Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Odemwingie Feared A Booking For Goal

Odemwingie Feared A Booking For Goal

Peter Odemwingie has said he thought he was offside for his first goal against Cardiff and thought he might be booked for kicking the ball away when he scored.

Speaking to wba.co.uk after the victory, the striker said.

'There was a doubt that if I kicked the ball I could get a yellow card for doing it after the whistle, but I had no time to look at the linesman and I knew I couldn't get a yellow for finishing so fast. I thought it was offside but the referee told me their left back was playing me on.'

Odemwingie also revealed that Roy Hodgson was adamant that the team had to take the cup seriously because he really wants to break out 50 year hoodoo.

'The head coach spoke about how it's been over 50 years since the club won the FA Cup and he said this year it would be a very good cup to win, so let's do our best in it. He said he wasn't taking this match lightly, he was very serious about it. We are hoping to go as far as possible in this tournament.'

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Monday January 9 2012
Time: 4:58PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

The West Bromwich Albion Injury Table..

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

Match Day Officials v Newcastle

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Newcastle United this weekend.

Lambert Not Making Excuses

Striker Rickie Lambert has admitted his frustration with how life has gone at The Hawthorns so far following his arrival from Liverpool...

Kemp Talks Swansea Point

Joint assistant head coach Dave Kemp took media duties following the one all draw with Swansea City last night.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By:
Foster20%
Dawson2%
McAuley2%
Olsson17%
Evans0%
Fletcher2%
Sandro11%
Yacob5%
Sessegnon23%
Rondon11%
McClean2%
Sub-Gardner0%
Sub-Berahino0%
Sub-Anichebe5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 24 14 8 2 50 18
2 Man City 24 14 5 5 47 23
3 Spurs 24 12 9 3 45 25
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 24 10 9 5 39 10
7 Southampton 24 9 7 8 34 8
8 Liverpool 24 9 7 8 34 -4
9 Watford 24 9 6 9 33 1
10 Stoke 24 9 6 9 33 -4
11 Everton 24 7 11 6 32 9
12 Crystal Palace 24 9 4 11 31 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 24 7 8 9 29 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 24 6 8 10 26 -9
17 Norwich 24 6 5 13 23 -18
18 Newcastle 24 5 6 13 21 -19
19 Sunderland 24 5 4 15 19 -19
20 Aston Villa 24 2 7 15 13 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 6 2016 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 5:30PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)