Dismal Baggies face high-flying Cherries

In my opinion, Sunday’s performance at Birmingham City was a new low for this group of players. I’m not sure that there was a lack of effort, but the lack of quality on display was staggering. Given that it was the same eleven players who outplayed Fulham less than a fortnight ago, it is difficult to understand how to put…

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Baggies look for derby double at Blues

Steve Bruce, his coaching staff and players have vowed to fight on in search of a play-off place despite it looking increasingly unlikely that the Baggies will be able to secure a top six finish. Even if Albion win their remaining eight matches, it might not be enough, and given that this group of players has failed to deliver when…

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Buoyant Baggies look to mount late charge

Albion’s deserved victory over Fulham on Tuesday night should give the team great confidence as they travel to the venue that witnessed one of their best performances of their last promotion season. The hope is that display will spark a late charge for the play-off places, although it remains a long shot. The 3-0 victory at Ashton Gate in February…

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Baggies take on table toppers hoping for a miracle

Steve Bruce’s team welcome runaway leaders, Fulham, to the Hawthorns on Tuesday evening looking to build on the moderately encouraging results achieved in their last two matches, but knowing that it will take an almost miraculous run in to secure a play-off spot. When these two clubs met at Craven Cottage in October in round 15 of the Championship season,…

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Terriers test up next for Albion

Saturday’s victory at Hull City was certainly welcome, and it has perhaps blown a little oxygen into the embers of Albion’s promotion hopes. Victory against Huddersfield on Friday evening would add a little more fuel to that particular fire, but a top six spot remains very much a long shot. Based on the 57 points that sixth-placed Luton Town currently…

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