SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 01: Tony Pulis, Manager of West Bromwich Albion (L) and David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland (R) embrace prior to kick off during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on October 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

David Moyes and Tony Pulis are challenging expectations in two different ways

Expectations can be a tricky thing to handle for managers. At the start of the season, David Moyes attempted to temper expectations on his club saying it wasn’t going to be easy to stay up. Tony Pulis meanwhile has to deal with his reputation as one of the leagues more pragmatic and defensive coaches. As […]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 21: during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion at Etihad Stadium on March 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

VIDEO: West Brom victim of mistaken identity red card, manager Pulis pushes for more technology in officiating

Another day, another confusing referee decision that changed the tone of a game. In this version, West Brom’s Gareth McAuley was sent off for a hard foul against Manchester City’s Wilfried Bony very early in the game. Trouble was that McAuley had nothing to do the play and was sent off for mistaken identity. Craig […]