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Football
Slow to act for Jonathan Leko, PFA mustn't be slow to learn
12:00 Friday 6th March 2020

Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was banned for eight games last Friday and fined £60,000 for being found to have racially abused West Bromwich Albion winger Jonathan Leko, during a game between Leeds United and Charlton Athletic…

Championship
Can Preston become the Premier League's 50th club?
12:00 Saturday 23rd November 2019

The Championship may not be a top-flight league but winning it can be even sweeter than clinching higher profile tournaments such as the League or FA Cup. Earning the chance to play at English football's highest level alongside…

Championship
2019/20 Championship preview
15:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

As is the case every Championship season, 2019/20 will be an open affair. Last campaign, Sheffield United proved any team at this level can get on a roll to gain promotion. The division is arguably the most competitive anywhere. With…

Championship
How will Slaven Bilic perform as West Brom manager?
08:00 Friday 28th June 2019

After sacking Darren Moore somewhat controversially in March then appointing James Shan as caretaker manager, West Bromwich Albion has since filled the role permanently. Slaven Bilic signed at the Hawthorns two weeks ago,…

Afcon
Which Egyptians play in Mo Salah's European shadow?
15:01 Friday 21st June 2019

It’s been almost a month since Europe's top five leagues concluded and Liverpool lifted the Champions League trophy. Ancient times.  Meanwhile, fans must subsist on meagre transfer news as three major tournaments play out.…

Managerial News
John Terry off to a flying start in football management
12:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

When John Terry moved to Aston Villa after an amazing career at Chelsea, many wondered why. The common practice has been for legendary players to move to a retirement league in the East. China, Qatar and Japan to name a few. They pay astronomical…

Premier League
Why Brighton were right to roll the dice and sack Chris Hughton
17:00 Friday 24th May 2019

Just over a week ago, Brighton & Hove Albion took the bold decision to sack Chris Hughton. The 60-year-old has been in charge for almost five years, earning them Championship promotion while consolidating their status as a Premier League…

Championship
EFL Championship Playoff Preview
12:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

For the majority, the curtain has come down on the 2018/19 Football League season. However, the show goes on for a few select clubs. Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Derby County all seek the same ticket to the Premier…

Championship
The truth behind Darren Moore’s sacking at West Bromwich Albion
12:00 Thursday 21st March 2019

Darren Moore was sacked by West Bromwich Albion after a 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town on March 9. Assistant head coaches Graeme Jones and Wayne Jacobs were also dismissed. James Shan was placed in caretaker charge until a permanent appointment…

Championship
Enter the West Midlands Matrix: Aston Villa vs. West Brom
09:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Enter the West Midlands football matrix. There are safari parks along the way but the roads to football grounds are filled with bad intentions. Are you sure you want to jack back into the Bull Ring? In light traffic, you can drive…

Championship
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…

Championship
What happened to Oliver Burke?
12:00 Friday 30th November 2018

Oliver Burke was left out of the matchday squad while West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 2-1 win over Ipswich Town on 23 November. The 21-year-old’s last first-team appearance for the Baggies was more than three weeks ago. His lack of playing…

Championship
Is Dwight Gayle on course for another prolific season?
12:00 Friday 19th October 2018

Imagine being released by Arsenal at the start of your career, only to work your way back through the leagues. That's basically the story of how Dwight Gayle is playing where he is now. But as always, the 28-year-old is scoring goals. This…

Championship
Can Kieran Gibbs resurrect his career by earning promotion with West Brom?
17:30 Saturday 13th October 2018

It’s almost two years to the day since Kieran Gibbs was called up to the England squad ahead of Luke Shaw to replace the injured Ryan Bertrand. The left-back couldn’t be further away from another invitation from Gareth Southgate.…

Premier League
What Dan Ashworth brings to Brighton & Hove Albion
09:00 Friday 5th October 2018

In a week dominated by Jose Mourinho versus Paul Pogba, the news that Dan Ashworth quit his role with the FA to join Brighton & Hove Albion has flown under the radar.   While perhaps not worthy of considerable attention on the…