Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Roy's Response: It Was Meant To Be

Roy's Response: It Was Meant To Be

Roy Hodgson believes the Liverpool victory was meant to be as Peter Odemwingie put himself in the same bracket as Jeff Astle 45 years ago.

Speaking to wba.co.uk after the 1-0 win, Hodgson was obviously beaming.

'It's always enjoyable to win, even if you need a bit of luck on your side to achieve it. We know how difficult it is to get a win here, but 45 years? That's another hoodoo, if you like, laid to rest.'

Hodgson never comes over as a man who believes in superstitions or fate, but he did add.

'Maybe this result was written in the stars because, 45 years to the day, maybe there is an element of fate about it.'

As for the performance, I don't think Hodgson could've asked anything more.

'I thought it was a very determined effort, they showed an awful lot of commitment. We were grateful to a lot of good blocks and saves from our keeper. When those two things didn't work, we had a little bit of luck with balls hitting the post or the goalkeeper's face when he knew nothing about it! Credit to our boys for hanging on in there.'

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 April 23 2012
Time: 7:07PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Manchester City Target Evans

It's being reported that Manchester City have held talks with West Bromwich Albion over centre half and skipper Jonny Evans.

Barry Relishing West Brom Chance

New signing Gareth Barry has said he's relishing a new challenge at West Bromwich Albion following his arrival from Everton.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

West Brom Confirm Barry Capture

Late yesterday evening West Bromwich Albion confirmed that we had signed Gareth Barry on a 12 month deal from Everton.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster3%
Nyom2%
Dawson5%
Hegazi50%
Brunt2%
Yacob2%
Phillips2%
Field0%
Livermore0%
McClean15%
Rodriguez17%
Sub - Harper2%
Sub - Robson-Kanu0%
Sub - Rondon0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League