UK time is: 09:37:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Odemwingie And Thomas Remain Doubts

Peter Odemwingie and Jerome Thomas remains doubts for this weekends clash against Chelsea.

Odemwingie has been given a 50/50 chance of returning to training before the end of the week, and Thomas is slightly behind him even by the best predictions.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Michael Appleton said both players would not be rushed back into action and their progress would determine how quickly they would get back into the team.

'Peter has a 50/50 chance of training, whether we involve him straight away in the game is a decision for the gaffer and will be made nearer the time. If he plays any part on Saturday it will be a bonus. Jerome is slightly behind Peter, we will have to monitor and look after him in terms of prehab and rehab. If it was a Cup Final he could maybe play, but the likelihood is we could then lose him for a month. So it's better to be cautious.'

Appleton adds that Steven Reid should be fit for Chelsea, and Gareth McAuley looks to have overcome his illness and got 90 minutes in our recent reserve fixture.

For Zoltan Gera he might maybe be ready for Norwich or Swansea.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




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:Wednesday August 17 2011

Time: 5:53PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Gamboa In Work Permit Problem (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Irvine Hails Strike Duo (Saturday July 26 2014)

Sacramento 1-3 Albion (Saturday July 26 2014)

Sacramento 0-1 Albion (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Foster signs New Long Term Deal (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Harsh Red In Tough Test (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Thorne Completes Derby County Move (Saturday July 19 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Frank Lampard?
Man City : 02/08/2014 08:32:00
Another Defender Targeted
Hull City : 02/08/2014 08:28:00
Corinthians Striker On The Radar?
Sunderland : 01/08/2014 23:18:00
Oh The Irony Pardew
Newcastle : 01/08/2014 22:54:00
Striker Due In But Not The One We Want
Newcastle : 01/08/2014 22:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 16%
Dawson 2%
Brunt 4%
Dorrans 9%
McAuley 2%
Olsson 2%
Amalfitano 2%
Mulumbu 2%
Berahino 4%
Morrison 2%
Sessegnon 45%
Sub - Anichebe 2%
Sub - O'Neil 4%
Sub - Vydra 4%