UK time is: 22:39:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Right decision to call off West Brom v Wolves

There has been criticism in some quarters for the decision to call off the derby match after some heavy snowfall on Saturday. However, in my mind it was completely right to make an early decision to postpone the game.

The early kick off time will not have helped to keep the game on. There would have been absolutely no chance for an improvement in the freezing temperatures and hazardous road conditions. It took me more than two hours to dig out my car yesterday and the thought of travelling out to a game and sitting in the icy cold for two hours before attempting to travel home again did not feel me with any great joy. Having used most of the Midlands' motorway network today I can say for definite that it is not easy to travel safely around.

The postponement of the game confirms that the game is for the benefit of the fans as technically the game could have gone ahead but it would have been tremendously difficult to get 26,000 fans safely to and from the ground.

Yes it was the right decision to postpone and I am glad for one that the fans have been given some consideration. If only we could now get Sky to put games on at a reasonable time!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: S Wilton  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 20 2010

Time: 7:03PM

Your Comments

Although disappointed to not have a game I was quite relieved to not have to travel.
Number69
No bragging rights for Christmas for either set of fans but then again no desperate disappointment either
Lord Shepherd
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Irvine Asking For More (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Irvine Hails The Berahino (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: West Brom v Man U (Monday October 20 2014)

Irvine Backs Berahino Form (Sunday October 19 2014)

Brunt Back In Training, Yacob Out (Friday October 17 2014)

Gardner Feels He's Developing At Albion (Thursday October 16 2014)

Varela Undergoes Surgery (Wednesday October 8 2014)

Irvine Upbeat Despite Loss (Monday October 6 2014)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

List All Vital Baggies Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Liverpool 2 - 1 WBA
WBA 4 - 0 Burnley
Spurs 0 - 1 WBA
WBA 0 - 2 Everton
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Hull City 8 2 4 2 0 10
12. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
13. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8

Breaking League News

Captain Cescy?
Chelsea : 22/10/2014 22:23:00
Liverpool : 22/10/2014 21:51:00
Fernandez: I Hope To Be Here For a Long Time
Swansea : 22/10/2014 21:11:00
Poll: Referee Got Stoke Penalty Decision Wrong
Swansea : 22/10/2014 20:44:00
Team News: Anderlecht vs Arsenal
Arsenal : 22/10/2014 19:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Myhill 0%
Wisdom 0%
Dawson 20%
Lescott 0%
Pocognoli 0%
Gardner 0%
Morrison 0%
Dorrans 60%
Sessegnon 0%
Brunt 0%
Berahino 20%
Sub - Mulumbu 0%