West Bromwich Albion vs West Ham United – betting tips and predictions

West Brom will be looking to get back to the winning ways when they host West Ham at the Hawthorns on Saturday. The Baggies have gone off the boil in the recent weeks following their impressive start to the season. After starting the new season with two consecutive wins, Tony Pulis’ men have managed to pick up just a single point in their last two games. Last weekend, they suffered a 3-1 loss at recently-promoted Brighton. It was their first loss the season. The Baggies, who have failed to score…

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Brighton and Hove Albion vs West Bromwich Albion betting tips and predictions

Premier League new boys Brighton will host undefeated West Brom at Amex Stadium on Saturday evening. The Seagulls started the season with a decent performance in the 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City. Following that result, they have picked up a solitary point from two games on the road. The game against the Baggies would be a decent opportunity for Chris Hughton’s side to pick up their first Premier League points at home. The Baggies will come into the game on the back of an impressive start to the season.…

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Another transfer setback for Chelsea on deadline day

Premier League champions Chelsea can’t seem to get anything right in the transfer market of late. After losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool, the Blues have now reportedly lost Swansea striker Fernando Llorente to Tottenham. Yesterday we reported that Blues manager Antonio Conte is keen to sign the former Juventus striker, but Spurs have gazumped their move on the deadline day. Spurs reportedly registered their interest in the player last-Wednesday and completed the signing by Thursday morning. According to La Liga journalist Guillem Blagaue, Llorente has agreed on a £12m move…

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West Bromwich Albion vs Stoke City predictions and betting tips

Can West Bromwich Albion continue their fairy-tale start to the season when they host Stoke City at the Hawthorns on Sunday afternoon? The Baggies have won their opening two fixtures, and currently sit joint-top of the league table. They are one of the three sides to have maintained a perfect record this season and are yet to concede a goal. Baggies started the season with a 1-0 home win against Bournemouth, and last weekend they repeated the same scoreline at Burnley. Tony Pulis’ men also registered a 3-1 League Cup…

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Burnley vs West Bromwich predictions and betting tips

Burnley produced the shock of the opening weekend when they defeated Chelsea 3-2 on Saturday. The Clarets were notoriously terrible on the road last season, and no one would have seen them getting three points at the home of the current champions. They return to the comforts of Turf Moor this weekend to take on West Brom. The Baggies have also started their new campaign on a victorious note as summer-signing Ahmed Mehgazi scored a header to help them to a 1-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday. Continue reading our…

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Best Premier League XI Of ‘Summer 2017’ Free Agents

A Different League brings, The Best Premier League XI of Summer 2017 Free Agents consisting of the best players across the Premier League who will be free agents this summer provided they are not offered a contract extension by their respective clubs. City goalie Willy Caballero (35) has made just 30 appearances for the club in two and half years, but was impressive in their successful Capital One Cup campaign in 2016, edges out Manninger (39) and Eduardo (34) between the sticks who are yet to make a start for Liverpool…

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Harry Kane hurricane helps hit a new landmark as Spurs thrash WBA

After outplaying Chelsea and ending their run of 13 successive wins, Mauricio Pocchetino’s Tottenham destroyed West Brom in a 4-0 defeat today. Spurs climbed within striking distance of the league leaders courtesy a blitzkrieg hat-trick from England International Harry Kane. The 23-year-old had a rather silent night against Chelsea where the limelight was stolen by the midfield duo of Christian Eriksen and Delle Alli, the former assisting the latter twice in an identical fashion. But, when Harry Kane scored past Ben Foster in the 12th minute of the game today,…

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Premier League relegation fight heats up

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As the Premier League fast approaches the halfway stage of the season, ambitions will soon be fine-tuned and attentions turned towards getting the results needed to achieve specific goals. For the likes of Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool, focus will be on winning as much as possible to try and mount a serious title challenge. For other clubs – Hull, Sunderland, Swansea, Middlesbrough and so on, the focus will quickly change to specifically trying to garner as many points as they can to try and lift themselves away from the…

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Premier League 2016-17 season preview

Pep Guardiola

The new Premier League season is finally upon us! Time to preview the 2016-17 campaign! Top two It seems the two Manchester clubs will battle for the English football crown this season. Manchester City have Pep Guardiola to coach them and made a couple of excellent signings this summer. Ilkay Gundogan could be gold in City’s midfield, while Leroy Sane adds pace and creativity, and John Stones is made to play in a Guadriola-led team due to his great feet. But can the Citizens play Guardiola football? That’s the big…

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Arsenal linked to another surprise defender as top targets seem unreachable

Arsenal are in the transfer market for a central defender following a long-term injury to Per Mertesacker and have been linked with a number of replacements. The Gunners reportedly had been offered the chance to seal a £37 million transfer of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, ahead of Chelsea and Everton. However, the Serie A giants have not been keen to selling the Senegalese international and the same proved to be true for AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas. Meanwhile, Arsenal have had their first bid of £15 million for centre-back Shkodran Mustafi rejected by Valencia,…

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Arsenal to make new bid for striker, Gunners identify surprising defensive target

Arsenal are set to make an improved bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette next week. Sky Sports claims that the Gunners, who have already had their initial bid of £30 million rejected for the striker, still remain interested in him. Lyon president Jean-Michael Aulas has on multiple occasions insisted that the 25-year-old is not for sale, but it is believed that a bid in the region of 40 million could get the Gunners their man. The France international, who scored 21 league goals for his club last season, signed a four-year…

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Former Chelsea star makes bizarre own goal against West Brom

On Wednesday, West Bromwich Albion took on Paris Saint-German in a friendly encounter. The Baggies lost 2-1 but jumped in front after 15 minutes of play when former Chelsea star David Luiz, rocking a new hairstyle, scored a bizarre own goal for the Ligue 1 champions… David Luiz, new hairdo, calamitous as ever 😂😂pic.twitter.com/5uExTScc9m — The Inverted Whinger (@GoonerManN5) 13 juli 2016

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Stoke City fans are split on reported Saido Berahino deal

Stoke City are on the verge of landing striker Saido Berahino from West Bromwich Albion in a £16 million deal, according to The Sunday People. The 22-year-old will sign a long-term contract at the bet365 Stadium and reportedly get a £70,000-a-week deal. On Twitter, a bunch of Potters’ fans were excited about the arrival of Berahino: And if we get berahino 💥💥💥💥💥💥 — Jack Rawlings (@jackscfc100) 26 juni 2016 Would love Berahino at Stoke — Jack Hurlstone (@_barneyrubble) 26 juni 2016 What a start to the window signing Berahino and Arnie on…

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Premier League Season Review – West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion: 14th FA Cup: Round Five Capital One Cup: Round Three As is the case for his great friend Sam Allardyce, having Tony Pulis at the helm is a virtually foolproof way of maintaining a club’s Premier League status, and West Brom continue to profit from that. This season they avoided the threat of relegation much more comfortably than they had in the previous two years as they spent long periods battling in mid-table, though never really in with a serious chance of breaking into the top half. The summer…

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West Brom vs Liverpool – Premier League preview and team news

With no wins to their name since mid-March, West Bromwich Albion will hope to give their supporters a positive end to the season by beating a Liverpool side that has more than half an eye on Wednesday’s Europa League final. The home side cannot say that they have not had ample opportunity to end the barren run, with two penalties squandered at home to Watford and another last weekend at Bournemouth which would have given them a two-goal lead. The aim was 40 points, and they have achieved that comfortably…

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Bournemouth vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Both Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion are finding wins hard to come by as the Premier League season heads towards its conclusion, so will be equally determined to claim the spoils when they meet at the Vitality Stadium. The game at Everton last weekend will definitely have gone down as one Bournemouth should never have lost as they conceded two goals that were out of keeping with the general pattern of the game, while proving a little too wasteful at the other end. Benik Afobe was the main culprit as…

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West Brom vs West Ham – Premier League preview and team news

West Ham United are just about still in the running for a top four place but they need to finish the season with a run of wins if they are to achieve that, beginning on Saturday when they travel north to face West Bromwich Albion. For the home side points have been tough to come by of late, but they got one against all the odds last time out at Tottenham, in all probability ending their opponents’ title aspirations in the process. Craig Dawson was the man at the centre…

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Tottenham vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Tottenham are playing like a side that looks more than good enough to win the Premier League title, and on Monday they continue their pursuit of leaders Leicester City with a home clash against West Bromwich Albion. Ahead of their game last week at Stoke City leading scorer Harry Kane posted an image depicting prowling lions, acting as a metaphor for Tottenham’s determined bid to catch Leicester. It may have been interpreted by some as a show of over-confidence in his side’s ability, but they showed totally what they were…

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Liverpool joined by Chelsea in pursuit of Ligue 1 star, striker linked with shock move

Recently we reported that Liverpool are interested in signing Nice winger Hatem Ben Arfa. The former Newcastle striker, following his disappointing spells with Newcastle and Hull City, seemed to have turned his career around and has scored 16 goals in Ligue 1 this season. His performances have surely caught the attention of some major clubs as French publication L’Equipe are now claiming that Chelsea have joined Liverpool in the pursuit of the 27-year-old. According to the report, the Blues have already contacted the player’s representatives to discuss a possibility of a summer…

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Arsenal vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Arsenal are now facing an inexplicable battle to ensure a top four finish, and their latest test sees them take on a West Bromwich Albion side that has taken only one point from their last four Premier League outings. It must be incredibly frustrating to be an Arsenal supporter at this moment in time. Their team continues to flatter to deceive and lack the killer instinct to be in the title reckoning, while the sight of bitter rivals Tottenham lying above them in the table and showing all the characteristics…

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West Brom vs Watford – Premier League preview and team news

Two sides that done enough to ensure safety with plenty of time to spare meet in the West Midlands on Saturday as West Bromwich Albion aim to end a run of three games without a win by getting the better of Watford. In the build up to West Brom’s game at Manchester City last time out, the feeling was that they would likely sit back for the majority of the game and defend in numbers, with attacks of their own few and far between. But a glance at their starting…

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Man City vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

After gaining a positive result in Europe in midweek, Manchester City continue their bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four as they entertain West Bromwich Albion. It was far from a defensive masterclass, but a draw and two away goals against Paris St. Germain will have buoyed Man City, but they cannot lose focus on this encounter ahead of the second leg of that tie, which takes place on Tuesday. One thing is for sure is that this match will follow a much different pattern, as West Brom…

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Sunderland vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Sunderland will be desperate to claim a vital home win when they welcome mid-table West Bromwich Albion to the Stadium of Light, the kind of game they have to take three points from if they wish to survive. It was agonising again for Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce as his team were unable to hang on to another lead in their last game, this time away to arch rivals and fellow strugglers Newcastle United. It is a recurring theme that is threatening to undermine the frequent scoring exploits of Jermain…

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West Brom vs Norwich – Premier League preview and team news

West Bromwich Albion will be attempting to make it four wins from five Premier League games as they take on a lowly Norwich City side desperate for its first three-point haul since the beginning of January. The impressive sequence for the Baggies has raised hopes that they could achieve a top-half finish for the first time in three years, and it has coincided with the return of Saido Berahino to the fold after months on the sidelines as a result of his desire to leave. The striker brings an extra dimension to…

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Manchester United continue their bad record without Morgan Schneiderlin

During the weekend, Manchester United suffered a 1-0 loss at West Bromwich Albion, as Salomon Rondon hit the net in the 66th minute and the Red Devils played 75 minutes with ten men due to Juan Mata’s red card. It was United’s eight loss of the season, who saw West Ham jump over them to sixth place in the standings, as United are now seventh with 47 points, a place that would gain them no place in Europe next season. Louis van Gaal opted to start Mata, Ander Herrera and…

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