UK time is: 10:25:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hodgson Likes EPPP Planning

Roy Hodgson has praised the club for their decision to invest heavily in order to gain 'Category One' status under the new Elite Player Performance Plan.

As was revealed previously, Albion plan on spending up to 2.5m on our training facilities to bring them up to scratch with an ongoing annual investment of up to 3m for the development of our 9-21 year old players.

Hodgson has said he believes that it's the perfect route for the club to take, as such an investment can only help get us ahead of the curve when it comes to securing and producing the talent of the future.

Speaking to wba.co.uk the head coach said.

'We're all in the process of trying to help the club to grow. I would back anything within the club that goes towards making us a bigger and stronger club. All of these things are very wise ways to spend some of the club's money because it's investing in the future, investing in players and investing in our daily life. I am very much in favour of these things.'

Roy adds that the decision taken by the club to invest in this direction, shows how serious the board are about our long term future.

'I was very pleased to here that Jeremy is going to spend this money on the club because I think it's something that will show everybody the club is serious, not just about the immediate future but also the long term future. I think we are becoming relatively famous for the way we spend money wisely at the club.'

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:Thursday April 5 2012

Time: 8:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Irvine - Costly Defensive Mistakes (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: WBA v Everton (Saturday September 13 2014)

Irvine Looking For Everton Victory (Friday September 12 2014)

Lescott Makes 90 Minute Return (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Irvine Praises Pocognoli Progress (Tuesday September 9 2014)

Irvine Hopeful On Duo (Friday September 5 2014)

Tottenham Game Moved (Thursday September 4 2014)

Irvine Names First 25 Man Squad (Thursday September 4 2014)

Foster Withdraws From England Squad (Wednesday September 3 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
WBA 0 - 2 Everton
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Southampton 0 - 0 WBA
WBA 2 - 2 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
18. Burnley 4 0 2 2 -3 2
19. WBA 4 0 2 2 -5 2
20. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -6 2

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Ludogorets Razgrad Preview
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 09:15:00
Liverpool: Henderson Named New Vice-Captain
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 08:43:00
Captain Kabs!
Spurs : 16/09/2014 07:38:00
Schurrle Wins MOTD Award
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:37:00
Hazard to Pen New 5-Year Deal
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Everton MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 0%
Wisdom 0%
Pocognoli 100%
Dawson 0%
Olsson 0%
Morrison 0%
Brunt 0%
Dorrans 0%
Gardner 0%
Berahino 0%
Ideye 0%
Sub - Samaras 0%
Sub - Blanco 0%
Sub - Gamboa 0%