Premier League - Manchester United-WBA goes ahead despite rain

Manchester United's Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion will go ahead following a pitch inspection at Old Trafford.

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Ground staff remove rain covers before Manchester United play their Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford

The rain-sodden surface was deemed playable by referee Jon Moss following days of bad weather in the North-West.

Cricket-style covers were put on the surface to protect it on Saturday morning, and fevered efforts to shift standing water proved successful.

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