Date:Thursday March 2 2006
It was a bad night for Albion in Wigan as the reserve team went down by three goals to one in a game that saw Kirkland dismissed after only five minutes.
The keeper was dismissed for handling the ball outside the area after a mix up with Uruguayan defender Williams Martinez.
Kirkland asked to play in the game to try and gain some much needed match practice after losing his first team place to Tomasz Kuszczak.
Albion were three nil down at half-time
and scored a consolation through Stuart Nicholson, his third goal in as many games for the reserves.
Reserve team boss Gary Shelton admitted that he felt sorry for Kirkland as the keeper has had his fair share of bad luck this season.
Shelton said, 'The referee stuck to the letter of the law when all their players and staff were urging him to only give Chris a yellow card.
'It was just unfortunate and came from a misunderstanding between Willy and Chris.
'Martinez did a lot better in the second half in his first full game in England and the boys did exceptionally well with ten men, even creating a couple of chances.
One thing is for sure this is going to be another season that Kirkland will want to put behind him as he tries to put his career back on track.
Audio - Just Not Good Enough For Pulis (Saturday October 3 2015)
Stats: Crystal Palace v WBA (Saturday October 3 2015)
Crystal Palace v West Brom - Team Line Ups (Saturday October 3 2015)
Pulis On Palace & Injuries (Friday October 2 2015)
Video - Pulis' Pre Crystal Palace Press Conference (Friday October 2 2015)
Audio - Pulis On Everton, Pardew & Palace (Friday October 2 2015)
The West Bromwich Albion Injury Table.. (Friday October 2 2015)
Pulis On Another Palace Return (Thursday October 1 2015)
Fletcher - We'll Bounce Back From Everton (Thursday October 1 2015)
Albion Are You Protesting? - Fans Unite Over Ticket Prices (Thursday October 1 2015)
|15. AFC Bournemouth||8||2||2||4||-2||8|
|18. Aston Villa||8||1||1||6||-5||4|
|The Norwich v Leicester De-Brief
» Norwich : 05/10/2015 09:51:00
|Rodgers succumbs to Everton curse
» Everton : 05/10/2015 09:13:01
|Liverpool: Klopp - The Pundits Choice
» Liverpool : 05/10/2015 08:48:01
|Murray: I am getting used to it and enjoying it
» AFC Bournemouth : 05/10/2015 08:24:01
|Howe: Murray was at the heart of most of the good things
» AFC Bournemouth : 05/10/2015 08:14:00