Baggies bow out with defeat number 22

Leeds United 3 West Brom 1 Albion bowed out of the Premier League with another performance that was representative of their season as a whole – the occasional bit of sparkle, but too many mistakes at key moments and short of the required standard for much of the time. That it was their 22nd defeat of the season means that…

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Fans return as Big Sam calls time

West Brom 1 West Ham United 3 Sam Allardyce experienced his first and last match as Albion manager in front of Baggies fans on Wednesday night as the fans returned to the Hawthorns for the first time in fourteen months. Within half an hour of the final whistle, the news emerged that Big Sam would be stepping down at the…

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Brilliant Baggies batter Blues at the Bridge

Chelsea 2 West Brom 5 Well there is a headline I never thought I’d write – got to love a bit of alliteration! Two things to take from watching Albion win at Chelsea – Joe Cole doesn’t seem to know the difference between Diangana and Diagne but can’t pronounce either, and Glenn Hoddle’s research needs some work given he thought…

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What next for West Bromwich Albion?

An enforced three-week break between fixtures for the Baggies seems an ideal opportunity to pause and reflect, and I trust that the club hierarchy are doing exactly that and, moreover, planning for what could be a pivotal summer. While relegation is not a mathematical certainty, it would take something incredible for Albion to survive and the first question to address…

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