Sam Allardyce and David Moyes were united in their condemnation of referee Anthony Taylor after he controversially sent off one player from both sides in Everton's 2-1 Barclays Premier League win at West Ham on Saturday.

Taylor was the pantomime villain at Upton Park in each club's final game before Christmas, showing needless red cards to both Hammers striker Carlton Cole and Toffees midfielder Darron Gibson.

Allardyce and opposite number Moyes each confronted Taylor after the final whistle, with the Hammers boss saying: "It is how quickly the referee got the red card out, he couldn't wait, he didn't deliberate over the decision or anything."

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