The Black Country Derby returns after nine years

The first Black Country Derby for almost nine years this coming Saturday will be like no other. The absence of supporters in the stadium will make it a very different occasion but for those watching from home, there is no less desire to see their club come out on top. For Albion fans, the overriding feeling will surely be one…

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Blackpool v West Brom – History and Statistics

It’s been almost ten years since Albion locked swords with Blackpool. In the summer of 2010, the Roberto di Matteo’s Baggies finished runners-up to Newcastle United in the Championship to win promotion and, a few weeks later, Ian Holloway’s Blackpool beat Cardiff City in the play off final to join them in the Premier League. 2010/11 is the Tangerines’ only…

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Albion’s Premier League Season Comparison – 17 games

Another home game and another heavy defeat for the Baggies. Twelve goals conceded in three successive home games is a new unwanted club record – previous Albion sides have managed to let in eleven in three home games, the latest being Tony Mowbray’s side who lost 5-0 (Manchester United), 3-2 (Newcastle United) and 3-1 (Arsenal) between February and April 2009.…

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