Seventh Hawthorns Heaven for the Baggies

West Bromwich Albion 1 Coventry City 0 Carlos Corberán’s Baggies earned a hard-fought victory against a tricky Coventry City side at the Hawthorns on Friday night to a record a seventh successive home victory without conceding a goal for the first time since Gary Megson’s remarkable first promotion season some 21 years ago. Impressively, it is the first time in…

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Sloppy Albion crash out of the cup

Bristol City 3 West Bromwich Albion 0 Albion lost successive games under Carlos Corberán for the first time as they were deservedly beaten at Ashton Gate in the fourth round of the FA Cup. It was undoubtedly the worst performance since the Spaniard took over and the hope for Baggies fans is that it is merely an off-day and not…

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Baggies squad found wanting at Turf Moor

Burnley 2 West Bromwich Albion 1 Carlos Corberán suffered his third defeat as Albion boss at Turf Moor as the Championship leaders came from behind to claim all three points. The assertion from the Clarets’ boss, Vincent Kompany, that the Baggies were “the best team in the league to this point” may offer a little crumb of comfort but the…

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Baggies battle back to move into the top six

Luton Town 2 West Bromwich Albion 3 In every successful promotion campaign, there are particular matches that you look back on as pivotal. Should Albion be successful at the end of this season, this victory will be certainly be one of those. At 2-0 down inside ten minutes, there was a sense of shock and disbelief given Albion’s form of…

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Baggies escape in six-goal cup thriller

Chesterfield 3 West Bromwich Albion 3 Those of us lucky enough to be at the Technique Stadium were treated to a proper cup tie and the Baggies can count themselves very fortunate to still be in the hat for the fourth round. Carlos Corberán opted to make eleven changes from the team that started Monday’s victory over Reading, albeit Thomas-Asante,…

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