Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Morrison Hoping To Keep His Place

Morrison Hoping To Keep His Place

James Morrison wasn't expecting to play in the Blues derby, but following the injury to Dorrans, he's hoping he did enough to convince Hodgson to keep him in the team.

Morrison obviously bagged us a goal and put in a decent performance overall, but he admitted he was pleased he got a head's up that he might be playing on the Friday because he says himself:

'It was hard because I was in the mindset that I wasn't playing and you can switch off. Luckily I got a sniff on Friday that I might be playing, so I prepared properly and I got the nod and got a goal as well.'

Morrison says that Hodgson must have realised he was up for the game, and was determined to prove him wrong for putting him on the bench but having done that he knows he now has to keep his place again and give Roy no reason to drop him.

'The gaffer must have realised I was up for proving him wrong, I have got my chance now and I have got myself in the team. The lads were winding me up and saying I had gone from zero to hero in the space of 24 hours, but football changes.'

At least Morrison has given Hodgson a good headache when Dorrans returns to fitness. Both are good players and it should drive them both on to be at their best knowing somebody can come in and do a good job in their absence.

Competition for places can often be more important than most credit it for.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join Vital West Brom

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Friday March 11 2011
Time: 5:49PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

300 Club Reached - Now For Goals

Midfielder James Morrison has been reflecting on making his 300th appearance for West Bromwich Albion in the last match against West Ham.

12 Month Extension For Fletcher

Ahead of the weekend it was being reported that skipper Darren Fletcher had now seen his contract extended by 12 months.

The WBA Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for West Bromwich Albion and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Does Possession Mean For Everything? (14/2/17)

Control of the ball or simply hit on the counter attack having soaked up pressure - it's an age old debate in football and a club's style for many is sacrosanct.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster22%
Nyom50%
Dawson21%
McAuley0%
Brunt7%
Fletcher0%
Livermore0%
Phillips0%
Morrison0%
Chadli0%
Rondon0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - Robson-Kanu0%
Sub - Yacob0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 12:30PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League