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Watford strike late to pile pressure on West Brom boss Pardew

Reuters , Saturday 3 Mar 2018
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Soccer Football - Premier League - Watford vs West Bromwich Albion - Vicarage Road, Watford, Britain - March 3, 2018 Watford's Troy Deeney celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates Reuters
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West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew faces a major battle to hold onto his job after Watford's Troy Deeney struck a late winner at Vicarage Road to inflict a fifth consecutive Premier League defeat on the Midlands outfit.

Basement side West Brom desperately needed something from the game and looked to be heading for a point until Deeney broke clear after 77 minutes and fired a superb shot past Ben Foster into the roof of the net.

Pardew's future looks certain to be called into question with his side rooted to the foot of the table and his dismal record of one win in 15 games since he took charge in November.

The latest defeat leaves West Brom eight points adrift of the safety zone and it remains to be seen if Pardew will be in charge for their next game against Leicester City next weekend.

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