Semi Ajayi with his defensive skills helped West Brom to secure a win against Derby County for 2-0 which helped them move up to the top position of the Championship table. He was in the sidelines during the game against Hull City which West Brom won for 4-2 and the game on Wednesday against Derby County was his first match since June 26. With this game, he has played in 39 matches for the club.
On Wednesday, he was present on the field from the beginning to the end. The goals from Grady Diangana and Dara O’Shea helped the team seal the win against the opposition. Continue reading “West Brom Secure Another Win”
When the 2019–2020 season ends, West Bromwich will see the departure of their captain Chris Brunt who has been part of them for the past 13 years. He has been one of the longest-serving players of the club. He began his club career at Middlesbrough where he failed to make up to the regular team. Later he was transferred to Sheffield United in 2004 where he appeared in 153 games.
In 2007, he was transferred to West Albion Bromwich for £3 million on a four-year deal. Since then he has made more than 400 appearances for the club and has scored 48 goals being on the regular team. He has been the captain of the team for many years and he has also captained Ireland national team from 2004 –2017. Continue reading “Bilic praises West Brom’s Chris Brunt”
According to the reports of Telefoot, it is said that both the clubs Fulham and West Brom are looking forward to sign Yoane Wissa. He is a French midfielder who is playing for the French club Lorient. He has totally made 75 appearances for the game and scored 25 goals. He has been part of the club from 2018.
He has caught the eye of several clubs with the performance in this season. He has scored about 16 goals with thirty appearances in this season. His game has impressed both Fulham and West Brom which led to them to take interest in signing the player.
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Barcelona manager Quique Setien has expressed his pleasure after the Blaugrana registered a slender 1-0 win over Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou. The Catalan giants suffered a 2-0 defeat in the El Clasico and it appeared that they could go winless for the second league game on the spin before Lionel Messi converted from the penalty spot in the 81st minute.
Of course, the club need assistance from the VAR to find the back of the net but Setien was pleased with the mental strength shown by the team, he told: “We knew it was going to be a tremendously complicated game. They had six straight wins, one at the Bernabeu, and are in the final of the cup. Apart from in some phases, the game was controlled. We did have difficult times but we also created danger. We have won thanks to the VAR. From the bench, I did not see it as it was too far away. How I see it is that we are well and strong mentally, that is what interests me.”
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West Bromwich Albion manager Slaven Bilic has been pleased with an exciting week where the Baggies have maintained their dominance at the top of the Championship. The west Midlands outfit returned from the international break with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday and they have followed it up with a 4-1 thumping of Bristol City.
As a result, they remain at the top of the standings with a two-point advantage over Leeds United and Bilic is delighted with the hard work done by the players through the past few games, he told the club’s official website: “It’s been a really good week. I think we’ve deserved it. We also have to appreciate it, and to know what led us to this good week – hours and hours of training – and the only way we can have another week like this is basically following a very simple formula. You have to earn it, you have to work really hard to maintain and improve your efforts and everything to deserve the luck we needed.” Continue reading “Slaven Bilic pleased with really good week for West Brom”
West Bromwich Albion striker Charlie Austin has revealed that a personal chat with Slaven Bilic convinced him to join the Baggies from Southampton before the summer transfer deadline. Austin had spent the past three-and-a-half years with the Saints but he chose to pursue a fresh challenge elsewhere after falling out-of-favour under Ralph Hasenhuttl.
In an interview with the Last Word Podcast, Austin talked about the Bilic phone call and said that he was convinced by the approach from the former West Ham United boss, he told: “He said ‘Charlie how are you? We scored so many goals last year, so many balls in the box. I’m not going to change anything about you, I want you to come here, be my number nine and score me loads of goals like you have done in your career. He said ‘I’ll get the service from the lads to you, and we’re going to have a good season together. I must’ve been on the phone two minutes and I put the phone down and said to my wife – ‘I’m going to do it’. do it, are we not?”
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West Bromwich Albion manager Slaven Bilic has said that he did not want to risk Charlie Austin against Derby County amid concerns over the striker’s fitness. The former Southampton striker is regarded as the prime striker for the Baggies but he was left on the bench for the entirety of the Championship clash against the Rams.
Speaking after the 1-1 draw against Derby County, Bilic acknowledged that Austin remains the first-choice striker but he took the option to rest him due to fitness concerns. He added that there would have been question marks, had the Baggies not been able to find the equaliser through the course of the game. Continue reading “Slaven Bilic explains Charlie Austin’s absence against Derby County”
Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon has posted an emotional message on social media after making the move to the Far East with Dalian Yifang. The experienced striker had spent the past four seasons in the Premier League with the final one of those with Newcastle United on a season-long loan from West Bromwich Albion.
“Today is the end of an incredible spell for me in the Premier League. During these past four seasons I’ve seen my dreams come true, like scoring in some of the greatest stadiums in the world or hearing some of the most loyal supporters chant my name.In my final year, I was extremely lucky to be part of a very special club, where I really felt loved by the supporters and after putting in a lot of effort, I enjoyed one of my best seasons on an individual level and we achieved a good outcome as a team,” he wrote on his official Twitter account.
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West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jack Livermore has said that the team are keen to repay caretaker boss James Shan by earning promotion to the Premier League. The Baggies made the surprise decision to sack Darren Moore earlier last month amid an inconsistent run, but Shan has since impressed in the caretaker role by guiding the club to the playoffs.
Speaking on the club’s website, Livermore said that the club have plenty to offer to the manager, considering he had taken in charge of the side immediately after the birth of his third son, he told: “He’s been really good since he’s taken over. It’s a difficult role, but he knew the boys and knew what we needed.
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Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has said that both Dwight Gayle and James Murphy could have futures with the club once they return from their loan spells at West Bromwich Albion. Gayle joined the Baggies in a loan-exchange deal involving Salomon Rondon heading the opposite way last summer while Murphy made his temporary switch to the Hawthorns at turn of the year.
Speaking in a press conference, Benitez highlighted that Murphy’s loan deal was primarily focused on getting him more gametime and he could have a future at Tyneside next term. The Spaniard added that the same may be the case with Gayle, who has flourished for the Baggies with 17 goals in the current campaign.
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