Welcome to jonwant.com! I’m a lifelong Albion fan, an England fan and a lover of the beautiful game in general, as well as being a former referee.
I’ll be posting my thoughts on these subjects, and a few others on occasion, so feel free to get involved and tell me what you think.
As can be seen from below, eight points from the first six games has become pretty standard for Albion of late, for the last four seasons at least. Only in 2010 and 2012 have Albion bettered that start in the Premier League.
The win over West Ham puts Albion into the top ten in the Premier League and it is once again the Baggies’ second best start to a Premier League season only, bettered by the 10 points from 5 games achieved in 2012 under Steve Clarke which saw Albion in 3rd place.
West Ham United visit the Hawthorns for the second time in just nine Premier League games on Saturday having hammered the Baggies 3-0 on their last visit in April. Like Albion, the Irons have jsut one Premier League victory to their name this season, a 1-0 home win over Albion’s latest vanquishers, Bournemouth, and are… Continue reading Hammers’ fans on their feet for Pulis’s last stand?
Albion have now won just one of their last fourteen games. With West Ham coming up at the Hawthorns on Saturday, the Baggies have failed to win any of their last six games at home. Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United were the last side to leave the Hawthorns without a result and the Hammers themselves… Continue reading Albion’s Premier League Season Comparison – 4 games