Rampant travelling Baggies move on to west London

After a defensive masterclass secured victory at Villa Park, Darren Moore takes his team to Loftus Road on Tuesday evening with Albion looking to complete their second league double of the season. After the Baggies put seven past Queen’s Park Rangers in August in their first home win of the season, Steve McLaren’s team found themselves bottom of the table…

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Albion need to breeze past Villa without Gayle

After failing to get their first home league win of the year against Nottingham Forest, Albion face their shortest trip of all to Villa Park once again looking for an away win to compensate for their shortcomings at the Hawthorns. With six wins from their last seven away games, it is the Baggies’ form on the road that has kept…

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Baggies grab late equaliser as Gayle faces ban

West Brom 2 Nottingham Forest 2 As we left the Hawthorns on Tuesday night, there was a feeling that Albion had got away with it, but 24 hours later, it was somewhat different following the FA’s decision to charge Dwight Gayle with successfully deceiving a match official in winning the late penalty. I’m loathe to indulge in “whataboutery”, but the…

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Albion’s Promotion Challenge Season Comparison – 31 games

Another two points dropped at home, although it looked like being all three until Rodriguez’s late penalty, and the Baggies lost the opportunity to move ahead of Sheffield United ahead of Wednesday’s games. Darren Moore’s side are now level on points with the 2002 and 2008 successful promotion-winning sides but a full six points behind Di Matteo’s 2010 team.  Seven…

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