West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster sends message to fans on Twitter after Villa loss

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West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has apologised for his performance.

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has apologised to his teammates and the club's fans after the club's loss to Aston Villa.

Foster gifted Villa a first win under new boss Tim Sherwood with a needless foul on Matt Lowton to concede a penalty which was calmly dispatched by Christian Benteke.

Foster allowed Villa's first goal from Gabby Agbonlahor into the net between his legs, and the penalty was the icing on the cake for an error strewn display.

Conceding two against goal shy Villa is a statistic he will not want to be reminded of in itself, let alone the manner of the two strikes.

The victory allowed Villa to move three points clear of the relegation zone to 25 points, within five of West Brom. It was the Baggies' first defeat in five games.

West Brom boss Tony Pulis gave Foster his backing after the game, telling SkySports that games and points he has won for the side this season offsets the mistake.

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