Jay Rodriguez lifts Alan Pardew’s gloom as West Brom ease past Exeter

06 January 2018 17:18
Alan Pardew was able to dance a jig of delight to welcome a much-needed first win in charge of West Bromwich Albion as they survived some FA Cup jitters at St James Park to see off Exeter City 2-1. It was Pardew’s first game in the FA Cup since taking Crystal Palace to the final in 2016, when he greeted his side’s only goal in a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United with an extraordinary touchline ‘dad dance’.If that was one of the defining moments of that season’s tournament, a win for League Two Exeter could have been one of the iconic moments of the current campaign given the Baggies hadn’t lost to lower league opposition since 1991, when non-league Woking dumped them unceremoniously out of the third round at the Hawthorns. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian