mathematically alive, but a late header from Jay Rodriguez gave West Brom a hugely surprising three points and finally gave their fans something to cheer this season.

Manchester City’s title triumph: 5 key players

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City sealed the Premier League title on Sunday when local rivals Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to West Brom.

Despite blowing the chance to win the league against United last weekend, City still matched United’s record by claiming the title with five games to spare.

Manchester City’s title triumph: 5 key players

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City sealed the Premier League title on Sunday when local rivals Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to West Brom.

Despite blowing the chance to win the league against United last weekend, City still matched United’s record by claiming the title with five games to spare.

Confirmed Team News: Man Utd vs West Brom

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Report: West Brom keen to sign experienced defender for free in the summer

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According to reports from The Sunday People (printed edition; 15/04/2018 – page 45), West Bromwich Albion have joined the race to sign Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton in the summer transfer window.

The 33-year-old is one of the senior most players at the club and has been on the club’s books since 2011.

Where to find Man United vs. West Brom on US TV and streaming

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4-2-3-1: Man Utd predicted XI to face West Brom

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Predicted line-ups: 4-2-3-1 for Man United against injury-hit West Brom

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Manchester United will bid to strengthen their grip on second place in the Premier League on Sunday as struggling West Bromwich Albion visit Old Trafford.

United have won their last five league games in a row – including victories over Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.

The Red Devils crashed out of the Champions League against Sevilla during that run, but they look in good shape to finish second this season and are in the last four of the FA Cup.

Man City target ready to snub Arsenal, wants Etihad move in the summer

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West Brom defender Jonny Evans is looking to join Manchester City in summer.

The former United centre-back is expected to leave once relegation is confirmed and Etihad is his preferred destination.

Manchester City tried to sign the player in January but the Baggies refused to sell back then.

Tottenham want 30-yr-old in summer, could be a superb bargain for Pochettino

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West Brom defender Jonny Evans is expected to leave the club this summer.

The Baggies are in danger of going down this season and Daily Mail are reporting that Evans is a target for Tottenham.

The Londoners could sign the former Manchester United defender on a bargain if the Baggies go down.

Aston Villa want 28-yr-old England international, would be a superb addition

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Aston Villa are interested in signing the West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore at the end of this season.

The 28-year-old midfielder is expected to leave the Baggies and the Championship outfit will try to sign him according to Daily Mail.

West Brom are in danger of going down this season and someone like Livermore is unlikely to stick around.

Report: West Ham have held talks to sign £16.5m striker, Spurs could be interested

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According to reports from the Daily Mail, West Ham are eyeing a move to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon in the summer transfer window, although the Hammers could face competition from London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham.

The Baggies find themselves rock bottom in the Premier League table with just five games left to play and are destined to drop into the Championship next season.

Report: West Brom eye £6m Everton man, could be exactly what the Baggies need

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According to reports from The Times, Sam Allardyce has emerged as a contender to fill the vacant managerial role at West Bromwich Albion, should he be relieved of his duties by Everton at the end of the season.

Allardyce took charge at the Merseyside club when Everton were badly struggling in the league under Ronald Koeman.

Aston Villa snapping up 27-year-old at risk of relegation would be a terrific signing

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Earlier this month, the Sunday People reported that (18th March 2018; page 48), Aston Villa are rivalling Middlesbrough to sign West Brom defender Craig Dawson.

Tony Pulis, who is now the boss at Boro, is keen to be reunited with Dawson at the end of the season. West Brom are teetering on the verge of relegation, and the Baggies could lose some of their key players if they drop down to the Championship.

Interesting clause will help Spurs land major bargain, Pochettino wants 30-yr-old

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Tottenham are interested in signing the West Brom defender Jonny Evans this summer.

According to Telegraph, the Londoners will consider triggering his release clause if the Baggies go down. In the event of relegation, Evans will be allowed to leave for just £3million.

Judging by his quality and experience, Evans would be a massive bargain for any side at that price.

Dyche wants 27-yr-old Aston Villa target, Burnley set to bid for him this summer

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Burnley are looking to add to their defence in the summer and Sean Dyche has identified Craig Dawson as a £10million target.

The 27-year-old centre back as developed into a key player for West Brom over the years and Dyche wanted to sign him at the start of this season as well.

Burnley sold Michael Keane to Everton in the summer and Dawson was identified as a replacement.

Middlesbrough looking to this former player, deal could be done in summer

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Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is looking to sign Chris Brunt from West Brom at the end of this season.

The Riverside outfit have been very impressive since the arrival of Pulis and the Teessiders have a good chance of securing promotion to the Premier League.

According to reports, Pulis is hoping to raid his former club for Chris Brunt and Craig Dawson.

Five Things: Goodbye Liverpool hello Madrid, Everton striker benefits from legend’s influence, WBA boss a goner

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The FA Cup quarter-finals resulted in a shortened Premier League programme, but there was still lots for fans to debate after the games.

Mohamed Salah’s four-goal haul for Liverpool against Watford was undoubtedly the highlight of the weekend, but the likes of Bournemouth and Crystal Palace also had plenty of reasons to be cheerful after recording important victories.

Report: Pulis keen to be reunited with 27-year-old; faces competition from Aston Villa

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According to reports from the Sunday People (printed edition; 18/03/2018 – page 48), Tony Pulis is keen to sign West Bromwich defender Craig Dawson for Middlesbrough.

The 27-year-old joined the Baggies in 2010 and has been one of their key players ever since. Pulis wants a reunion with his former player at the Riverside stadium in the summer and will make a move for him.

Palace improve survival hopes, West Brom facing relegation

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a crucial 2-0 win at Huddersfield, but West Bromwich Albion look destined for relegation after an agonising 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday.

With several of the Premier League’s big guns on FA Cup quarter-final duty this weekend, the focus in a reduced top-flight fixture list turned to the battle to avoid relegation.

Palace improve survival hopes, West Brom facing relegation

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a crucial 2-0 win at Huddersfield, but West Bromwich Albion look destined for relegation after an agonising 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday.

With several of the Premier League’s big guns on FA Cup quarter-final duty this weekend, the focus in a reduced top-flight fixture list turned to the battle to avoid relegation.

Snapshot: Watford Advertising Board Catches Fire After Being Exposed To West Brom’s Incendiary Football…

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As if a metaphor for West Brom's season, one of the electronic advertising hoardings caught fire during the Baggies' trip to Vicarage Road on Saturday afternoon.

After being exposed to the dire football being played by Alan Pardew's team for an hour or so, the hoarding simply decided to take the easy way out and self-combust.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester United, who host fourth-placed Chelsea on Sunday, as Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane were also on target.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom in danger

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester United, who host fourth-placed Chelsea on Sunday, as Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane were also on target.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom in danger

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a “joy to watch” as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Klopp’s men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester United, who host fourth-placed Chelsea on Sunday, as Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane were also on target.

Report: West Ham and West Brom keeping eye on 24-year-old forward; club bracing themselves for offers

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According to reports from ESPN, a host of Premier League clubs are keeping a close eye on Ostersunds striker Saman Ghoddos following his impressive Europa League performance against Arsenal.

The report claims that West Ham, Leicester City, Southampton, West Brom and Brighton & Hove Albion are tracking the exciting forward.

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Racism charge against West Brom’s Rodriguez dropped

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – No action will be taken against Jay Rodriguez after the Football Association announced Friday that an allegation of racism against the West Bromwich Albion striker was “not proven”.

The 28-year-old had been accused of using “abusive and/or insulting words which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race” towards Brighton and Hove Albion’s Gaetan Bong during the Baggies’ 2-0 win in January.

Racism charge against West Brom’s Rodriguez dropped

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – No action will be taken against Jay Rodriguez after the Football Association announced Friday that an allegation of racism against the West Bromwich Albion striker was “not proven”.

The 28-year-old had been accused of using “abusive and/or insulting words which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race” towards Brighton and Hove Albion’s Gaetan Bong during the Baggies’ 2-0 win in January.

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West Brom See Proposal To Introduce ‘Safe Standing’ Terrace At Hawthorns Snuffed Out By Government

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West Brom have seen their proposal to introduce a 'safe standing' area at The Hawthorns next season turned down by the government.

The Baggies had hoped to remove 3,600 of the existing seats in the Smethwick End of the stadium and replace them with 'rail seats', which can be locked in an upright position to allow fans to stand.

Official: West Brom ‘Mutually Part Company’ With Alan Pardew After Four Dire Months In Charge

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Nice of them to delay pulling the plug on April Fool's Day, but West Brom have officially cut Alan Pardew adrift in the wake of Saturday's home defeat against Burnley.

The Baggies are bottom of the league, a full 10 points from safety with six games left to play and on the wrong end of a run of eight successive Premier League defeats.

Jonny Evans: Spurs interested in £3m signing

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Watford: Troy Deeney Keeps Ridiculously Impressive Goal-Scoring Quirk Alive By Scoring On 300th League Appearance (Video)

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In notching the only goal of the game in Watford's win over West Brom on Saturday afternoon, Troy Deeney kept a fantastically quirky and impressively prolific goal-scoring record alive.

Come the 77th minute, Deeney latched onto a precise through-ball from Will Hughes and steered a clever disguised finish past Ben Foster to snare all three points for the Hornets on his 300th league appearance for the club.

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Man Utd vs West Brom: Early preview and betting tips

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Blowhard: Everton Boss Sam Allardyce Cites Finishing Above West Brom As Proof His First Five Months In Charge Have Been Successful

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With the club lolling in rude health up in 9th place, a full 12 points above the relegation zone, Everton manager Sam Allardyce has once again snorted at uneducated claims that his tenure at Goodison has been anything less than perfectly satisfactory.

On a hot streak of four wins in their last 15 outings, the Toffees are trampling into Saturday's Merseyside derby brimming over with confidence in their ability to bring Liverpool's rampant form to a juddering halt.