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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Slaven Bilic
« on: September 19, 2020, 02:16:29 PM »
Bilic isn't the problem here, he's trying to get blood out of a stone. We've got few players of PL quality, we NEED a real striker and we NEED one now, not to mention a keeper (Button needs a chance). Ivanovic will hopefully help sure up our defence so im not so worried about that just yet.

Bilic got us promoted first try and he hasn't been backed fully, he doesnt have a realistically capable squad. He's not the problem here, he needs time and backing 

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Guochuan Lai
« on: September 19, 2020, 02:12:33 PM »
I really don't get why this guy owns the club. He puts no money in, he gets no money out (apparently). Like I legitimately don't understand his motivation for owning us (and continuing to do so)

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Last Match Forum - 19/09 Everton (A) / Re: In Game Chat
« on: September 19, 2020, 01:45:10 PM »
What a screamer, we do like a good free kick at Goodison dont we.

If we manage to hold onto a point or more I'll happily eat humble pie 🥧

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Last Match Forum - 19/09 Everton (A) / Re: In Game Chat
« on: September 19, 2020, 01:25:16 PM »
Game over

See you next week chaps

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Last Match Forum - 13/09 Leicester City (H) / Re: After Match Debate
« on: September 13, 2020, 06:37:43 PM »
Does anyone know why Racist Jamie doesn't like our fans? Made another dig post match about us but I feel like i'm forgetting something.

Tbf we do give him dogs abuse at the Hawthorns generally

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Last Match Forum - 13/09 Leicester City (H) / Re: In Game Chat
« on: September 13, 2020, 02:58:09 PM »
I love it  :D

Agree, think its really eye catching and makes us look unique within the division, especially with our young squad.

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: 2020/2021 EPL Season
« on: September 06, 2020, 02:10:37 PM »
Going to up my prediction from relegation to 14th-17th after our recent signings.

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Grady Diangana joins Albion PERMANENTLY
« on: September 04, 2020, 11:00:32 PM »
5 year deal

Massive W

Dowling for a knighthood

God I love this club 🔵⚪

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Grady Diangana (back at West Ham)
« on: September 02, 2020, 12:10:02 PM »
If we can get this through what a signing. Pray everyone 🙏

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Players for the Premier League
« on: July 25, 2020, 05:32:38 PM »
Those players good enough for the Premier League
Ajayi
Pereira
Diangana
Gibbs
O'shea (Think he's the right mold for a PL fullback and will grow into the league)
Sawyers (early season form)
Livermore
Hegazi

Those who could 'do a job' or play bit part roles
Furlong
Townsend
Grosicki
Robinson
Krovinovic
Edwards
Harper

Those not good enough and should be offloaded
Kanu
Bartley
Burke
Zohore
Johnstone
Austin

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Sam Johnstone
« on: July 23, 2020, 02:32:23 PM »
Sorry, but he just can't be relied upon on the big occasions.

I've backed him to the hills and back but my patience ran out last night. Neither goal was his fault as such but thats half the problem, he seldom bails out the defence whereas great (or even just good) goalies do. 90% of decent shots against him either are too close to going in for my liking or in the net.

Backup keeper at best im afraid

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Promotion?
« on: July 22, 2020, 10:38:38 PM »
I literally couldn't love this football club any more than I do

🔵Albion til I die⚪

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Sam Johnstone
« on: July 20, 2020, 01:36:55 PM »
Samba from Forest if we got promoted? Was quality at the Hawthorns

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General Football & Sports / Re: OFFICIAL CHAMPIONSHIP THREAD
« on: July 18, 2020, 01:14:28 PM »
Please please please please please please please...

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General Football & Sports / Re: OFFICIAL EUROPEAN FOOTBALL THREAD
« on: May 16, 2020, 03:26:58 PM »
Where are you guys watching?

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At least Diangana will be back.

Didnt think about this, this is actually quite a big boost

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Jonathan Bond
« on: March 03, 2020, 10:26:15 PM »
"Start Bond next game"
"Johnstone is awful"
"What's Bond got to do to get a game"

Johnstone haters, next time these thoughts come to mind, think of tonight.


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It only takes one nasty challenge by some frustrated player in a team seemingly headed for league 1 for Pereira's career to be ended and millions (or 10s of millions) of pounds to be lost for him. The referee's have let him get knocked around all over the park in some games whilst we get red cards for minor incidents. I don't like it but I fully understand why players who are 'just too good' for the opponents sometimes feel the need to protect themselves by diving.

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Slaven Bilic
« on: February 27, 2020, 02:49:38 PM »
Need to get him signed up to a long contract if possible now, no coincidence that hes turned the club round. 3 or 4 year contract with a slight flex down for relegation (if he'd agree) would be a fantastic start to the summer window.

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I notice Harry Maguire doesn't get a 3 game retrospective ban for kicking a player square in the testicles out of anger. Don't miss a trick when it comes to Albion though, we get our star player banned for a slight contact with the face during a tussle for the ball.

Funny that isn't it FA...

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Romaine Sawyers
« on: February 22, 2020, 04:43:30 PM »
As with Pereira and several other incidents, refs using every opportunity they get to give us cards. Silly of him to do it (as with Pereira) but another harsh red and a key player missing for 3 games for something that happens week in week out to us.

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Kyle Bartley
« on: February 10, 2020, 01:07:06 AM »
Suprised no ones posted on here after the Milwall game, Bartley was an absolute rock for 90 minutes. My man of the match.

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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Filip Krovinovic (on loan from Benfica)
« on: February 09, 2020, 09:10:59 PM »
I think we could get him permanently should we get promoted, playing in the Premier League for a team you've already gelled/settled will be a massive pull. I really like the guy but I'm still not fully convinced he'd hack it in the Prem just yet, he's definitely improved as the season's gone on though as I don't think he's miles off currently. Still relatively young at 24 so still not in his prime just yet which is also worth bearing in mind.

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General Football & Sports / Re: Nathan Ferguson
« on: February 02, 2020, 03:01:19 PM »
I think also, to be fair, a footballers career can be a very short one due to injury.  Of course it would be nice if he accepted the lower offer, rejected Prem football to stay with us and look for a bigger money move in the future but, it comes with a lot of risk.

I could understand this argument normally, but in this instance it makes no sense.

How does rejecting a 5 year 20k a week contract with a large add on in favour of staying on a >1k a week youth contract for 9 months make any financial sense if its safety first. Hes probably already lost out on the extra money he'd have got from the palace move just by staying on his youth contract here, hes losing 19k a week atm by playing hardball. He could have a career ending injury in training this week or next game and retire with next to nothing, whereas if he signed the contract hes a guaranteed multimillionaire.


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West Bromwich Albion FC / Re: Final League Position?
« on: February 02, 2020, 12:04:30 AM »
When Grady, Gibbo and Pereira are all back in the same team alongside our new firepower we'll look a different team to the last 6-7 games. A poor run of form was/is inevitable in the championship, it's the toughest division in England imo, it's how quickly you bounce back from these baron runs that decides whether you get promoted or not.

Still back us to go up as champions.

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