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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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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Leicester vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

After their late heroics at the weekend, Leicester City will hope to remain ahead of the rest by claiming victory at home to West Bromwich Albion, who are now well clear of danger. The match against Norwich City on Saturday was a new test for the leaders, who have been used to seeing opposition teams come on to them, which has given them the opportunity to counter-attack in such devastating fashion. That has been the blueprint of their success this term, but Norwich decided to come to the King Power…

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Chelsea vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Chelsea will be hoping to make it eight points from a possible 12 under interim boss Guss Hiddink as they take on West Bromwich Albion, who are three points above their opponents after two straight wins. After going away to Manchester United and getting the clean sheet they wanted, Chelsea looked much more like their old selves in sweeping aside the challenge of London rivals Crystal Palace. They spent the majority of the first half hour of match forced back into their own half, but once Diego Costa unselfishly set…

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