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How Tony Pulis has changed the fortunes of the West Bromwich Albion

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The focus of the league is normally taken up by the teams contesting for the title or those scrapping for survival. So, the dark-horses and surprise packages don’t get enough recognition and, judging off this season, there aren’t many more impressive than West Bromwich Albion. If the other 14 teams didn’t have to play the top six, West Brom would …

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Three things we learnt from West Ham’s 2-2 draw with West Brom

Gareth McAuley salvaged a point for West Bromwich Albion with a dramatic 94th-minute equaliser against West Ham United at the London Stadium. The Baggies had broken the deadlock in the early stages through Nacer Chadli, before second-half strikes from Sofiane Feghouli and Manuel Lanzini looked to have won it for the hosts. There was a late twist in the tale, …

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Three things we learnt from West Brom’s 1-0 victory over Stoke City

Controversial striker Saido Berahino was unable to inspire Stoke City to a positive result on his first return to The Hawthorns as James Morrison’s early goal earned West Bromwich Albion all three points on Saturday afternoon.   Berahino, who secured a £12,000,000 transfer to The Potters just two weeks ago, was booed and jeered by the home supporters from the …

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How is West Brom's Matt Phillips cementing his status as a top Premier League winger

On May 19th 2012 Matthew ‘Matt’ Phillips lined up for Blackpool at Wembley. This was the Championship play-off final, the 90-Million-pound match. It was a game Blackpool seemed destined to lose, with underdog status guaranteed against West Ham who stuck a crucial blow in the 87th minute, winning 2-1.   Yet this score line, despite its air of inevitability, forgets …

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Three things we learnt from Tottenham's 4-0 victory over West Brom

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham easily saw off West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on Saturday. The England striker now has 12 goals to his name this season but it was Tottenham’s dominant all-round team display that will receive the plaudits over the weekend. The home side ruthlessly dismantled West Brom and the abundance of quality and …

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Will Stoke City win the race for West Brom's out of favour forward?

Stoke City have resumed their pursuit for estranged West Bromwich Albion forward Saido Berahino according to multiple media outlets across the United Kingdom. Sky Sports News have reported that The Potters have made The Baggies a significant offer for the 23-year-old striker, although sources appear to suggest that any agreement remains some way off due to a contrast in each …

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Premier League: Team of the Week XX feat. Spurs and Arsenal stars

The story of Gameweek 20 came on Wednesday night, as Chelsea’s winning streak met its end at 13 games as Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham moved up to third with a 2-0 win over the leaders at White Hart Lane to preserve their unbeaten home record this season.   Chelsea still retain the grace of a five-point gap after second-placed Liverpool dropped …

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How Arsenal’s players rated in their 1-0 win over West Brom

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Olivier Giroud’s late winner kept Arsenal in the Premier League title race and helped the Gunners come through a tough afternoon against Tony Pulis’ West Brom on Boxing Day. After successive 2-1 defeats against Everton and Manchester City in the space of ten days, the Frenchman’s 86th minute header sealed a vital three points and ensured that Arsenal move level on …

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