WEST BROMWICH

  • West Brom inflict Manchester United's 3rd straight loss in Premier League Yesterday

    Jonas Olsson gave West Bromwich Albion a 1-0 victory at Manchester United on Saturday that should ensure the team stays in the English Premier League. But a third successive loss for United has seen their grip on fourth place loosened, with Liverpool only four points behind in the race for Champions...
  • West Bromwich's Chris Brunt suspended by FA March 17, 2015

    London: The English Football Association says West Bromwich Albion midfielder Chris Brunt has been suspended for one match and fined 8,000 pounds ($11,800) after admitting a misconduct charge of abusing a match official during his side's 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa in their FA Cup quarterfinal. The FA says Tuesday that...
  • West Bromwich's Chris Brunt charged for verbally abusing officials March 10, 2015

    West Bromwich Albion midfielder Chris Brunt has been charged by the Football Association with verbally abusing match officials following the FA Cup defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday. "It is alleged that in or around the tunnel area after the end of the fixture the player used abusive and/or insulting words...
  • West Brom deeply concerned about pitch invasions at Villa March 8, 2015

    West Bromwich: West Bromwich Albion said on Sunday they are deeply concerned about the pitch invasions during and after their FA Cup quarter-final loss to Aston Villa that "clearly compromised" the safety of the team's players. Dozens of Villa fans spilled onto the pitch in premature celebration during stoppage time of...
  • Southampton, Aston Villa grab late winners in Premier League March 4, 2015

    Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League on Tuesday, while a touchline spat between the managers marred Sunderland's 1-1 draw at Hull. Southampton revived their unlikely tilt at Champions League qualification thanks to Sadio Mane's 83rd-minute goal in a 1-0 home victory...
  • EPL: Saido Berahino strikes as West Brom beat Southampton 1-0 February 28, 2015

    West Bromwich: Saido Berahino struck after only two minutes Saturday to steer improving West Bromwich Albion to a 1-0 win over Southampton and extend their unbeaten run to five games. The striker netted his 17th goal of the season when he latched on to the ball and fired a firm left-foot...
  • Brown Ideye powers West Bromwich into FA Cup quarter-finals February 14, 2015

    London: Resurgent record signing Brown Ideye scored twice as West Bromwich Albion progressed to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with an emphatic 4-0 victory against West Ham United at the Hawthorns on Saturday. Nigerian Ideye, signed for 10 million pounds from Dynamo Kiev in July but yet to shine, applied...
  • West Brom sign Manchester United stalwart Darren Fletcher February 3, 2015

    London: West Bromwich Albion have signed Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher on a free transfer from Manchester United, the English Premier League clubs said on Monday. The 31-year-old, who was named vice-captain at Old Trafford at the beginning of the season and made 12 appearances during the campaign, signed a two-and-a-half-year contract...
  • Everton held to 0-0 draw by West Brom in EPL January 20, 2015

    Liverpool: Kevin Mirallas missed a penalty he wasn't supposed to take as Everton were held to a 0-0 draw by West Bromwich Albion on Monday in the Premier League. Everton were awarded a penalty just before halftime when defender Joleon Lescott handled the ball in the area. Mirallas grabbed the ball...
  • West Brom hire Tony Pulis as manager January 1, 2015

    West Bromwich: West Bromwich Albion has hired Tony Pulis as its fourth manager in just over a year to keep the club in the Premier League. The central England team said on its website that "Pulis has agreed on a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Baggies". He takes charge after West Brom's...
  • West Brom set to name Pulis as manager - reports December 31, 2014

    London: West Bromwich Albion are set to name former Stoke City and Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis as their manager, British media reports said on Wednesday. The 56-year-old Pulis will replace Alan Irvine who was sacked on Monday following a run of seven defeats in nine games. The BBC reported that Pulis...
  • Strong start gives Manchester City 3-1 win at West Brom December 26, 2014

    West Bromwich: Manchester City kept the pressure on Premier League leader Chelsea by easing to a 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in snowy conditions on Friday, scoring all of its goals in the first 34 minutes. Fernando gave City the lead in the eighth minute by pouncing on a goalkeeper...
  • Liverpool getting back to their best, says Brendan Rodgers December 18, 2014

    Liverpool are showing signs of reproducing their scintillating form of last season after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, manager Brendan Rodgers said. Having struggled to recapture the form that propelled them to second place in the Premier League last season, Rodgers' side set up...
  • EPL: Welbeck goal gives Arsenal 1-0 win over West Brom November 29, 2014

    West Bromwich: Arsenal, gaining welcome relief amid their worst start to a season for 32 years, were left toasting Danny Welbeck on Saturday after the England striker's goal earned them a 1-0 Premier League victory at West Browmwich Albion. On the back of two consecutive league defeats, it had looked for...
  • Liverpool eyeing West Brom's Saido Berahino October 26, 2014

    London: English football club Liverpool are eyeing a swoop for West Bromwich Albion frontman Saido Berahino in the January transfer window. Liverpool are looking to overcome their poor form in front of goal with new signing Mario Balotelli turning out to be a big disappointment, according to Daily Mail. With Daniel Sturridge...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom October 21, 2014

    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...