As Baggies fans look forward to next season in the Championship with a mixture of disappointment at relegation, but anticipation of what will hopefully be a much more entertaining season, I’d like to take a look at where it all went wrong for West Bromwich Albion and, while the season just gone could have been… Continue reading From Hodgson and Ashworth to Pulis and Pardew – six years of decline at the Hawthorns
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Albion bowed of the Premier League after an eight year stay with a rather limp defeat to Crystal Palace that was somewhat at odds with the performances of the last few weeks.
The hopes of a miracle escape were finally dashed on Tuesday evening as Southampton beat Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium to confirm Albion’s inevitable relegation, albeit much later than we all expected. While Darren Moore might not have saved the Baggies from the drop, he has certainly saved the season.
As I walked out of the Hawthorns on Saturday evening with the echoes of the Great Escape theme tune in my ears for the first time this season, I couldn’t help think that someone was watching over Darren Moore’s Baggies as yet another incredible result had been achieved.
Albion’s fate could be sealed even before they kick off against Spurs this weekend, should Stoke City defeat Crystal Palace in the lunchtime kick-off, but whatever happens over the next ten days, Darren Moore has put a huge amount of pride back into the fans of West Bromwich Albion, along with that feeling of what… Continue reading The miracle is still on, if only just….
Darren Moore’s stock continues to rise with each game as the Baggies recorded another excellent result and prolonged their hopes of avoiding relegation for another week at least.