Further frustration as Baggies bomb again

West Bromwich Albion 2 Birmingham City 3 The evening started with a poignant and well-observed tribute to the late Queen but ended with a very different feel in the stadium as Albion succumbed to their first home defeat of the season. It leaves Steve Bruce’s team in a lowly 20th place with only goal difference keeping them out of the…

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Brandon bags a debut goal

West Bromwich Albion 1 Burnley 1 While the build up to the match was all about the business that the club failed to do in the transfer window, the talk afterwards was all about one of the players they did manage to bring in. A dramatic 98th minute equaliser from Brandon Thomas-Asante sent the Hawthorns faithful into raptures and the…

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Albion held again as frustration mounts

West Bromwich Albion 0 Cardiff City 0 At the fourth time of asking, Steve Bruce’s team failed to secure a victory as the Bluebirds held them to a goalless draw leaving the Baggies in the bottom three of the fledgling league table. The difference on this occasion was that few would agree that Albion thoroughly deserved the three points –…

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Baggies beaten in battle in the sun

Blackburn Rovers 2 West Bromwich Albion 1 Defeat at a sweltering Ewood Park on Sunday afternoon brought out the usual howls of dismay on social media, but for me, it was a game that Albion dominated but were found wanting too often in the final third. At the other end, Rovers had two decent chances and took them both. As…

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Albion impress but fail to take all three points

West Bromwich Albion 1 Watford 1 Steve Bruce’s Albion opened their home campaign with an excellent performance that had the Hawthorns rocking throughout, but they ultimately failed to take all three points thanks to a wonder goal from Ismaïla Sarr although they could have ended up with nothing had the Senegalese forward not missed a second half penalty. Fans leaving…

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