Seagulls up next as Baggies cling to hope

It may only be a slither of hope, but Sam Allardyce and his team will be hoping to thicken that strand a little this weekend as Graham Potter’s Brighton and Hove Albion visit the Hawthorns. The Baggies’ record against the other Albion is good – the Seagulls have never won a league game at the Hawthorns and the real Albion…

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Burnley v West Brom – History and Statistics

Albion have lost just three of their last thirty league meetings with Burnley dating back to March 1993. Two of those defeats came at Turf Moor, both in 2007 with the Baggies most recent league defeat at Burnley coming on the opening day of the 2007/08 season when Kevin Phillips’ opener was overturned by a goal from Michael Duff and…

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Crunch time for Baggies starts at Burnley

Albion travel to Turf Moor this weekend to take on Burnley for the first of a run of four “winnable” fixtures that represent the last slim hope of survival. The Baggies need a significant points haul from these games, no fewer than eight in my opinion, and even taking twelve won’t to be enough to move them out of the…

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United visit the Hawthorns as hopes continue to fade

With hope fading fast for the Baggies, Ole Gunnar Solskjær brings his Manchester United side to the Hawthorns on Sunday looking to narrow the gap to their city rivals at the top of the Premier League table. Sam Allardyce can take some encouragement from the fact that Albion were unfortunate to lose the reverse fixture in November, albeit that was…

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