Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 44 games

Karlan Grant’s penalty miss meant that Saturday’s match finished as the sixth goalless draw of the season, the first time that Albion have had six goalless draws in a league campaign since 1999/2000. The last time they have more than six was in 1988/89 when they had eight including both local derbies with Walsall. It also means that Albion have…

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Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 43 games

Albion’s biggest defeat of the season has surely now ended any faint hopes that they retained of making the top six. Everything went wrong for Steve Bruce’s team in the first half, not all of them self-inflicted, but the game was over as a contest when Colback’s attempted cross flew into the net. Furlong’s red card was Albion’s seventh of…

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Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 42 games

Albion’s fourth victory in eight games represents an improvement in form but it is not enough to give them a realistic chance of a play-off spot. They were fortunate to get all three points against Blackpool thanks to Karlan Grant’s injury time winner and, while teams above them continue to drop points, they remain mathematically within reach of the top…

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