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How does losing Harvey Barnes affect West Brom's promotion push?
17:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

Taking a player on loan is often seen as a ‘risk-free’ move. After all, you are getting the services of a professional without paying a transfer fee. For clubs below the Premier League, these deals can be vital. But it’s…

Sheffield United v West Brom: Who will head into the festive period full of cheer?
12:00 Friday 14th December 2018

Death, taxes and an unpredictable season of Championship football: three of life's certainties. Since August, seven teams have perched atop the league table. Two are set to meet tonight in a match that could decide who heads into the festive…

Championship preview: Is immediate promotion in the bag for West Brom?
08:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

Well, it was inevitable, wasn't it? West Bromwich Albion finally met their Premier League end after a seven-season stint in English football's top flight. The Baggies' extremely slow start eventually caught up with them; despite…

World Cup
Pearls or perils? Signing players based on World Cup form
17:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

In 2014, James Rodriguez came out of nowhere to win the World Cup Golden Boot in Brazil. Nowhere to most readers will be AS Monaco. In fact, it’s Monaco by way of Colombian side Envigado, who sold the no.10 to Argentine club Banfield…

Premier League
Why Darren Moore should be the permanent solution for West Bromwich Albion
11:00 Friday 11th May 2018

West Bromwich Albion were recently relegated due to Southampton beating Swansea, but fans have accepted Darren Moore's caretaker managerial role since Alan Pardew's departure from the club. The ex-Baggies defender has basically had…

Premier League
The Run-in: 4 Premier League games with 4 to go
08:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

The Premier League title was decided months ago if we're honest. With a month remaining in the campaign, the four Champions League places are all but certain as well. So much for the notion of uber-competitive English football and the so-called…

Premier League
Asking questions of Mourinho
09:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Midway through the 2015/16 season, Chelsea sacked Jose Mourinho. The club was in the table’s bottom half. They were 20 points from first-place Leicester, the title beyond them after 16 weeks. Mourinho was feuding in the press with his…

Managerial News
Who should replace Alan Pardew at West Brom?
10:00 Tuesday 3rd April 2018

After losing eight games in a row, Alan Pardew was inevitably given his marching orders this morning. With only six games left in the season, the Englishman left the Baggies in a perilous situation. They sit rock-bottom of the table, 10 points…

Premier League
Why Alan Pardew cannot save West Brom
09:00 Tuesday 13th March 2018

When Alan Pardew replaced Tony Pulis at West Brom in December, Jordan Street wondered if the new man could be their saviour. Pardew had developed a reputation as a relegation specialist although you wouldn't want him to stay on after…

Premier League
West Brom's survival chances are slowly slipping away
22:30 Sunday 11th March 2018

West Brom have been an established Premier League side. The current campaign is their eighth in succession. That run is almost certainly ending. Alan Pardew has only amassed one Premier League win with WBA since joining in November. There…

Premier League
Why Daniel Sturridge's West Brom loan will hinder his progress
09:30 Saturday 17th February 2018

The short answer to the headline's question is that Daniel Sturridge suffered a hamstring injury after only four minutes on the field for West Brom against Chelsea. That qualifies as a hindrance. Sturridge made a bold statement…

Premier League
Who says you can't find a taxi in Barcelona?
08:00 Saturday 17th February 2018

Where does one begin? A handful of West Brom players have been interviewed by police and released after ‘borrowing’ a taxi during a McDonald's run in Barcelona. Reading that sentence, the mind is assaulted by a barrage of questions.…

Premier League
Kieran Gibbs: from Champions League to Championship fears in 12 months
14:58 Tuesday 13th February 2018

Twelve months ago, defender Kieran Gibbs started for Arsenal against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League last-16. At the time, the Gunners were two points off second place in the league. Fast-forward a year and Gibbs is now…

Premier League
Why can’t Arsene Wenger build a strong Arsenal defence?
10:30 Saturday 3rd February 2018

Arsene Wenger's Gunners have the joint-worst defensive record in the Premier League's top eight. After the January transfer window closed, Wenger admitted he had wanted to bring in a defender, believed to be West Bromwich Albion’s…

Fa Cup
Liverpool must learn to beat underdogs
10:00 Monday 29th January 2018

The last time Liverpool conceded three first-half goals at Anfield it was to a rampaging Real Madrid side in 2014. Fast forward to 2018, Liverpool would repeat the undesirable feat against West Brom in the FA Cup fourth round. The Reds…

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