UK time is: 22:58:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Long Disappointed With Late Loss

Shane Long has called for Albion to learn following our late loss to Man City, although he believes the performance in itself shows how far we have come.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Long said.

'The boss has instilled real confidence in us to play against the best teams and pass the ball - and we showed that. We passed it out from the goalkeeper and with every chance we got we caused them all sorts of problems, and they are probably one of the best teams in Europe, never mind England. It hasn't happened often, especially at home, and we feel like we played really well so there is a bit of disbelief at coming out and losing that game because we really took the game to them. To lose the game 2-1 is frustrating to say the least, but when we look back we will take a lot of positives and we can probably go on to Newcastle and, if we do the same things, win the game.'

Long also points to the Villa where he believes we should've won but we didn't take our chances and see the game out properly, and he believes that's something we need to do as we certainly had the chances to re-take the lead against City but we failed to convert them.

If there is a lesson to be learnt it's probably to try and be a bit more canny when pushing for the winner, and not being afraid to settle for a well earnt point sometimes so we don't over stretch and leave ourselves vulnerable.

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:Monday October 22 2012

Time: 4:41PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Irvine Pleased With Latest Progress (Thursday August 21 2014)

Brunt Makes 250th Appearance (Thursday August 21 2014)

Irvine Happy With Striker Options (Monday August 18 2014)

All About The Berahino (Sunday August 17 2014)

Irvine Disappointed With Draw (Sunday August 17 2014)

Stats: WBA v Sunderland (Saturday August 16 2014)

Irvine - Dawson Is Raring To Go (Friday August 15 2014)

Negativity Can Motivate Us - Irvine (Thursday August 14 2014)

Albion Host Oxford (Wednesday August 13 2014)

Irvine - U21s To Get Early Shot? (Wednesday August 13 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 2 - 2 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Everton 1 0 1 0 0 1
10. Leicester City 1 0 1 0 0 1
11. Sunderland 1 0 1 0 0 1
12. WBA 1 0 1 0 0 1
13. Crystal Palace 1 0 0 1 -1 0
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0

Breaking League News

Hull City : 21/08/2014 21:53:00
Hammers seek Belgian Defender
West Ham : 21/08/2014 18:40:00
What if we bought Pogba?
Chelsea : 21/08/2014 18:30:00
Metz in for Maiga?
West Ham : 21/08/2014 18:05:00
Feruz Russia Bound
Chelsea : 21/08/2014 17:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 2%
Wisdom 0%
Pocognoli 33%
Gardner 41%
Dawson 0%
Olsson 0%
Dorrans 8%
Mulumbu 0%
Anichebe 0%
Berahino 8%
Brunt 0%
Sub - Baird 0%
Sub - Sessegnon 8%
Sub - Yacob 0%