What form will Steve Bruce’s squad overhaul take?

When Steve Bruce was appointed as Valérien Ismaël’s successor in February, Albion were in fifth place, still in contention for the play-offs, but on a firm downward spiral. I felt that it was a sensible appointment given Bruce’s experience of winning promotion in the second tier, albeit uninspiring. Unfortunately, he was unable to arrest the Baggies’ slide and soon realised…

Read More

Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 44 games

Karlan Grant’s penalty miss meant that Saturday’s match finished as the sixth goalless draw of the season, the first time that Albion have had six goalless draws in a league campaign since 1999/2000. The last time they have more than six was in 1988/89 when they had eight including both local derbies with Walsall. It also means that Albion have…

Read More