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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Sky Blues up next the Hawthorns

I suspect that the most enjoyable part of Saturday afternoon for the Hawthorns faithful will be when the veterans of the 2001/02 campaign are paraded on the pitch, as is rumoured to be the plan to mark the 20th anniversary of Albion’s first Premier League promotion. Before the resurgence under Gary Megson that culminated in that moment, the Baggies current…

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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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