Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Long Disappointed With Late Loss

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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Monday October 22 2012
Time: 4:41PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

West Brom Linked With Madrid Striker?

It's being reported that head coach Tony Pulis is looking at Atletico Madrid's Borja Baston as a headline signing this summer.

Paris Saint-Germain Friendly Announced

West Bromwich Albion have today confirmed a prestigious friendly tie with French Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain today.

Field Pens Pro West Brom Contract

Youngster Sam Field has today agreed his first professional contract at West Bromwich Albion - hot on the heels of fellow youngster Jonathan Leko.

Leko Signs New West Brom Deal

Youngster Jonathan Leko has today signed his first deal with West Bromwich Albion.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster5%
Dawson7%
McAuley1%
Olsson0%
Evans1%
Fletcher2%
Yacob5%
Leko40%
Gardner0%
McClean1%
Rondon35%
Sub - Chester2%
Sub - Roberts0%
Sub - Field1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Northwest Baggie1