UK time is: 23:21:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McAuley To Make The Most Of Prem Career

New signing Gareth McAuley has said he is determined to make the most of his dream Premiership move to the Baggies.

Speaking to wba.co.uk after the announcement was made that he would be joining us on a free transfer from Ipswich on July 1, McAuley said he was relishing the chance to step up with the big boys and enter the twilight of his career on a high.

'It's been a bit of a whirlwing since the end of the season, I sort of knew of the interest and there were a few other clubs but coming here got me really excited and I'm delighted to be here.'

31 year old McAuley will be Captaining Northern Ireland for the second time tonight in the Carling Cup of Nations against the Republic of Ireland, so it's a good chance for most Baggies to get a look at a player we might not know much about.

For himself, McAuley knows he's joining the top flight rather late in his career and he knows the hard work is now ahead of him to establish himself in the team and impress Hodgson enough to cement a starting place.

'I've got a lot of hard work over the summer and over the coming seasons to try and establish myself at this level. The gaffer told me he has seen me play a few times, he was impressed and he wanted me to come here to work with him and develop my game.'

It's going to be interesting to see how he slots in to the team as the overall form of our centre halves since Roy's arrival hasn't been too shabby at all.

Welcome to the club Gareth!

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!




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: Baggy Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 24 2011

Time: 3:35PM

 

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%