Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Baggies to host Peterborough or Tranmere

Baggies to host Peterborough or Tranmere

The Albion have been rewarded with a home tie in the FA Cup third round, to take place on the weekend of January 3rd or 4th.

The opposition will be either League One side Peterborough United - a team familiar to the Baggies, with Mowbrays men having played them twice in the cups last season, victorious on both occasions. Alternatively it will be fellow League One side Tranmere Rovers, managed by Ronnie Moore. Tranmere apparently means 'Sandbank with Cranebirds' if you believe eveything yo read on Wikipedia.

The Albion can reasonably expect to beat both of these teams, and hopefully at least emulate last seasons cup success, where we got all the way to the semi's at Wembley before Milan Baros punched the ball into the goal. Maradona he certainly wasn't.

Tranmere and Peterborough will replay their tie a week today at Prenton Park to decide for certain who our opposition will be, having drawn 0-0 at London Road on Saturday.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Alex Humpage
Date:Tuesday December 2 2008
Time: 1:58PM

Comments

0
easy win. might be needed for confidence n gettin in players in jan.
Shefbaggie
02/12/2008 19:24:00
0
You could be out
Tiny T
02/12/2008 23:25:00
0
We'll see. I don't fancy either of these two coming to our place and coming away with anything but defeat
mightystripes
03/12/2008 09:03:00
0
either of those two will be a tough game.......
lincolnblue
04/12/2008 11:19:00
0
We'll be in the draw for round 4. No doubt.
mightystripes
04/12/2008 13:30:00
0
nice one tiny and lincoln. fancy a bet? last years semi finalists to lose at home to one of these? we could play pele up front on his own n wld still win
Shefbaggie
04/12/2008 13:35:00
0
Blimey, there's some confidence. We should really win against either, though I'm not sure we could do it with Pele leading the line!
Alex Humpage
04/12/2008 14:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Pulis On Spurs & Evans Update

Head coach Tony Pulis has been giving his thoughts following defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend and he's also given an update on Jonny Evans.

Deal & Loan Extension For Howkins

Young West Brom defender Kyle Howkins extended both his contract at the club and his loan extension out with Mansfield Town last week.

Gardner Completes Birmingham Switch

Ahead of the weekend's action against Tottenham Hotspur, Craig Gardner's expected return to Birmingham City went through.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Spurs MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster86%
Dawson0%
McAuley14%
Olsson0%
Brunt0%
Fletcher0%
Yacob0%
Chadli0%
Morrison0%
Phillips0%
Rondon0%
Sub - McClean0%
Sub - Robson-Kanu0%
Sub - Field0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Derek Franks1
Vital Football Comment