Baggies quartet dealt with by board

West Brom have disciplined the four players who broke curfew during a training camp in Barcelona, Albion manager Alan Pardew has revealed.

Jonny Evans, Gareth Barry, Boaz Myhill and Jake Livermore were involved in an incident outside a fast food joint in the Catalan capital earlier this month, with reports claiming that a taxi was stolen.

A Spanish court decided not to bring charges against the quartet over a lack of evidence, but Evans was stripped of the captaincy for the FA Cup defeat to Southampton on Saturday before being restored for this weekend's visit of Huddersfield.

Pardew admits the club's plight in the Premier League has forced his hand in the matter, and he hopes a much-needed victory over the Terriers will put the Baggies in the headlines for all the right reasons.

"They've been disciplined by the disciplinary board – there is a little board here that gets together and decides that. We move on hopefully, as best we can," he told reporters.

"Am I angry about the situation? Of course I am. It's tempered with a results business and we need to get results.

"That incident magnified our situation and the only way we can get out of that kind of spotlight is to win games.

"Our focus this week, for me, my staff and team, it's all about winning a massive game against a Huddersfield side that have improved just recently and got a couple of good results.

"We need to win, for our fans and ourselves, for our pride, to show courage and honour in our performance."

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