West Bromwich Albion are seemingly a club in crisis. After victory at Anfield less than four weeks ago, the signs that the Baggies could recover their dreadful season were positive. Then, after the sudden and tragic death of Cyrille Regis, every Baggie was proud to be associated with the club after its fantastic and widely-lauded… Continue reading From pride to embarrassment – a few short weeks in the history of West Bromwich Albion
At the end of January, Albion’s season seemed to be on the verge of turning around. Unbeaten in four games and fresh from a fantastic victory at Anfield, the Baggies finally seemed to be getting the results that their improved performances under Pardew warranted. Three matches later and optimism seems to have been well and… Continue reading Can the cup provide another boost to Baggies morale
A three-nil result may not seem like a game that was decided on fine margins, but if J-Rod had put that golden chance away early on, it could have been a very different game.
Twelve games to go and the Baggies are marooned at the bottom of the table, four points off Huddersfield in 19th who are the last of four teams on 24 points. It is the Terriers who are the next league visitors to the Hawthorns in three weeks’ time in what will be another massive game.
After a wonderful and moving tribute to the legend that is Cyrille Regis, it was back to the stark reality that, currently, the non-footballing side of the club is doing a far better job than the footballing side. Alan Pardew has probably his toughest test on his hands, and his current record of eight points… Continue reading Baggies players couldn’t match the tribute to a legend