Baggies bow out with defeat number 22

Leeds United 3 West Brom 1 Albion bowed out of the Premier League with another performance that was representative of their season as a whole – the occasional bit of sparkle, but too many mistakes at key moments and short of the required standard for much of the time. That it was their 22nd defeat of the season means that…

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A season to forget finally draws to a close

A season to forget finally draws to a close on Sunday as Albion wave goodbye to the Premier League once again with a trip to Elland Road. The contrasts between the two clubs could hardly be more stark and yet they were on a par just 14 months ago. When the country went into lockdown and football was suspended in…

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Leeds United v West Brom – History and Statistics

Albion are still looking for their first Premier League win over Leeds United, albeit Sunday will be only their fourth attempt. The Whites were the Baggies’ first Premier League opponents at the Hawthorns back in August 2002 and it was the Australian, Harry Kewell, who had the honour of scoring the first Premier League goal at the Shrine when he…

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Fans return as Big Sam calls time

West Brom 1 West Ham United 3 Sam Allardyce experienced his first and last match as Albion manager in front of Baggies fans on Wednesday night as the fans returned to the Hawthorns for the first time in fourteen months. Within half an hour of the final whistle, the news emerged that Big Sam would be stepping down at the…

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