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West Bromwich Albion Football Club

About West Bromwich Albion Football Club

The West Bromwich Albion Football Club is an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands. The club is also known as West Brom, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or WBA. It was formed in 1878 by workers from Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich, and have played their home games at The Hawthorns since 1900.

Check the standing of West Bromwich in the 2010-11 Premier League season.

Recent Results

October 2, 2010BoltonHome1-1Draw
September 25, 2010ArsenalAway3-2Won
September 18, 2010Birmingham CityHome3-1Won
September 11, 2010TottenhamHome1-1Draw
August 29, 2010LiverpoolAway0-1Lost

Current Squad

1Scott Carson (club captain)Goal Keeper
2Joe MattockDefender
3Jonas Olsson (vice-captain)Defender
4Marek CechDefender
5Somen TchoyiMid-Fielder
6Pablo IbanezDefender
7James MorrisonMid-Fielder
8Giles BarnesMid-Fielder
9Roman BednarFoward
10Ishmael MillerFoward
11Chris BruntMid-Fielder
12Steven ReidMid-Fielder
13Boaz MyhillGoal Keeper
14Jerome ThomasMid-Fielder
17Graham DorransMid-Fielder
20Nicky ShoreyDefender
21Youssuf MulumbuMid-Fielder
22Gianni ZuiverloonDefender
23Abdoulaye MeiteDefender
24Peter OdemwingieFoward
26James HurstDefender
27Sam MantomMid-Fielder
28Marc-Antoine FortunéFoward
29George ThorneMid-Fielder
30Gabriel TamasDefender
31Simon CoxFoward
32Lateef Elford-AlliyuFoward
33Paul ScharnerMid-Fielder
34Paul DowningDefender
35Romaine SawyersMid-Fielder
36Gonzalo JaraDefender
38Saido BerahinoFoward
39Ryan AllsopGoal Keeper
40Dean KielyGoal Keeper

West Bromwich Albion Football Club in News

Steven Gerrard expresses shock at Liverpool's 3-0 defeat against West Brom
Liverpool starts the new season with a defeat

Hodgson says getting Three Lions fans 'to sing again' was biggest success of Euro 2012
England manager Roy Hodgson has said that winning back the support of England fans was his biggest success of the Euro 2012.

Hodgson insists 'England must remain English' and not ape Spain ahead of Brazil 2014 World Cup
Three Lions' manager Roy Hodgson has insisted England must remain English and not try to ape World Champions Spain.

Villas-Boas facing stiff competition from Blanc and Rangnick for Tottenham's managerial post
Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is in a three-way fight to grab the manager's post at Tottenham Hotspur.

Di Matteo pips Guardiola to earn one-year deal as Chelsea's new boss
Roberto Di Matteo is set to become new permanent Chelsea manager, as club owner Roman Abramovich has accepted defeat in trying to lure former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.

Di Matteo favourite for Chelsea job as Abramovich fails to convince Guardiola
Interim Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is close to nailing down the permanent position at Stamford Bridge following owner Roman Abramovich's futile efforts to convince former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola to end his long sabbatical.

Di Matteo not interested in Chelsea's one-year deal as manager
Interim Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is distressed by suggestions that he will be offered only a 12-month deal by Roman Abramovich with his position to be reviewed next summer.

Arsenal nicks third place in Premier League
Following Manchester City's win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday, Arsenal sealed a third place for itself in the Premier League rankings and a guaranteed spot in next season's Champions League.

Van Persie ready to barter all goals, medals for Arsenal's 'automatic' CL spot
Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie has said he won't hesitate to swap all his goals and awards this season for a top three position in the Premier League, as that would guarantee the Gunners an automatic spot in the Champions League next season.

Arsenal up and down 2011-2012 season the 'strangest' for Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has described the up and down 2011-12 season of football as the "strangest" since his debut in English football as manager16 years ago.

Arsenal defender Koscielny says players doubted Wenger after Old Trafford trouncing
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has said players in the dressing room were so distressed during the start of the season that they even doubted manager Arsene Wenger at one point, especially after their 8-2 humiliation at Old Trafford at the hands of Manchester United.

Hodgson admits 'not having thick enough skin' for dealing with pressures of being England manager
New England football team manager Roy Hodgson, has admitted to not possessing a 'thick skin' needed to deal with the pressures of the job.

Redknapp believes his 'outspoken' nature kept him from becoming England boss
Tottenham Hotspurs manager Harry Redknapp, who was the people's choice to become the England manager, believes his straightforward and outspoken nature was the major stumbling block on his path to becoming the England boss.

West Bromwich coach Roy Hodgson could be next England manager
West Bromwich Albion head coach Roy Hodgson is set to be named as England's new manager after the Football Association (FA) was granted permission to negotiate with him.

West Brom academy boss arrested over alleged sexual assault on young boy
An academy boss at Premier League club West Brom, Mark O'Shea, has been arrested over allegations of a sex attack on a young boy in the changing rooms.

Beckham named in Pearce's Team GB list of 80 players
Team Great Britain men's football manager Stuart Pearce has carved down a list of 80 players for the London Olympics, and former Manchester United star David Beckham is one of them.

Ferguson says Premier League title race not yet over
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said the Premier League title race is still open, contrary to what title rival Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini said on Wednesday.

Aguero remains confident of Man City's chances of winning Premier League title
London, Apr 13: In form Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes the Premier League title race is still not over, and his team has a chance to win it.

Ferguson confident of Man U run despite title setback at Wigan
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said his team is going to improve further this season, and has expressed full confidence in his players despite losing 1-0 to relegation threatened Wigan Athletic at DW Stadium on Wednesday.

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'Sacking' Premier League managers worked well, claims study
A new study has shown that axing managers who aren't performing well can be a positive step for a football club.

Ferguson eyes double joy on New Year's eve
Sir Alex Ferguson will celebrate his 70th birthday on New Year's Eve with a wish to see Manchester United at the top of the English Premier League table.

No threat to my job at Blackburn: Kean
London, Dec 20 : Blackburn manager Steve Kean has said that his job is not under threat after holding talks with Venky's, the Indian owners of the club,

Venky's give Kean two games to save his Blackburn job
Venky's, the Indian owners of English Premier League club Blackburn, have given Steve Kean two games to save his job as Blackburn manager.

Van Persie is a world class footballer, says Wenger
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has labelled striker Robin van Persie 'world class' after he put in another inspired performance in the Premier League on Saturday.

Hobbling Gerrard fears for England future
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard hobbled out of hospital yesterday with the help of crutches, and his infected ankle in plaster.

Liverpool was close to going bust in 2010: Hodgson
West Bromwich Albion manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that Liverpool were on the verge of going bust during his troubled time there as manager.

Premier League footballer arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in England
Two footballers were arrested and later bailed on suspicion of drink driving after their black Range Rover car slammed into the central reservation of a motorway in Nottingham, England.

'Captain Marvel' Bryan Robson claims beating throat cancer
Former England football captain Bryan Robson, nicknamed 'Captain Marvel', has declared that he has beaten throat cancer after receiving a clean chit in the letter from the doctor who treated him.

Canadian firm in UK plans to recycle nappies to make roof tiles
A Canadian company, Knowaste, plans to develop a total of five nappy recycling plants across the UK over the next four years.

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