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 Stoke – Premier League preview and team news

Stoke City will be aiming to collect a third consecutive Premier League victory when they make the short trip to West Bromwich Albion, but in order to do so will have to overcome their hoodoo against former boss Tony Pulis. Since leaving the Potters in the summer of 2013, Pulis has won on each of the three occasions in which he has faced them, all by the goal to nil. A triumph by the same scoreline against struggling Newcastle United on Monday was a crucial one for his current side,…

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

Manchester United will be hoping to build on their confidence boosting Champions League in the week by return to form domestically as they entertain West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The Old Trafford faithful clearly made their feelings known against CSKA Moscow, crying for their team to attack with greater purpose and then an almost universal chorus of boos when Anthony Martial was substituted by manager Louis van Gaal. The decision was eventually vindicated to the extent that United were able to find a winner in the end through recently maligned…

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Crystal Palace vs West Brom – Premier League preview and team news

Crystal Palace will be looking to get one over former manager Tony Pulis as the Welshman brings his West Bromwich Albion side to Selhurst Park boasting an unbeaten record on the road during which they have not conceded a goal. After an off-colour performance at Tottenham which saw them lack their usual dynamism and verve, the Eagles have recovered in style by sweeping aside rivals Charlton Athletic in the Capital One Cup and then avoiding a third straight Premier League loss in beating Watford in a tight affair last time…

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Berahino urged to commit future to West Brom

West Bromwich Albion Head Coach Tony Pulis has urged top scorer Saido Berahino to commit his future to the club by signing a new and improved contract, the Birmingham Mail has reported. There is widespread interest in the 21-year-old, who has had a fine season for the Baggies, scoring an impressive 20 Premier League goals including two in Monday’s memorable 3-0 success over champions Chelsea. Europa League hopefuls Liverpool and Tottenham are among the sides especially keen, with bids expected to come in for Berahino when the transfer window opens.…

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