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Pulis demands more technology after West Brom defeat

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis has called for greater use of technology after Gareth McAuley's dismissal.

McAuley was mistakenly sent off in his side's 3-0 defeat at Manchester City.

He was a victim of mistaken identity when he was shown a red card by referee Neil Swarbrick in the second minute at the Etihad Stadium after Craig Dawson fouled Wilfried Bony.

Pulis said: "Refereeing is not easy, especially at the level we are at now and how quick the game is.

"This product is one of the greatest products this country now sells all over the world, but it is no good moaning about referees. What we have to do is find a way to help referees out.

"I would definitely call now for managers to have two calls each and every game, where there are 30 seconds and they can have a video link-up with people upstairs who can watch it on video.

"It will eradicate the major decisions referees are getting wrong that actually affect games of football. We have to work hard to do that in what is the greatest league in the world. The sooner that comes in the better."

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