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Wales attendance criticism unfair – Giggs

Media playback is not supported on this device New Wales boss Ryan Giggs says he has been unfairly criticised by fans, and a desire to reach a major tournament with the country...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Uncertainty clouds Newcastle anniversary

Newcastle United are celebrating their 125th anniversary this season, but any joyous reflections on the past are being overshadowed by a nervous uncertainty over the future of the club. Amanda Staveley, the City financier and owner of PCP...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 19:49:42

No agreement for Mkhitaryan Arsenal move

There is no agreement in place for Manchester United forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan to join Arsenal in exchange for Alexis Sanchez, a source close to Mkhitaryan has told the BBC. It is understood Sanchez has agreed personal terms with...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

Giggs' hiring showcases international management's waning appeal

So Ryan Giggs was right. Rather than earn your stripes in the lower leagues or as an innovative coach at a leading club, you can simply stroll into generously compensated, full-time gigs because you’re famous. Why valiantly battle for League Two...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Report: Chelsea rivalling United for Sanchez; City withdraws from race

Report: City prepared to abandon Sanchez chase due to escalating costs Report: City prepared to abandon Sanchez chase due to escalating costs ...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Who will be the next ?100M player"

Had you asked an Inter supporter in 2012 if Philippe Coutinho would one day merit a ?160-million transfer fee, the response would have been resounding laughter. Six years on, the Brazilian dead-ball savant garnered exactly that in swapping...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 19:49:42

Raiola: Sanchez to United contingent on Mkhitaryan joining Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez will only get his early Arsenal exit to Old Trafford if out-of-favour Manchester United attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join the Gunners, according to the Armenia international’s agent, Mino Raiola. Mkhitaryan is the key...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

Tottenham's Edwards joins Norwich on loan for remainder of season

Marcus Edwards, compared to Lionel Messi by Mauricio Pochettino, is heading to the Championship. On Monday, Tottenham Hotspur
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Tevez acknowledges criticism in China: 'I was on vacation for 7 months'

Carlos Tevez‘s return to Boca Juniors was met with indifference in China, as Shanghai Shenhua signed the Argentinian star to a contract reportedly valued at 634,000 per week, only for the product of Los Xeneizes to tally four goals in 16...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

No talks with Arsenal over Malcom transfer, says Bordeaux president

Bordeaux has yet to hear from Arsenal regarding the transfer of Malcom, according to the French club’s president Stephane Martin. Arsenal has been linked to the 20-year-old since the January window opened, with reports suggesting Malcom could...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 19:49:42

?A tremendous footballer, an even better man? ? West Brom legend Brendon Batson?s touching tribute t...

West Bromwich Albion legend Brendon Batson joined talkSPORT on Tuesday to pay a special tribute to Baggies team-mate and close friend Cyrille Regis, after his tragic passing this weekend. The former Coventry City, West Brom and England striker...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

'A pioneer to many, but to me he was just uncle Cyrille'

Cyrille Regis, the former West Brom and England forward, has died at the age of 59. He has been described as “one of the great symbols of the fight against racism” and “a pioneer for black footballers” across the world. Here, his...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City

A Paul Pogba-inspired Manchester United cruised to victory as incoming Stoke boss Paul Lambert watched his new side’s struggles continue at Old Trafford. The France midfielder created first-half goals for Antonio Valencia and Anthony...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Everton close to agreeing Walcott deal

Everton are close to agreeing a deal with Arsenal to sign forward Theo Walcott in a move worth more than 20m. It is likely England international Walcott, 28, has played his last game for the Gunners, whom he joined from Southampton 12...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

Merseyside Police: No fraudulent activity in Barkley's sale to Chelsea

The Merseyside Police found no wrongdoing in Ross Barkley‘s 15-million transfer to Chelsea following a request from Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson to investigate the deal, reports BBC Sport. The Everton-mad politician was incensed at how Barkley...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

Report: Manchester City looking to fetch Fred before World Cup

Manchester City isn’t prioritising a capture of Fred in January, but is aiming to bring in the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder before the World Cup kicks off in mid-June, according to The Telegraph’s James Ducker. Pep Guardiola is aware of his...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 19:49:42

Man City end pursuit of Sanchez

Manchester City have decided not to pursue their interest in signing Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. The club have decided the cost of pursuing the 29-year-old would be prohibitively expensive. Manager Pep Guardiola, the club’s owner...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Council resolves intention to acquire land for Stamford Bridge redevelopment

Chelsea received a boost in its mission to redevelop Stamford Bridge. The Hammersmith and Fulham Council resolved that it’s the council’s intention to acquire a leasehold interest in the relevant land at Stamford Bridge for planning purposes....
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Wenger 'called referee Dean a disgrace'

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was “very aggressive” and called referee Mike Dean “a disgrace” after the Gunners’ 1-1 draw at West Brom on New Year’s Eve, according to an FA report. Dean gave a controversial late penalty, which...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 19:49:42

'No fraud' in 15m Barkley transfer

An investigation into the Liverpool mayor’s claims that there may have been fraud involved in Ross Barkley’s transfer from Everton to Chelsea has found no evidence of criminal activity. Joe Anderson, a lifelong Everton fan, wrote to the...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 16:48:02

Mourinho: Mkhitaryan omission is protection from transfer rumours

by Daniel Rouse 15m ago Michael Regan / Getty Images Sport / Getty Henrikh Mkhitaryan was left out of the Manchester United squad for Monday’s meeting with Stoke City, and Jose Mourinho...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-16 08:47:52

Cyrille Regis dies aged 59: Atkinson, Ardiles, Shearer and more pay tribute to footballing trailblaz...

Monday, January 15, 2018 The football world is in mourning following the death of Cyrille Regis. The former Coventry City, West Brom and England striker passed away after suffering a suspected heart attack on Sunday...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

The players who made the most Premier League appearances after turning 30 revealed and ranked

Monday, January 15, 2018 Gareth McAuley set a quite remarkable personal record on Saturday afternoon by appearing in West Brom’s 2-0 victory over Brighton. It was McAuley’s 200th Premier League appearance, and he reached that...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Lambert named as Stoke manager

Stoke City have appointed former Aston Villa and Norwich boss Paul Lambert as manager. The 48-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract after Mark Hughes was dismissed this month. Stoke are 18th in the Premier League table, a...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Cyrille Regis: Former Coventry City, West Brom and England star has died at the age of 59

Cyrille Regis Monday, January 15, 2018 Cyrille Regis has passed away at the age of 59. The former Coventry City, West Brom and England striker suffered a suspected heart attack on Sunday evening. Regis won five caps...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 12:47:54

Giggs set to be named Wales manager

Ryan Giggs is set to be named the new Wales manager on a four-year contract. The Football Association of Wales has called a news conference for Monday afternoon in Cardiff, where the former Manchester United winger is expected to be...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

French FA suspends referee after kick

The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player before sending him off in a game against Paris St-Germain has been suspended “until further notice” by the French Football Association. Defender Diego Carlos clipped referee Tony...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Wales boss Giggs aims to win over doubters

Media playback is not supported on this device New Wales manager Ryan Giggs insists he will convince fans sceptical of his appointment with success on the field. The Manchester...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Regis was a football 'pioneer' – West Brom

Media playback is not supported on this device Cyrille Regis was “one of the great symbols of the fight against racism” and “a pioneer for black footballers” across the...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Liverpool 'made statement' with victory

Media playback is not supported on this device Liverpool sent out the “right statement” by ending Manchester City’s Premier League unbeaten run in their first game since...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Stoke City appoints Paul Lambert as manager

Stoke City‘s search for a manager is over after just nine days with confirmation Monday that Paul Lambert will succeed Mark Hughes. The Scottish manager put pen to paper on a two-and-a-half-year contract to mark his return to the Premier League...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Energy, belief and fantastic finishing – how Liverpool beat Man City

Manchester City’s unbeaten run is over after their thrilling 4-3 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday but I certainly do not look at the Premier League leaders and think they are in trouble now. City will be annoyed that they gave away some...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Neville on verge of England women role

Phil Neville is on the verge of being appointed the manager of the England women’s football team, BBC Sport understands. The 40-year-old has previously coached at former club Manchester United, as well as Valencia and England...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Giggs is named new Wales manager

Ryan Giggs has been appointed Wales manager on a four-year contract. The 44-year-old former Manchester United winger succeeds Chris Coleman, who left for Sunderland in November. Coleman’s assistant Osian Roberts, former Wales striker...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Football Association to investigate allegations Jay Rodriguez said 'you're black and you s...

The Football Association is to investigate a remark allegedly made by West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during Sunday’s game at the Hawthorns, the governing body has announced. Bong alerted the officials midway...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Former West Brom forward Regis dies

Cyrille Regis, the former West Brom and England forward, has died aged 59. He scored 112 goals in 297 appearances for the Baggies before joining Coventry City for 250,000 in 1984. He was a pioneer for black footballers in the game when...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 12:47:54

Report: Crystal Palace optimistic over 15M pursuit of Fiorentina's Babacar

Crystal Palace‘s attempt to boost its attack could lead to the arrival of Khouma Babacar from Fiorentina. Manager Roy Hodgson is said to be eager to add reinforcements to help ease the load on Christian Benteke, who is recognised as the...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Footy Power Rankings: Barcelona vaults humbled Manchester City

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we try to figure out which clubs are among Europe’s elite. 1. Barcelona (1st in La Liga) League record GF GA Shots on target per...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Alexis Sanchez transfer saga roundup: United in pole position, City bows out

by Gordon Brunt 1h ago Julian Finney / Getty Images Sport / Getty Like the many protracted transfer sagas that have dominated previous signing periods, keeping up with the evolving...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Ryan Giggs hired as new Wales boss

by Daniel Rouse 1h ago Mark Thompson / Getty Images Sport / Getty The Football Association of Wales elected Ryan Giggs as the national team’s new manager on Monday. Manchester United‘s...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Report: O'Neill rejects Stoke City to remain Ireland boss

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will remain in charge of the national team after turning down the chance to oversee Stoke City, according to The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards. Stoke has now failed twice in its efforts to secure a...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Cyrille Regis (1958-2018)

A tribute to one of West Bromwich Albion’s greatest players, Cyrille Regis. The West Bromwich Albion YouTube Channel is your one-stop hub for Baggies video content. Our team of insiders bring you an array of videos from across the club,...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Report: Chelsea eyeing West Ham's Carroll for shock short-term fix

Faced with a dearth of options up top, Chelsea is reportedly considering a loan move for West Ham striker Andy Carroll. Alvaro Morata‘s drop in form apparently prompted the Blues’ interest in Carroll, as the Telegraph’s Matt Law and John...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Report: Arsenal in talks to sign Dortmund's Aubameyang

Arsenal is weighing whether to sign unsettled Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after opening talks with the Bundesliga outfit, according to The Telegraph’s Matt Law. With wantaway forward Alexis Sanchez set to join one of the...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 19:48:17

Bordeaux chief: Arsenal target Malcom won't leave

Arsenal may have to call off its pursuit of Bordeaux prodigy Malcom. Bordeaux is reluctant to part ways with the Brazilian and appears to be ready to reject an approach from Arsenal regardless of the reported ?50 million fee that the French...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

Why Sanchez will still end up at City, if he wants to – Shearer

It would be a huge coup for Manchester United if they snatch Alexis Sanchez from under Manchester City’s nose, because they know Blues boss Pep Guardiola has been chasing him for a while now. United’s interest in the Arsenal forward...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 16:48:05

O'Neill rejects Stoke City approach

Martin O’Neill has rejected the chance to become Stoke City’s new manager. The 65-year-old Republic of Ireland boss looked set to replace the sacked Mark Hughes but has now removed himself from the running. His decision means Stoke...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Report: Ryan Giggs set to be unveiled as Wales manager

Ryan Giggs is set to be introduced as the new manager of Wales in a press conference on Monday, according to BBC Sport. It’s understood the Manchester United legend beat Craig Bellamy, Osian Roberts, and Mark Bowen to the role.
West Bromwich - 2018-01-15 08:47:46

Moyes becomes 4th manager with 200 Premier League wins

David Moyes joined an exclusive club Saturday with West Ham United‘s 4-1 victory over Huddersfield Town as the Scotsman became the fourth manager to record 200 Premier League wins. West Ham entered the break tied 1-1 with the newly promoted...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:57

Bournemouth 2-1 Arsenal

Arsenal’s miserable recent run continued as goals from Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe saw Bournemouth come from behind to put a further dent in the Gunners’ pursuit of a top-four place. Arsene Wenger’s men are now without a win in...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 19:50:00

Premier League stars with the most Player of the Month awards revealed

Click the right arrow above to find out which superstars have won the accolade the most… Sunday, January 14, 2018 Tottenham Hotspur superstar Harry Kane has been handed the Premier League Player of the Month award for...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

Liverpool v Manchester City – teams news coming up

Sunday Premier League: Liverpool v Manchester City – Live – BBC Sport
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

Who is Arsenal transfer target Malcom"

“Take the Victoria Line from Holloway Road and hop off at Euston Station before boarding the train to Manchester Piccadilly. Bon voyage.” A few quid for transportation and directions for the Tube may very well be Arsene Wenger’s final...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

Manchester City's unbeaten run at serious risk in Liverpool

by Daniel Rouse 7m ago Stu Forster / Getty Images Sport / Getty Manchester City humbled Liverpool with a 5-0 stuffing in September, but in some ways it was a lucky victory for Pep...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

No racism here – black Spartak players

Spartak Moscow players described as “chocolates melting in the sun” by the Russian team’s Twitter account have said “there is no racism” at the club. The post accompanied a video, filmed by defender Georgi Dzhikiya, that showed...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 19:50:00

Decision on Sanchez imminent – Wenger

The future of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will be decided imminently after he was left out of the squad to face Bournemouth on Sunday. The 29-year-old is out of contract in the summer and has been linked with a January move to...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

The honeymoon is over: How Chelsea lost its groove

Antonio Conte is convinced his squad is too tired and too thin to cope with the demands of multiple competitions. Though Chelsea has contested eight matches over a 24-day period, the reality is that his players have shirked the challenge of...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

Chelsea 0-0 Leicester City

Leicester boss Claude Puel said the decision to send off Ben Chilwell at Chelsea was “harsh” as his side drew a match they probably should have won. The Foxes dominated possession for large periods and created the better chances but...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:57

Arsenal and Man City reach cup final

Holders Manchester City Women will meet Arsenal in the Continental Cup final after both came through tight semi-finals against Chelsea and Reading. City edged out Chelsea 1-0 at Kingsmeadow as Nadia Nadim’s early strike was her second...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 19:50:00

Premier League – no Sanchez in Arsenal squad"

Premier League: AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal – Live – BBC Sport
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

Arsenal's Sanchez left out of squad for Bournemouth tie as possible exit looms

by Gordon Brunt 1h ago Julian Finney / Getty Images Sport / Getty Alexis Sanchez‘s time at Arsenal could be coming to a close with news that the Chilean has been left out of the squad for...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

Where was VAR when it was needed"

Media playback is not supported on this device Video assistant referees (VAR) were used in English football for the first time this week, but the technology’s absence in the...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

Liverpool secures dramatic win to end Manchester City's unbeaten run

Report: Liverpool prepared to sell Sturridge, wants 30M Report: Liverpool prepared to sell Sturridge, wants 30M ...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 19:50:00

Leipzig confirms Keita won't leave until June

RB Leipzig again rules out early move to Liverpool for Keita RB Leipzig again rules out early move to Liverpool for Keita ...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

FA to review Bong-Rodriguez 'incident'

An allegation made by Brighton defender Gaetan Bong about “something said” by West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez is set to be reviewed by the Football Association. Bong made the claim after an incident involving striker Rodriguez during West...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Everton

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino praised Harry Kane’s “fantastic achievement” as he scored twice in a comfortable home victory over Everton to become Spurs’ record Premier League goalscorer. Kane twice netted from close range...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:57

Courtois slams Chelsea fans for booing players during Leicester draw

Chelsea fans are doing a poor job of endearing themselves to Thibaut Courtois during a time when the club is apparently attempting to sign the Belgian goalkeeper to a new long-term contract. Courtois blasted the supporters at Stamford Bridge on...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 19:50:00

Who made your combined Liverpool-Man City XI"

There were eight players from Manchester City in the most popular combined City-Liverpool XI selected by users before Sunday’s meeting between the two teams. More than 65,000 of you picked what you thought was the strongest side and...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 16:47:38

Spartak Moscow slammed for racist tweet in wake of Liverpool charges

Spartak Moscow is facing intense backlash after posting a video of three of its black players with a message that read: “See how the chocolates melt in the sun.” It’s the latest incident in which Spartak has attracted negative attention,...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-14 08:47:56

Quique Sanchez Flores turns down Stoke City job

Stoke City will have to look elsewhere for its next permanent manager after Quique Sanchez Flores withdrew his name from consideration Saturday. Following last weekend’s dismissal of Mark Hughes, the Potters had identified current Espanyol...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 19:47:58

Cardiff 0-0 Sunderland & EFL build-up

EFL: Cardiff meet Sunderland ahead of full Championship, League One & League Two action – Live – BBC Sport
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 16:47:50

Mourinho has 'contempt' for Conte row

West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 08:47:51

West Brom news: Alan Pardew sets date for Jonny Evans to be sold if defender decides to leave club

West Brom boss Alan Pardew has set a deadline for the sale of Jonny Evans to avoid a last-gasp scramble.  Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United have all been linked with a move for the Northern Ireland international this...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 08:47:51

Tottenham 1-0 Everton – Son puts Spurs in front

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Everton – Live – BBC Sport
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 19:47:58

Keeper Berger back training after cancer

Birmingham City Ladies goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger has returned to training after having an operation to treat thyroid cancer. The 27-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain player, who joined Birmingham in 2016, was diagnosed in...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 08:47:51

Sheffield United 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Ten-man Sheffield Wednesday held off city rivals United to draw their first game under new manager Jos Luhukay. Owls defender Glenn Loovens was sent off after 64 minutes for a second bookable offence but the Blades, who won 4-2 at...
West Bromwich - 2018-01-13 08:47:51
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