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  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom 7 hours 34 minutes ago

    Manchester United came from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with Daley Blind scoring the second equaliser with three minutes remaining. United looked like coming unstuck on the road again when Saido Berahino restored West Brom's lead in the 65th...
  • EPL: Henderson goal seals 2-1 win for Liverpool against West Brom October 4, 2014

    Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson scored as Liverpool registered their first Premier League win since August with a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on Saturday. Lallana's first Liverpool goal was cancelled out by a controversial Saido Berahino penalty before Henderson's driven winner helped last season's runners-up climb to...
  • EPL: Saido Berahino nets twice as West Brom thrash Burnley 4-0 September 29, 2014

    Saido Berahino's brace powered West Bromwich Albion past Burnley 4-0 Sunday in the Premier League to seal their third win in a week. The striker pounced in each half after Craig Dawson opened the scoring to condemn the Clarets to their third league defeat. Graham Dorrans then added a fourth with a...
  • EPL: Cyrstal Palace hang on to beat Everton 32, Spurs lose September 21, 2014

    Crystal Palace came from behind to cling on for their first Premier League win of the season on Sunday, beating Everton 32 at Goodison Park. Winger Yannick Bolasie was instrumental in his side's surging secondhalf performance which he capped with the Eagles' final goal in the 69th minute. Romelu Lukaku had given...
  • Greece striker Georgios Samaras signs for West Bromwich August 22, 2014

    Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a twoyear deal following his release by Celtic. It will be Samaras' second spell in the Premier League after playing for Manchester City from 200608. He spent the last six years at Celtic. West Brom head coach Alan Irvine says the 29yearold...
  • EPL Team Preview: West Bromwich seek stability with Irvine at the helm August 15, 2014

    West Bromwich: After a chaotic year marred by managerial changes, Nicolas Anelka's controversial "quenelle" salute and a seasonlong relegation battle, West Bromwich Albion will hoping for a much more serene campaign in the Premier League this time round. It's been a busy summer at the Hawthorns, with a vast turnover of...
  • World Cup players Gamboa, Davidson join West Brom August 6, 2014

    West Bromwich: Costa Rica right back Cristian Gamboa and Australia left back Jason Davidson have signed for West Bromwich Albion, weeks after playing for their countries at the World Cup. Gamboa moved from Norwegian side Rosenborg on a threeyear deal after the English Football Association's appeal panel approved his workpermit application....
  • West Bromwich appoint Alan Irvine after Sherwood says no June 15, 2014

    West Bromwich Albion appointed Alan Irvine as manager on Saturday, replacing Spaniard Pepe Mel who left the English Premier League club last month. Irvine, who has never managed in the topflight, agreed a oneyear contract and will work alongside Rob Kelly and Keith Downing while Dean Kiely is to remain as...
  • EPL: Arsenal seal Champions League berth after 10 win over West Bromwich May 4, 2014

    London: Olivier Giroud scored in the first half to give Arsenal a 10 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Sunday, leaving the Baggies uncertain of their status in the top flight. Giroud headed home at the near post in the 14th minute, getting in front of Craig...
  • Swansea, West Brom edge closer to EPL survival April 26, 2014

    Manchester: Swansea virtually secured Premier League survival and West Bromwich Albion moved closer to safety on Saturday but Fulham blew a chance to move out of the relegation zone. Jonjo Shelvey scored an eyecatching volley in a 41 victory for 12thplaced Swansea over Aston Villa, which is just four points and...
  • West Brom sack Anelka for gross misconduct March 15, 2014

    London: West Bromwich Albion have given French striker Nicolas Anelka notice they are terminating his contract for gross misconduct, the Premier League club said in a statement on Friday. Anelka, who was given a five-match ban by the FA following his controversial 'quenelle' salute during a match on December 28, had...
  • Anelka and FA accept five-match ban March 14, 2014

    London: Nicolas Anelka has decided not to appeal against the five-match ban imposed on the West Bromwich Albion striker for his controversial 'quenelle' gesture, the FA said on Thursday. The 34-year-old French forward was suspended for his goal celebration during a Premier League match against West Ham United. Anelka had until Thursday...
  • Nicolas Anelka handed five-match ban for 'quenelle' salute: FA February 27, 2014

    West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been banned for five matches and fined 80,000 pounds for making an alleged anti-Semitic gesture in a match in December, the Football Association said on Thursday. The Frenchman, who made a "quenelle" salute after scoring in a 3-3 draw against West Ham United on...
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after costly error February 3, 2014

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to criticise defender Kolo Toure after his glaring error gifted West Bromwich Albion striker Victor Anichebe an equalising goal in their 11 Premier League draw on Sunday. Liverpool, who stayed fourth in the table on 47 points, took the lead on 24 minutes when Uruguay's...
  • Liverpool held to 11 draw at West Brom in EPL February 2, 2014

    West Bromwich: Liverpool missed a chance to strengthen their place in the Premier League's top four on Sunday when Kolo Toure gifted West Bromwich Albion an equalizer in a 11 draw. Liverpool took the lead against the run of play when Luis Suarez set up Daniel Sturridge to poke the ball...
  • Nicolas Anelka denies FA racism charge over gesture January 24, 2014

    London: West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka will face an English Football Association disciplinary hearing after formally denying a racism charge for celebrating a goal with a gesture deemed antiSemitic. Anelka repeatedly has insisted that his use of the gesture, which is known in France as a "quenelle" and has been...
  • Everton held to 11 draw by West Bromwich Albion January 21, 2014

    Birmingham: Diego Lugano scored his first goal for West Bromwich Albion to rescue a 11 draw against Everton on Monday in new manager Pepe Mel's first Premier League game in charge. The Uruguay international's 75thminute header prevented a misfiring Everton side to go back into the top four after Kevin Mirallas...
  • Hull City finish transfer of Long from West Brom January 17, 2014

    Hull: Hull City have completed the transfer of striker Shane Long from West Bromwich Albion. The 26yearold Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a threeandahalf year contract with his new club. Long says, "I finally got the deal signed. It's a club that's on the up, and I'm...
  • Former Betis coach Mel takes over at West Brom January 10, 2014

    London: Pepe Mel, the charismatic Spaniard who led Real Betis to seventh place in La Liga last season and writes mystery novels in his spare time, was named manager of English Premier League strugglers West Bromwich Albion on Thursday. "(Mel) has signed an 18month contract and takes over the reins from...
  • Caretaker West Brom boss keen to step down despite form January 2, 2014

    London: West Bromwich Albion caretaker boss Keith Downing has urged the club to speed up the search for his longterm successor despite admitting he has enjoyed his fourgame unbeaten spell in charge of the English Premier League strugglers. Downing stepped in after manager Steve Clarke was sacked last month following a...
  • West Bromwich Albion to scout talent in New Delhi December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion are heading to India as part of their foundation programme, in association with Youth Football International (YFI), to scout, train and develop talent here. Their scouting team will conduct a talent hunt here in the national capital Jan 18 at the Ambedkar...
  • FA to probe alleged Anelka antiSemitic gesture December 29, 2013

    London: The FA is to investigate an alleged antiSemitic gesture made by West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka during Saturday's 33 Premier League draw at West Ham United. An FA spokesman said his organisation would be launching a probe after Anelka's actions provoked widespread criticism. The former France striker celebrated the...
  • Caretaker WBA boss hails late equaliser to stop rot December 22, 2013

    London: West Bromwich Albion caretaker boss Keith Downing hailed Matej Vydra's first goal for the club that halted a miserable losing run and brought some cheer after a difficult week for the Premier League strugglers. The Baggies had lost four straight league matches which led to Steve Clarke being dismissed as...
  • I had unfinished business at West Brom, says sacked coach December 16, 2013

    London: Steve Clarke has expressed his disappointment at being sacked by West Bromwich Albion, saying he had unfinished business at the struggling Premier League side. Clarke, 50, was dumped following Saturday's 10 defeat at Cardiff City, the side's fourth consecutive league defeat which left them 16th in the Premier League table...
  • West Brom sack manager Clarke after Cardiff loss December 15, 2013

    London: West Bromwich Albion moved swiftly to sack manager Steve Clarke on Saturday following the Midlands club's latest defeat away to Cardiff City after a dreadful run in the Premier league. "West Bromwich Albion have this evening relieved head coach Steve Clarke of his duties and placed him on gardening leave...
  • Manchester City cure away problems with 32 win at West Brom December 5, 2013

    West Bromwich: Yaya Toure scored twice as Manchester City found a cure to their problems away from home by beating West Bromwich Albion 32 in the Premier League on Wednesday. Sergio Aguero put thirdplace City ahead in the ninth minute at The Hawthorns with his 17th goal of the season, setting...
  • Aston Villa rally from 20 down to draw at West Brom November 26, 2013

    London: Aston Villa fought back after conceding two goals in the opening 11 minutes to grab a 22 draw at Midlands derby rivals West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday. Ireland international Shane Long put Albion in front after three minutes, controlling Chris Brunt's long ball superbly as it...
  • Jose Mourinho and Clarke share the points and a kiss November 10, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho planted an almost apologetic kiss on the cheek of former sidekick Steve Clarke after a controversial penalty saved Chelsea from defeat against West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Clarke was stunned at the decision by referee Andre Marriner to give the London side a spot kick...
  • Suarez hattrick keeps Liverpool on Arsenal's tail October 26, 2013

    London: Luis Suarez struck a clinical hattrick as Liverpool thrashed West Bromwich Albion 41 at Anfield to keep pace with Premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday. Suarez scored twice in five firsthalf minutes and again after the break as Liverpool remained two points behind Arsenal who prevailed 20 at Crystal Palace...
  • Manchester United lack class to win Champions League: David Moyes September 29, 2013

    London: Manchester United do not have enough worldclass players to win the Champions League, manager David Moyes said as he effectively wrote off his own team's chances in Europe's elite club competition. The English champions have made their worst league start in 24 years after Saturday's 21 home defeat by West...