Weimann wins the points for the Baggies

West Bromwich Albion 1 Birmingham City 0 A late strike from former Villa man, Andi Weimann, was enough to end the Baggies’ four match losing streak against Birmingham City and claim three points that consolidated their position in fifth place in the Championship. It was far from a vintage performance from Corberán’s team, and it was a match that could…

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Entertaining Derby marred by idiots

West Bromwich Albion 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 An entertaining Black Country Derby won by the visitors thanks to two breakaway goals will likely only be remembered for the actions of a few idiots in the stands who were responsible for the only disorder I have personally witnessed inside the Hawthorns in more than four decades of watching the Baggies. The…

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Baggies away day miseries continue at Norwich

Norwich City 2 West Bromwich Albion 0 Albion suffered their third successive defeat on the road at Norwich as they failed to take a series of decent chances and were caught on the break twice. Carlos Corberán bemoaned his players’ lack of a clinical touch in front of goal which was in contrast to the hosts’ ability to convert their…

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Corberán’s options boosted by Weimann

Monday saw the expected announcement that 32-year-old Austrian international, Andi Weimann, had joined Albion on loan from Bristol City for the remainder of the season. Weimann’s interview suggested that he had put pen to paper on Friday but, perhaps because the announcement had to wait for confirmation that the permanent transfer of Taylor Gardner-Hickman in the opposite direction was complete,…

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BTA at the double as Rovers return with nothing

West Bromwich Albion 4 Blackburn Rovers 1 Carlos Corberán’s team brushed a poor Blackburn Rovers team aside on Saturday afternoon with a comfortable 4-1 victory that could easily have been many more. It may not have been as convincing as the 8-0 home win predicted by a visiting supporter I met walking to the Hawthorns, but it was as good…

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Baggies call the Shots and ease into round four

West Bromwich Albion 4 Aldershot Town 1 Carlos Corberán’s Albion secured their place in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup with a comfortable victory over National League side, Aldershot Town, at the Hawthorns. It was almost as good an afternoon as the Spaniard could have hoped for as his chosen starting line up all but ensured the victory with…

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