Baggies face Saints with renewed hope

After Albion were beaten at Crystal Palace four weeks ago, I, along with many others, concluded that any hopes they had of escaping relegation were gone. And then Allardyce’s team went to Stamford Bridge and shocked the Premier League with an accomplished performance including five fantastic goals, and those hopes were rekindled. However, they will be immediately dashed once again…

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West Brom v Southampton – History and Statistics

Albion are currently on a dreadful run of results against Southampton having lost the last five meetings in all competitions, including a pair of defeats in 2018 when the Saints beat Pardew’s Albion in successive games at the Hawthorns in league and cup. The Baggies last beat Southampton at St Mary’s on New Year’s Eve 2016 when Hal Robson-Kanu’s wonder…

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Step back in time to 2005 – Earnie’s treble

Four days after losing narrowly to table-topping Chelsea, Albion looked to get their survival bid back on track with a return trip to the capital to take on Charlton Athletic. And like game 30 of the current campaign, it produced an unexpected convincing victory. Charlton Athletic 1 West Brom 4 Given the Addicks’ current league position, a win at the…

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Brilliant Baggies batter Blues at the Bridge

Chelsea 2 West Brom 5 Well there is a headline I never thought I’d write – got to love a bit of alliteration! Two things to take from watching Albion win at Chelsea – Joe Cole doesn’t seem to know the difference between Diangana and Diagne but can’t pronounce either, and Glenn Hoddle’s research needs some work given he thought…

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