Posts Tagged "West Bromwich Albion"

Another Three Years Of “Match Of The Day”

By on Jan 31, 2009 in Latest | 1 comment

The news that the BBC has secured a further three years of Premier League highlights makes for a potentially intriguing situation. In August 2014, a year after their next contract ends, the BBC’s flagship (and, it’s probably fair to say now, only) football show will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, but the new contract will expire in May 2013....

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FA Cup Third Round Preview

By on Jan 3, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

Another FA Cup Third Round has come around, and again the biggest clubs in the land have to get down and dirty against teams that they don’t usually have to come up against. With the Premier League looking like it will go to the wire again this season, more managers will be tempted to take their chances and field weakened sides this weekend. The wisdom of this...

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In Praise Of… Steve Bull

By on Dec 16, 2008 in English League Football | 0 comments

The recent departure of Steve Bull from the managerial job at troubled Conference North club Stafford Rangers was, according to the club itself’s press statement, “No reflection on results achieved on the field play or Mr. Bull’s managerial skills, but is based purely on the cost cutting operation currently being undertaken at the club”. There can...

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It Was Forty Years Ago Today

By on Apr 4, 2008 in Latest | 0 comments

Well, it wasn’t exactly forty years ago today, but it was forty years ago West Bromwich Albion, the last of our four FA Cup survivors, last won the Cup. They stand alone amongst the four clubs left in this year’s competition as being the only club to have won the competition more than once, but you’d have to be considerably older than I am in order...

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