Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Win Justifies Changes

Win Justifies Changes

Keith Downing has praised Steve Clarke's rotation and the performance of the players following the Yeovil victory.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Downing said it was a brave decision to rotate so many players for the clash, but their performances more than justified the decision.

'We knew with the start they've had in the league it was going to be a difficult one and we're pleased to get through it. We've got bumps and bruises and has six or seven players unavailable, there isn't anything too serious, it was wise for them to stay at home and we have a strong squad. We've got some strength in depth, some players needed a game and thought they stepped up to the plate really well.'

Downing also spoke briefly about Markus Rosenberg.

'He can player anywhere across the front three. He came in late, he might be down in terms of match practice but you've seen signs he has some quality. We're pleased with Markus.'

As for the doubts for this weekend, Downing added.

'I don't think Peter is far away, we'll assess him nearer the weekend, but it's not a serious one. Lukaku has a training ground injury, he won't be far away. Jerome's injured at the moment and hasn't figured for the last few weeks. He's just on the treatment table trying to get fit.'

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:Wednesday August 29 2012
Time: 6:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Complications For Phillips Ahead Of Man United

Head coach Tony Pulis has confirmed that winger Matt Phillips is a doubt for West Bromwich Albion ahead of this weekend's clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

Francis Targets More Old Trafford Success

West Bromwich Albion first team coach Gerry Francis has said that all eyes are already on another Manchester United success when Premier League action returns this coming weekend.

Whose Won The Most Points So Far

Which player has won your side the most points so far in the Premier League campaign of 2016/17?

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:
Foster2%
Dawson55%
McAuley0%
Evans5%
Nyom0%
Fletcher0%
Livermore0%
Brunt0%
Chadli0%
McClean27%
Rondon0%
Sub-Robson-Kanu11%
Sub-Yacob0%
Sub-Field0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 16 2017 1:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 12:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Write for Vital Football