Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Clarke - We Could've Scored More

Clarke - We Could've Scored More

Steve Clarke was delighted with our overall performance against QPR and he believes the goal margin could well have been higher.

Speaking to wba.co.uk following the game, Clarke enthused.

'I thought it was a deserved win. It was an almost perfect away performance. We were the better team in the first half and had good control of the game. To be honest, there weren't too many chances for either side, but we just about deserved to be in front thanks to Brunty's fantastic strike. In the second half, we were in complete control of the game. We got the second, should have got the third and maybe even a fourth. We played some fantastic football.'

Clarke also believes that Albion showed a different character in the game following QPR getting their goal.

'Yes, we can play good football, but we can also dig in to get results when we have to. The pressure came on a little bit towards the end, mainly because QPR had nothing to lose, but we competed and showed great character.'

As for the controversial elements in the game, Rob Green's own goal and Liam Ridgewell's handball, which led to another Harry rant, Clarke believes the referee got both incidents spot on.

'I don't think it was a foul for our second goal. I've seen a TV replay and I don't think Marco's done a lot wrong. He just stood is ground, Rob had a chance to punch it and the ball has ended up in the net. As for the penalty appeal, the ball did hit Liam on the arm but their guy headed it from a yard away. I think it was the correct decision.'

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:Thursday December 27 2012
Time: 3:35PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Pulis Talks Vision, Arsenal & Livermore

Head coach Tony Pulis has now held his pre Arsenal press conference and he's laid out his vision for West Bromwich Albion moving forward.

Fletcher Felt Under Appreciated At West Brom?

Former midfielder Darren Fletcher has said he felt under appreciated whilst at West Bromwich Albion and ultimately that's why he moved on to Stoke City over the summer.

The WBA Walking Wounded, Injury News 22/09/2017

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for West Bromwich Albion and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Vital Preview - Premier League - 23rd-25th September 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 23rd-25th September.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
Suggested By:
West Brom win25%
Arsenal win75%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment