Having been in Belo Horizonte in June 2014 to see Ben Foster become the first West Bromwich Albion player to play for England in a World Cup tournament since Jeff Astle in 1970, I was also fortunate enough to be at the Signal Induna Park on Wednesday evening to see Jake Livermore become the first… Continue reading Livermore becomes the latest of the England Baggies
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Last season’s game 29, the victory over Manchester United, proved to be Albion’s last win of the season as they picked up just four points in their last nine games. This season’s more impressive win over Arsenal keeps up the hope of reaching 50 points.
Under pressure Arsenal boss, Arsène Wenger, brings his team to the Hawthorns for the early game on Saturday with his counterpart, Tony Pulis, aiming to disprove the feeling that his teams give up on reaching 40 points. In order to do that, however, he will need to change his approach to games against the top… Continue reading Pulis needs a change of approach to secure a top ten finish
With half of their remaining games against teams above them in the table, it may not be that easy for Albion to reach the 50 point mark.
Albion’s five match unbeaten run came to an end with a thoroughly disappointing performance against Palace at the Hawthorns, and fears from Baggies fans that the 40-point malaise may have set in once again.