Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Cox Delighted With First Team Gamble

Cox Delighted With First Team Gamble

Simon Cox is delighted that he decided to shun a loan move and instead work his socks off in training to impress Roy Hodgson.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Cox described the season as a 'rollercoaster' ride and he's delighted that his hard work and effort on the training pitch has reaped it's reward.

'The gaffer told me there had been a few clubs expressing an interest in taking me on loan and asked what I thought.'

Thankfully for Cox his Premiership dream was more important that simply getting Championship games under his belt, and he told Hodgson he'd wait for his chance.

'I fancied just getting as many Premier League minutes as I can, I felt that would only set me in good stead for next season.'

Cox also adds that with the change in manager had he left it would've simply allowed Hodgson to cast his eye over somebody else and they could've impressed him instead, which he thought was a daft thing to do as he believes in his own ability.

'It's paid dividends for me, it gave me an opportunity to play and the gaffer believed what I was doing in training was good enough to warrant a starting place.'

So what's next for Simon....goals!

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:Thursday April 14 2011
Time: 4:06PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

West Brom's Livermore To Start For Southgate

It's being reporting this afternoon that West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jake Livermore will start for England in tonight's friendly against Germany.

Premier League Asia Trophy Date For West Brom

West Bromwich Albion are set to take part in this summer's Premier League Asia Trophy.

Premier League Confirm 2017/18 Fixture Release Date

The Premier League have now confirmed the date on which the fixtures for the campaign of 2017/18 will be released.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (21/3/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:
Foster1%
Dawson56%
McAuley0%
Evans6%
Nyom0%
Fletcher0%
Livermore0%
Brunt0%
Chadli0%
McClean25%
Rondon0%
Sub-Robson-Kanu12%
Sub-Yacob0%
Sub-Field0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -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)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 16 2017 1:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 12:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment