Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Clarke Remains Happy With Changes

Clarke Remains Happy With Changes

Steve Clarke has again talked about being happy with the changes he made for the Stoke game, even though the result didn't go our way.

Speaking to wba.co.uk as the focus remains on whether he made too many changes in one go, Clarke has dismissed that saying he remains happy with his choice, their performance and he believes it shows the faith he has in the squad to come in and perform when called upon.

'The selection process over the course of the three games in a week was to try to freshen the players up, not to ask too many of them to play the three in such a short space of time, especially with the travelling involved. I was pleased with the changes, I thought the boys that came in did well in what was not a pretty game of football. The changes are there to be made, I can't keep saying I've got a good squad then pick the same players every week - then I become a liar - I can't tell the players I trust them and then not do that, it was a week to use the squad.'

As for beginning preparations for the Arsenal match, Clarke says the squad will enter the match with confidence, despite us losing back to back games - it's a challenge they will relish, and it's a challenge they will look to get back to winning ways from.

'We'll go there full of confidence even on the back of two defeats - that's what we are trying to instil in the players. It hasn't been a good few days but we look to get back on track as soon as possible. We will show the same character. We could lose the next game, but we won't keep losing because I have too many good players. I have told the players they should be pleased where they are and not to be too down on themselves.'

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 December 3 2012
Time: 7:14PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

A Premier League Brexit Breakdown

The numbers have been crunched from the Brexit vote and details have now been given for each local authority to provide an 'idea' of how fans of each Premier...

Premier League's Last 20 Goal A Season Scorers

Every club in the Premier League aspires to unearth, develop or sign a guaranteed 20 goals a season kind of striker but they are always in short supply.

Olsson Reflects On West Brom Spell

With news of his departure from The Hawthorns yesterday, former West Bromwich Albion centre half Jonas Olsson released a statement to fans where he talked...

Olsson Leaves West Brom For Sweden

West Bromwich Albion have today confirmed that centre half Jonas Olsson has mutually terminated his contract to take up an offer with Swedish side Djurgarden IF.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:
Foster3%
Dawson52%
McAuley0%
Evans5%
Nyom0%
Fletcher0%
Livermore0%
Brunt0%
Chadli0%
McClean29%
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
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)

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
The Vital Football Members League