Omani suits the Baggies

On Thursday, Albion announced their tenth signing of the summer when it was revealed that 37-year-old goalkeeper, Ali Al-Habsi, had joined the club as a free agent. Although it was completely out of the blue, it seems a sensible move by the club given that, with Alex Palmer having gone on loan to Plymouth Argyle, Johnstone and Bond are the…

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Mowbray’s Rovers next up as Baggies seek elusive home win

Slaven Bilić welcomes former Albion manager, Tony Mowbray, to the Hawthorns this weekend still looking for his first home win in charge of the Baggies. Albion remain unbeaten in the league, but disappointing home draws with Millwall and Reading have left the Baggies faithful frustrated.  The football is pretty, but the cutting edge has so far been lacking.  It is important…

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Optimism remains although the wait for a home win goes on

West Brom 1 Reading 1 There are so many things about Slaven Bilić’s Albion team that are markedly different to Darren Moore’s, but the failure to record a home win so far this season is disturbingly familiar. Nonetheless, the performance against Reading further showed those aspects that have improved significantly, the mobility in midfield and calm control of possession to…

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