Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Clarke Not Overly Surprised By Our Form

Clarke Not Overly Surprised By Our Form

Steve Clarke has said he knew he was inheriting a good set of players, and our start, and victory today over QPR, has not come as a surprise to him.

Speaking to wba.co.uk following the nervy game, Clarke said he knew we were good enough to win, even if we did make life a bit difficult for ourselves today.

'I knew I was coming into a good group of players and I knew they were comfortable in the league. I looked at the matches coming up and I felt that with the strength of the team, and getting the right people into the club, we could do it. It all means I'm not over surprised. I'm delighted because 14 points is a great return from the first seven games but we won't get carried away, next, we have the champions Manchester City here - that's a tough game - and we'll look forward to it.'

Elsewhere on wba.co.uk Clarke also said more specifically on the QPR game.

'Yes, we probably made harder work of it that it should have been. From 2-0 up we became a bit too open. Defensively it wasn't a performance you would associate with us.'

As for the Tamas change at halftime, Clarke added.

'I took Gabi off because I felt the referee had his eye on him. I thought he booked him really easily and it wasn't worth the risk of leaving him on. It was a tactical decision to take him off.'

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:Saturday October 6 2012
Time: 9:46PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Instant Reactions - Everton v West Brom (20/1/18)

Following today's clash between Everton and West Bromwich Albion, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Everton v WBA

All the stats from Everton (1) vs (1) WBA, Goodison Park, 20/1/18 Att: 39,061

Follow On Twitter - Everton v West Brom - 20-1-18

West Brom go to Goodison Park as the visitors to Everton today, this will be a 3pm kick off.

West Brom Confirm Regis Funeral Details

Following the sad passing of the legend that was Cyrille Regis this week, West Bromwich Albion...

West Bromwich Albion Social Media

West Bromwich Albion Archived Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Everton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster0%
Dawson0%
Evans0%
Hegazi0%
Gibbs0%
Phillips0%
Krychowiak0%
Barry50%
Brunt0%
Rodriguez0%
Rondon50%
Sub - Livermore0%
Sub - McClean0%
Sub - McAuley0%
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

The Vital Football Members League