West Brom's FA Cup exit threatens to fill promising season with frustration

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Matt Phillips staked West Brom to a 1-0 lead over Derby, but the Baggies eventually fell 2-1 in the FA Cup third round. For the second consecutive season, West Brom crashed out of the FA Cup to opposition from the Championship. This time, losing 2-1 to Derby at The Hawthorns, surrendering a 1-0 lead in the process. It was an incredibly disappointing result for Tony Pulis' side, who were also knocked out of the Capital One Cup by lower-league opponents. These two competitions represent the only opportunity that a side like West Brom have at winning silverware, unless they have a once-in-a-lifetime season like Leicester...

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