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    West Brom 3 Chelsea 3 LIVE REACTION: Abraham nets dramatic late leveller as Lampard’s men battle back from three down

    3 – Chelsea have become the first Premier League team since West Ham in February 2011 to avoid defeat after trailing by 3+ goals at half-time, a game which was also against West Brom at the Hawthorns, and ended 3-3. Character. pic.twitter.com/lLDfRSDEH3n
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    “},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144988,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:29″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345151″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345151″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    FT: WEST BROM 3 CHELSEA 3n
    Unbelievable scenes at the Hawthorns!n
    Second half goals from three academy graduates – Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham – rescued a game for Chelsea that looked beyond them at the break.n”,”raw”:”
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    Unbelievable scenes at the Hawthorns!
    Second half goals from three academy graduates – Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham – rescued a game for Chelsea that looked beyond them at the break.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144787,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:26″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345149″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345149″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    PEEEEEEEEP!n
    JONATHAN MOSS BRINGS THE DRAMA TO AN END!n”,”raw”:”
    PEEEEEEEEP!
    JONATHAN MOSS BRINGS THE DRAMA TO AN END!”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144760,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:26″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345146″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345146″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    Chelsea have done it with just seconds remaining!n
    Constant pressure from the visitors proved too much for Albion, and when Sam Johnstone failed to hold on to Mason Mount’s shot, Tammy Abraham was on the scene to roll the ball home from close range.n
    There was a clear handball from Kai Havertz in the build-up to the equaliser, but, with the recent change in rules regarding immediacy, VAR was satisfied that no advantage was gained and the goal is given.n
    What a second half recovery from Frank Lampard’s team!n
    West Brom 3-3 CHELSEAn”,”raw”:”
    Chelsea have done it with just seconds remaining!
    Constant pressure from the visitors proved too much for Albion, and when Sam Johnstone failed to hold on to Mason Mount’s shot, Tammy Abraham was on the scene to roll the ball home from close range.
    There was a clear handball from Kai Havertz in the build-up to the equaliser, but, with the recent change in rules regarding immediacy, VAR was satisfied that no advantage was gained and the goal is given.
    What a second half recovery from Frank Lampard’s team!
    West Brom 3-3 CHELSEA”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601145309,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:25″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345141″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345141″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    GOOOAAAAALLLLL!!n
    A DRAMITIC EQUALISER!!n
    TAMMY ABRAHAM BRINGS CHELSEA LEVEL IN INJURY TIME!!n”,”raw”:”
    GOOOAAAAALLLLL!!
    A DRAMITIC EQUALISER!!
    TAMMY ABRAHAM BRINGS CHELSEA LEVEL IN INJURY TIME!!”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144507,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:21″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345140″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345140″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    90+3. A Werner shot is blocked behind for a corner..n”,”raw”:”
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    90+3. A Werner shot is blocked behind for a corner..”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144463,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:21″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345138″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345138″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    90. Slaven Bilic sends on Sam Field for some fresh legs in midfield and to eat up a few more seconds on the clock; Matheus Pereira makes way.n
    There will be five minutes of stoppage time to be played.n”,”raw”:”
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    90. Slaven Bilic sends on Sam Field for some fresh legs in midfield and to eat up a few more seconds on the clock; Matheus Pereira makes way.
    There will be five minutes of stoppage time to be played.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144418,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:20″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345136″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345136″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    89. Werner, having had no success inside the area, goes for goal from distance.nn
    It’s a comfortable save for Johnstone.n”,”raw”:”
    WEST BROM 3-2 CHELSEA
    89. Werner, having had no success inside the area, goes for goal from distance.

    It’s a comfortable save for Johnstone.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144329,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:18″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345135″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345135″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    88. Havertz tries to trick his way through a sea of defenders in the area with a combination of Dennis Bergkamp-like skill and Dennis Bergkamp-like fortune.nn
    The ball looks as though it’s going to fall nicely for the German six yards from goal, but some incredibly desperate defending does the job for the home side.n”,”raw”:”
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    88. Havertz tries to trick his way through a sea of defenders in the area with a combination of Dennis Bergkamp-like skill and Dennis Bergkamp-like fortune.

    The ball looks as though it’s going to fall nicely for the German six yards from goal, but some incredibly desperate defending does the job for the home side.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144267,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:17″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345133″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345133″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    86. Andreas Christensen, red carded against Liverpool last Sunday, sees yellow this evening.nn
    Robson-Kanu teases the Dane into a misjudged challenge after clever play from Pereira.n”,”raw”:”
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    86. Andreas Christensen, red carded against Liverpool last Sunday, sees yellow this evening.

    Robson-Kanu teases the Dane into a misjudged challenge after clever play from Pereira.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144129,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:15″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345131″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345131″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    85. Werner finally finds some space in the box, only for a brilliant recovering challenge from Ajayi to deny him a shot.n”,”raw”:”
    WEST BROM 3-2 CHELSEA
    85. Werner finally finds some space in the box, only for a brilliant recovering challenge from Ajayi to deny him a shot.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601144034,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:13″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345130″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345130″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    82. Darnell Furlong picks up a yellow card for time wasting at a throw-in which doesn’t impress Martin Tyler.nn
    The commentator must have stuck Chelsea in his accumulator.n”,”raw”:”
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    82. Darnell Furlong picks up a yellow card for time wasting at a throw-in which doesn’t impress Martin Tyler.

    The commentator must have stuck Chelsea in his accumulator.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143917,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:11″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345128″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345128″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    80. Inside the last ten minutes, and this one is as open as it is finely balanced. nn
    Chelsea are throwing men forward in search of a dramatic equaliser, but it is leaving a lot of space in behind for Albion to counter-attack.n”,”raw”:”
    WEST BROM 3-2 CHELSEA
    80. Inside the last ten minutes, and this one is as open as it is finely balanced.

    Chelsea are throwing men forward in search of a dramatic equaliser, but it is leaving a lot of space in behind for Albion to counter-attack.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143794,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:09″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345125″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345125″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    78. Hudson-Odoi now shows his worth in the other box by getting in the way of a fierce Matt Phillips strike.nn
    The Chelsea substitute takes one for the team – and takes one full in the face – and it could yet prove to be an important contribution.n”,”raw”:”
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    78. Hudson-Odoi now shows his worth in the other box by getting in the way of a fierce Matt Phillips strike.

    The Chelsea substitute takes one for the team – and takes one full in the face – and it could yet prove to be an important contribution.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143696,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:08″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345122″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345122″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    75. Romaine Sawyers goes close to adding another for Albion, but his low drive from the edge of the box flashes wide.n”,”raw”:”
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    75. Romaine Sawyers goes close to adding another for Albion, but his low drive from the edge of the box flashes wide.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143527,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:05″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345121″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345121″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
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    73. A couple of substitutions to report since Chelsea’s second.nn
    The visitors have thrown on Olivier Giroud in search of an equaliser with the Frenchman taking over from Thiago Silva.nn
    Meanwhile, Matt Phillips is on for the hosts in place of Grady Diangana.n”,”raw”:”
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    73. A couple of substitutions to report since Chelsea’s second.

    The visitors have thrown on Olivier Giroud in search of an equaliser with the Frenchman taking over from Thiago Silva.

    Meanwhile, Matt Phillips is on for the hosts in place of Grady Diangana.”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143431,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:03″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345116″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345116″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    Twenty minutes remain and Chelsea’s recovery is on!nn
    Callum Hudson-Odoi has made a real difference off the bench and now he has a goal to his name.nn
    Combining with Kai Havertz, the forward played a smart one-two to take him into the West Brom penalty area, where he steered a low shot into the bottom corner.nn
    Game on!n
    West Brom 3-2 CHELSEAn”,”raw”:”
    Twenty minutes remain and Chelsea’s recovery is on!

    Callum Hudson-Odoi has made a real difference off the bench and now he has a goal to his name.

    Combining with Kai Havertz, the forward played a smart one-two to take him into the West Brom penalty area, where he steered a low shot into the bottom corner.

    Game on!
    West Brom 3-2 CHELSEA”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143264,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”19:01″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}},{“id”:”345114″,”type”:”new”,”post_id”:”12737955″,”css_classes”:”liveblog byuser comment-author-jsheridan bypostauthor even thread-even depth-1 liveblog-entry liveblog-entry-class-345114″,”content”:{“rendered”:”
    GOAAAAALLLL!!n
    CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI NETS A SECOND FOR CHELSEA!!n”,”raw”:”
    GOAAAAALLLL!!
    CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI NETS A SECOND FOR CHELSEA!!”},”date”:{“timestamp”:1601143111,”date_formatted”:”26th September 2020″,”time_formatted”:”18:58″},”author”:”Jim Sheridan”,”avatar”:{“src”:”https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/db75aae8d38a969f325e09fcc66aca5c?s=96&d=mm&r=g”,”width”:30,”height”:30}}]},”pageMeta”:{“activeCarouselIndex”:0,”articleId”:12737955,”articleMountId”:”main-content”,”section”:{“slug”:”football”,”id”:339,”sectionName”:”sport/football/premierleague”,”type”:”customiserV1″,”theme”:”theme-football”},”spotId”:”sp_5v3VPY0c”,”pushlyKey”:”KtL4100XTLLEgUtYDKtO1stRdc1XNxnLUb5i”,”commentsAllowed”:true,”pageType”:”article”,”isSection”:false,”pageTags”:[“Premier League”,”Sport Live Blogs”,”Chelsea”,”West Brom”],”renderedArticleId”:12737955,”sharingEnabled”:true,”socialHeadline”:”West Brom vs Chelsea LIVE: Follow updates from Premier League clash at the Hawthorns”,”socialSharingServices”:[“twitter”,”facebook”],”urlAbsolute”:”https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12737955/west-brom-chelsea-live-stream-tv-watch-premier-league-online/”,”cssManifest”:{“adsDesktop.css”:”/assets/client/adsDesktop.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”adsMobile.css”:”/assets/client/adsMobile.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”article.css”:”/assets/client/article.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”articleSocial.css”:”/assets/client/articleSocial.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”boxout.css”:”/assets/client/boxout.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”brightcoveDesktop.css”:”/assets/client/brightcoveDesktop.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”brightcoveMobile.css”:”/assets/client/brightcoveMobile.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”comments.css”:”/assets/client/comments.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”core.css”:”/assets/client/core.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”coreMobile.css”:”/assets/client/coreMobile.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”customiser.css”:”/assets/client/customiser.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”liveblog.css”:”/assets/client/liveblog.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”oembed.css”:”/assets/client/oembed.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”opta.css”:”/assets/client/opta.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”page-404.css”:”/assets/client/page-404.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”pagination.css”:”/assets/client/pagination.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”rails.css”:”/assets/client/rails.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”,”section.css”:”/assets/client/section.eef0c56069c25c4a57dd.1.css”},”cssBundles”:[{“src”:”article.css”,”lazy”:false},{“src”:”articleSocial.css”,”lazy”:false},{“src”:”liveblog.css”,”lazy”:false},{“src”:”adsDesktop.css”,”lazy”:false},{“src”:”comments.css”,”lazy”:true},{“src”:”opta.css”,”lazy”:false}],”siteContext”:{“site”:”sun”,”lang”:”en-gb”,”articleDateFormat”:”D MMM YYYY,H:mm”,”timezone”:”Europe/London”,”sourcepoint”:{“enabled”:true,”accountId”:259,”siteId”:5048,”mmsDomain”:”https://cmp.cdn.thesun.co.uk”,”privacyManagerId”:165581,”baseEndpoint”:”https://cmp.cdn.thesun.co.uk”,”amp”:{“accountId”:259,”propertyHref”:”https://thesun.co.uk.amp”,”propertyId”:7736,”privacyManagerId”:165581,”stageCampaign”:false,”checkConsentHref”:”https://cmp.cdn.thesun.co.uk/wrapper/tcfv2/v1/amp”,”promptUISrc”:”https://cmp.cdn.thesun.co.uk/amp/index.html”,”mmsDomain”:”https://cmp.cdn.thesun.co.uk”,”pmTab”:”purposes”,”targetingParams”:{“color”:”red”},”policy”:{“default”:{“timeout”:{“seconds”:5,”fallbackAction”:”reject”}}}}},”isProd”:true},”site”:”sun”,”isProd”:true},”siteLinks”:{“help”:”https://help.thesun.co.uk”,”login”:”https://login.thesun.co.uk”,”profile”:”https://home.thesun.co.uk”},”articleTeaser”:[{“content”:{“kicker”:”FANCY A BREW”,”headline”:”Brewster wants £20m Palace move but Liverpool will insist on buy-back clause”,”lead”:”YOUNG striker is a target for Palace, Sheffield United and Aston Villa. 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    26 Sep 2020, 20:21
    Updated: 26 Sep 2020, 20:21

    TAMMY ABRAHAM netted a dramatic stoppage time equaliser as Chelsea battled back from three goals down at the Hawthorns.
    Final score: West Brom 3-3 Chelsea (Robinson 4′, 25′ Bartley 27′; Mount 56′, Hudson-Odoi 70′, Abraham 90′)
    Follow all the latest reaction from this Premier League clash below…

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    Lampard knows defence is biggest threat to his Chelsea reign – and on this showing he better get chequebook out again

    CHELSEA show great spirit but continue to be haunted by their defensive nemesis.
    The age old threat to Frank Lampard’s reign as Chelsea manager came back with vengeance today in the 3-3 draw at West Brom in the Premier League.

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    Frank Lampard was fuming at yet more defensive errorsCredit: Andy Hooper-The Daily Mail

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    Thiago Silva had a debut to forget and was at fault for West Brom’s second goalCredit: Eddie Keogh Telegraph Media Group

    His team went down 3-0 to West Brom inside the first 45 minutes, and it was a case of the return of their nemesis – the lack of ability to defend.
    Marcos Alonso was the first to feel the threat of the nemesis and made a ridiculous individual error to gift West Brom the first goal.
    But then one man who supposed to be their saviour, Thiago Silva, made just as bad of an individual error to hand West Brom their second goal.
    Silva was made captain on the night, and Lampard was speaking about his experience being vital before the game.

    But this backfired as Silva tried but failed to stand up to the defensive issues from last season.
    Of course, it is only his second match for a new team in unfamiliar territory; he can certainly be allowed the odd mistake or two.
    But this just added to the misery of Chelsea facing up to the reality that it looks very much like they will need to fight their biggest weakness of last season, the leaky back line.
    Inside the top ten last season, Chelsea were the club that conceded the most amount of goals, and they finished second.

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    Thiago Silva was named captain for his first start – but didn’t lead by exampleCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    After adding Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva, and Edouard Mendy in an attempt to help solve those issues – today has shown worrying signs.
    The silver lining here of course is that only one of these was playing today.
    But is this a problem so far engrained in the club, that it is going to take more than personnel to sort this out?
    Whatever it is, it seems to seep through all of the players from the strikers to defenders, and Chelsea’s third goal they conceded emphasised that point.
    Shock horror, they failed to deal with a cross and West Brom went 3-0 up.

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    Marcos Alonso had a shocker and was subbed at half-timeCredit: Eddie Keogh Telegraph Media Group
    Lampard’s face said it all as his old enemy came back to haunt him once more.
    But it wasn’t all bad on the night for Chelsea, who showed great spirit to fight back and draw the game 3-3.
    But even still, Lampard’s face told the story at the final whistle.

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    Watch Kai Havertz’s ‘handball’ in build-up to Tammy Abraham’s Chelsea equaliser as West Brom fans are left baffled

    WEST BROM fans were left fuming after Kai Havertz’s handball in the build-up to Tammy Abraham’s late equaliser for Chelsea.
    Frank Lampard’s men were dreadful in the first half at the Hawthorns as they went in at the break trailing by three.

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    West Brom fans were fuming after Kai Havertz’s handball was judged to be accidentalCredit: Select

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    Tammy Abraham grabbed a late equaliser for ChelseaCredit: AP:Associated Press

    Chelsea fought back from 3-0 down to earn a point at West Brom and make up for a first-half defensive horror show at the Hawthorns.
    — Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 26, 2020

    But a stunning fight back after the break, presumably following some hairdryer treatment from the boss, saw the Blues earn a late point against the Prem new-boys.
    Mason Mount got them back into it ten minutes after the restart before Callum Hudson-Odoi quickly added a another.
    But they had to wait until added time to earn a dramatic point, with what appeared to be a massive stroke of luck.
    Abraham tapped in after Sam Johnstone parried Mount’s effort in a 93rd minute penalty box scramble.

    But replays showed the ball clearly strike £70million man Havertz on the arm in the build-up, just moments before Abraham tucked away his chance.
    The incident was referred to VAR, which ruled the handball did not “directly lead to a goal” – leaving the Baggies incredulous.

    It is not ‘a maybe’ or ‘a possibly’ – it IS a handball.
    Slaven Bilic

    Speaking after the final whistle, manager Slaven Bilic said: “The third goal is difficult to accept because the handball was so clear.
    “I do not even want to talk about it because it is not ‘a maybe’ or ‘a possibly’ – it IS a handball.

    “That is end of story, full stop. How people can that is say not a handball is beyond me.
    “I am proud of my players and they should be feeling that too in a buzzing dressing room, but it is not like that.
    “The lads are disappointed because they did not get the three points they deserved
    ‘As a manager I have to go into dressing room and see really disappointed faces because a couple of points have been taken for us because of a handball.”

    Everybody is confused – Mark Halsey

    THE decision to allow Chelsea’s equaliser at West Bromwich has left everyone confused.
    The IFAB amended the law to say an accidental handball will now only be penalised if it occurs “immediately” before a goal is scored.
    At the Hawthorns the ball hit Kai Havertz on an arm and the goal was allowed to stand. Last season it would have been disallowed.
    But when exactly is “immediately”? The new law says the ball must travel “some distance” and/or “several passes” need to be made before the goal is scored.
    The Premier League have said that because West Brom had the chance to clear, and should have done so but gave the ball straight to a Chelsea player, it was the next phase of play.
    But had it not hit Havertz’s arm would the ball have gone out of play for a goal-kick?
    So according to the law you could also argue it should have been disallowed.
    The question is whether we want to see goals like this ruled out, and the answer is no. But for me, the change has still left everyone confused

    Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp was among those baffled by the decision.
    He said: “I don’t like the handball rule full-stop.
    “And West Brom fans must be thinking ‘what’s the difference between that and some we’ve seen?’.”
    He added: “Robson-Kanu had an opportunity to clear the ball, and yes, it’s hit Havertz’s arm, but you’ve got to clear it away.”
    Former West Brom star Gareth Barry was alongside him in the Sky studio, and he believes the ref also got it wrong.

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    Barry said: “The West Brom fans will be frustrated because if that’s a defender and it hits his arm, it’s an automatic penalty.
    “It’s a confusing rule at the moment and it’s causing problems.
    “It did not take long between the handball and the ball ending up in the back of the net.”

    Explain to me how that hand ball on Havertz doesn’t rule out the Chelsea goal, but the Rice handball against Sheffield does? English refs are the worst in the world.
    — West Ham USA ⚒ #GSBOUT (@USAWestHamUSA) September 26, 2020

    That’s a handball by Havertz there. Hello VAR !!!!
    — I BREATHE THIAGO 😍 (@Tvya_97) September 26, 2020

    Penalty awarded for Man Utd after the full time whistle was blown.Handball from Havertz which benefited Chelsea.The refereeing in this country is an absolute shambles.
    — – (@AnfieldRd96) September 26, 2020

    Someone please explain to me how Lindelof against Palace was a handball but Havertz in the buildup to the 3rd Chelsea goal is not.
    — El Rebel (@ORohitO) September 26, 2020

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    Chelsea fans joke they now ‘look and play like Palace’ as Blues debut controversial third kit in West Brom draw

    CHELSEA fans joked their team ‘look and play’ like Crystal Palace in their new third kit.
    Frank Lampard’s side sported their new striped jersey for the clash against West Brom.

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    Fans Credit: PA:Press Association

    Chelsea walked away with one point from the clash, but they got off to a shocking start.
    Callum Robinson scored twice before Kyle Bartley made it three for the home side inside of 27 minutes.
    Fans vented their anger on Twitter – and some claimed their club had morphed into the Eagles.
    One supporter said: “West Brom treating Chelsea like Crystal Palace. Must be the jersey.”

    Another joked: “This kit has made us look and play like Palace. Never again.”
    And one Twitter user said: “Chelsea are paying the price for stealing Crystal Palace’s home kit.”
    One said: “Chelsea are abusing the Crystal Palace kit.”
    Despite their dodgy start, the Blues managed to claw their way back into the game.

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    Frank Lampard’s side looked unrecognisable in their third kit Credit: Getty Images – Getty

    Mason Mount scored in the 55th minute before Callum Hudson-Odoi levelled the scoring.
    Tammy Abraham bagged the winner in stoppage time to snatch a late point.
    It came Chelsea fans were also left in stitches after Kepa Arrizabalaga appeared to criticise Willy Caballero for letting a goal in as he watched on from the bench.

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    Reece James has his worst game for Chelsea while Marcos Alonso had a nightmare before dramatic fightback at West Brom

    CHELSEA produced a stunning comeback to claim a point at West Brom.
    Frank Lampard’s men were dreadful in the first half at the Hawthorns as they went in at the break trailing by three.

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    Tammy Abraham rescued a point for Chelsea at West BromCredit: EPA

    But following a rocket from the boss, the Blues produced a stunning fight back following the restart.
    Mason Mount got them back into it ten minutes in before Callum Hudson-Odoi added a second before Tammy Abraham grabbed a late equaliser.
    Here’s how the Chelsea players fared against the Baggies, according to our very own Simon Phillips:
    Willy Caballero – 6

    After keeping Kepa on the bench once again, Caballero found himself being left exposed by a poor defensive display from Chelsea, conceding 3 goals inside 45 minutes. 
    There wasn’t a lot he could have done about any of the goals.
    Reece James – 4
    This was quite possibly the worst first 45 minutes James has had in a Chelsea shirt.

    Not only was he non-existent defending, his usual good crossing was poor. He did improve marginally in the second half.
    Andreas Christensen – 8
    Christensen was perhaps one of the only Chelsea defenders who had a reasonable game.

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    Reece James had his worst game for ChelseaCredit: Reuters
    Thiago Silva – 6
    Awful error from the captain for the night to gift West Brom their second goal.
    Apart from that, he stayed composed throughout the rest of the game until he was replaced by Olivier Giroud on 72 minutes.
    Marcos Alonso – 1
    Horrific first 45 minutes from Alonso, he made a terrible mistake to give West Brom the lead, and then he made a silly challenge to get booked.
    Understandably he was taken off for Cesar Azpilicueta on half time.
    Mateo Kovacic – 6
    Tried his best to control the midfield but even his head dropped in the first half and was subbed off at half time for Callum Hudson-Odoi.
    N’Golo Kante – 5
    Kante didn’t have his best game at all.
    Mason Mount – 8
    Probably Chelsea’s brightest spark in the attacking third and scored a great goal to get Chelsea back into the game.

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    Marcos Alonso had a horror show against the BaggiesCredit: Eddie Keogh Telegraph Media Group
    Kai Havertz – 8
    Havertz was decent on the ball but didn’t really do much more with it when Chelsea were looking for him to create more in the first half.
    Much better second half from him and a great assist for Hudson-Odoi’s goal.
    Timo Werner – 6
    Very quiet and isolated on the left hand side and had a pretty poor first half.
    Improved like many in the second half but not enough.
    Tammy Abraham – 6
    A terrible first 45 minutes for Abraham, his touch was off and he failed to get involved in the game at all.
    Just like the others, he was slightly better in the second half and got his reward with the late equaliser.

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    Cesar Azpilicueta (45 mins) – 7
    Looked a lot more assured than Alonso ever will at left back.
    Callum Hudson-Odoi (45 mins) – 7
    Great goal from Hudson-Odoi after a lovely interchange with Havertz.
    Olivier Giroud (72 mins) – 6
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    West Brom 3 Chelsea 3: Abraham, Mount and Hudson-Odoi complete stunning comeback after defensive horror show

    TAMMY ABRAHAM’S late, late equaliser saved Chelsea from defeat but not from another inquest about their defending.
    Frank Lampard’s gung-ho second half tactics and substitutions ultimately rescued a point.

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    Tammy Abraham’s last-gasp goal rescued a point for Chelsea against West BromCredit: PA:Press Association

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    Thiago Silva’s Premier League debut almost ended in defeat as West Brom ended the first half 3-0 upCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    He and Chelsea deserved something for their bravery and endeavour, although it felt harsh on West Brom to be pegged back at the death.
    But stronger sides than the Baggies will not allow spectacular comebacks like this.
    Thiago Silva? Thiagone Silva, more like.
    Of course it’s unfair to judge the 36-year-old Brazilian on one performance.

    But that’s what Lampard had done. After a 60-minute debut in the 6-0 romp over Barnsley, Silva was deemed ready not only to start but also to be captain.
    It doesn’t say much for the number of leaders in the Chelsea dressing room and he duly led them to a calamitous first-half deficit from which they recovered by the skin of their teeth.
    The experienced centre half that clubs were queuing up to sign had a nightmare debut and the main beneficiary was a player that Sheffield United were happy enough to lose.
    Callum Robinson moved to the Hawthorns as part of a swap deal with Oliver Burke and most think the Blades will have the better of the deal.

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    Callum Robinson scored twice, with his first coming just four minutes into the gameCredit: Reuters

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    Kyle Bartley looked to have sewn up the result when he made it 3-0 to the BaggiesCredit: Reuters

    But he is Chelsea’s bogeyman. Robinson’s only previous Premier League goal came against the Blues last season.
    He grabbed two more, the second gifted to him by Silva’s error, as the brilliant Baggies blitzed the Blues by going 3-0 up inside 27 minutes. 
    Lampard had dumped calamity ‘keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga but there was nothing stand-in Willy Caballero could do when left exposed by his defence.
    And you also have to wonder what happens on the Cobham training ground. Under a manager who was a prolific goalscorer as a player, Chelsea have kept only one clean sheet away from home in the Premier League.
    It’s early days, of course. Silva and the Blues, with their £220m of new recruits, may well come good. But if that doesn’t happen soon, then the pressure on even a club legend like Lampard will grow quickly. Just ask Roberto Di Matteo.
    For their part, West Brom narrowly failed to emerge with a first win of the season from a proverbial game of two halves.

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    Mason Mount fired Chelsea back into the game in the second halfCredit: Reuters

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    Callum Hudson-Odoi gave the Blues even more hope when he made it 3-2Credit: EPA
    It’s going to be a long hard season for the Baggies. And certainly not as easy as Chelsea made life for them in the extraordinary opening to this game.
    Lampard had explained that despite Silva’s lack of English, the Brazilian’s sheer presence had an effect on his team-mates.
    Not in the opening four minutes, it didn’t.
    Marcos Alonso’s poor header was seized upon by Matheus Pereira, who fed Robinson. He still had plenty to do, but the Chelsea defence backed off and let him do it and his left-footed shot across Caballero nestled perfectly in the side netting.
    Alonso’s ineptitude soon continued with a yellow card for pulling back Semi Ajayi. Ben Chilwell, cannot be fully fit again after his heel injury soon enough.
    So much for Lampard’s ongoing challenges at the back.

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    Abraham had the final say as his last-minute goal sealed Chelsea’s comebackCredit: EPA

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    West Brom couldn’t believe they had thrown away a three-goal leadCredit: PA:Press Association
    The six goals in midweek suggested a new-look attack was finding its groove. But Tammy Abraham and Timo Werner were guilty of fluffing fine chances in quick succession.
    They were soon punished, and how.
    First, Silva showed a decidedly un-Brazilian lack of technique as he miscontrolled Alonso’s pass and Robinson gleefully ran through to strike his second past Caballero.
    Then Chelsea’s familiar frailty at set-pieces was exposed by a brilliantly-worked corner. Pereira’s delivery found Darnell Furlong, whose header was sidefooted home first time by Kyle Bartley.
    Chelsea were shellshocked. Their £62m forward Kai Havertz was reduced to kicking Grady Diangana in the air and was lucky to avoid a yellow card.
    Abraham skied another decent half-chance before Lampard’s team trudged off at the end of a desperate 45 minutes.
    Lampard made two changes at the break, removing red-card-waiting-to-happen Alonso and the curiously out-of-sorts Mateo Kovacic. On came Hudson-Odoi and club captain Cesar Azpilicueta, who took the armband from Silva..
    The formation became a very attacking 4-3-3, with N’Golo Kante the only defence-minded player in the front six. But needs must.

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    Frank Lampard did not like what he saw in the first half, making two subs at the breakCredit: Andy Hooper-The Daily Mail

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    Slaven Bilic will have been encouraged by his team’s clinical finishing but not so much with their defendingCredit: AP:Associated Press
    The match soon became a glorified training exercise, with West Brom pinned in their own half.
    But the Baggies were defending well until Mount pulled one back.
    The England midfielder’s shot from distance looked speculative, but home goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, perhaps unsighted, didn’t even move to try to keep it out of the net.
    If that was a mistake – and it probably was – Johnstone soon redeemed himself slightly by stopping Havertz’s deflected effort.
    But he was helpless when Hudson-Odoi played a one-two with Havertz and finished coolly to make it 3-2.
    Silva’s evening ended in the 73rd minute as the tension mounted.
    The tension was building and Bilic told Lampard’s assistant Jody Morris to “shut up” in a touchline row.
    Werner’s late shot was deflected over the bar but when Johnstone could only push out a Mount effort, Abraham was there to snatch a point.
    A Silva lining on a cloudy day for Chelsea’s defence and its latest recruit. Good luck, Edouard Mendy!

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    Luis Suarez smiling again as he completes Atletico Madrid transfer after Lionel Messi and Neymar lash out at Barcelona

    LUIS SUAREZ showed something he probably hasn’t for a while – a smile – as he was unveiled by Atletico Madrid.
    And it was straight into action for the 33-year-old as he took part in a training session for his new club.

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    Suarez said he is excited at his next challenge at Atletico Madrid

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    Atletico paid just £5.5m for the decorated strikerCredit: EPA

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    The 33-year-old took part in his first training session for his new clubCredit: EPA

    Suarez completed a £5.5million move from Barcelona, a transfer that stunned some of his past team-mates.
    Barcelona legend Lionel Messi as well as former stars Neymar and Samuel Eto’o were highly critical of the decision to ship out the Uruguayan.
    As soon as he got the job, Ronald Koeman told Suarez that he wouldn’t be a part of his long-term plans.

    It is believed this decision played a part in Messi sensationally handing in a transfer request with the Catalans.
    He has since agreed to stay at the club – but has just a year left on his current contract.
    Suarez broke down in tears during his exit interview with Barca, and was similarly emotional when he cleared out his locker for the last time.
    But he showed off a beaming smile as he proudly wore the shirt of his new club, Atletico.

    He then spoke of his ‘excitement’ to be moving on to a new chapter in his illustrious career.

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    The Uruguayan striker was bombed out of Barcelona by new boss Ronald KoemanCredit: EPA

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    Luis Suarez will be expected to continue his goal-laden career with AtleticoCredit: AFP or licensors

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    The smile is back on Suarez’s faceCredit: EPA

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    Suarez gives the thumbs up after passing his medicalCredit: EPA

    In a video Atletico uploaded to Instagram, Suarez said: “Hello Atletico fans. I’m already here wearing my new shirt.
    “I’m really excited to play and have fun on the pitch. Thanks a lot for the support and all your messages.
    “Now it’s time to enjoy and achieve important things this season.”
    It has been revealed that Suarez will reportedly face a SIXTY PER CENT wage drop after joining Atletico Madrid.
    Marca reports that Suarez will earn around £8.3million a year with his new club.
    That works out at £160,000 a week – he was earning a whopping £405,000 a week at the Nou Camp.
    It has been revealed that Suarez will reportedly face a SIXTY PER CENT wage drop after joining Atletico Madrid.
    Marca reports that Suarez will earn around £8.3million a year with his new club.
    That works out at £160,000 a week – he was earning a whopping £405,000 a week at the Nou Camp.

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    Leicester Women’s ace Holly Morgan aims for FA Cup upset against Man City

    HOLLY MORGAN is part of a unique family set-up at Leicester City Women’s football club.
    The Foxes ace is the only captain of a Women’s Championship side managed by a head coach who is also her brother.

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    Holly Morgan says Leicester are aiming to ‘put on a show’ against Man City in the Women’s FA Cup quarter-finalsCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    On Sunday Morgan, 27, will skipper a group of Leicester players attempting to pull off a quarter-final shock in the Women’s FA Cup.
    And the centre-back, who shares her surname with her famous counterpart in Brendan Rodgers’ team, is aiming to defeat one of the Women’s Super League big guns.
    The Foxes captain and her team-mates, who include former Reading ace Remi Allen, will take on Manchester City for a place in the FA Cup’s semis.

    And the centre-back, who has been with Leicester since age 11, was in a bullish mood before the clash with a side which includes two World Cup winners.
    Morgan said: “Man City are solid team and that was before the signings they’ve made.
    “With the new signings, they’ve only got stronger and better. But at the end of the day, we’re excited about the fixture.
    “We’re there to compete and we’re there to show that we’re not just making up the numbers.

    “We’re there to progress further into FA Cup and we’re ready to put on a show.”

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    Morgan (right) and her Foxes team-mates are currently second in the Women’s ChampionshipCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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    Leicester have strengthened their squad with former Reading midfielder Remi Allen (left) joining their ranks this summerCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    2020 has been a year of big changes for Leicester, who are currently second in the Women’s Championship and aiming for WSL promotion.
    Foxes icon Emile Heskey, 42, was appointed the team’s football ambassador.
    And the squad became a professional outfit this term after being acquired by the King Power owners of Leicester’s Prem side.

    We have a very good working dynamic and there is a lot of trust in Holly as captain
    Jonathan Morgan – Leicester City Women’s Manager

    The Morgan family have been at the heart of these transformations with Holly’s father Rohan as the club chair, her sister Jade working as general manager, and her brother Jonathan as team boss.

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    Jonathan Morgan’s Leicester players beat Reading to claim their place in the Women’s FA Cup quarter-finalsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    And the former Hinckley United player has no qualms about managing a side captained by his sister.
    But the Foxes manager reckons it can sometimes be “an easy Achilles heel”.
    Jonathan said: “I’ve been doing it (coaching Holly) for six years now with lots of positives and a couple of negatives. 

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    Emile Heskey became Leicester City’s women’s football ambassador this monthCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    “There’s obviously not being too soft on her so people think, ‘oh, why are you being soft on her?’
    “It’s an easy get out of jail card for people sometimes and it is an easy Achilles heel because she’s my sister.
    “But we have a very good working dynamic and there is a lot of trust in Holly as captain.”

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