Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Kanu Can Inspire

Kanu Can Inspire

29 year old Nigerian international striker Kanu has been pinpointed by Robson as the man who could inspire The Baggies this season to once again defy the critics and stay up. Despite only 3 goals in 30 appearances last season, Robson remains convinced of the strikers credentials.

He said 'Kanu has fantastic ability to keep the ball, bring people into the game and create chances. The only thing I've said he needs to do to get back to the reputation he had as a kid is that he has to score more goals. But on the training pitch, no-one can live with him and what he does. Myself included; I could never have lived with him and some of the skills he displays and things that he does in training. It's like watching Eric Cantona and Paul Gascoigne. They were amazing players on the training ground. Kanu is the same around here. Some of his skills are amazing.'

Robson admits it has taken a while for Kanu to get used to life at the Baggies, but says now his injury is clearing up he will once again play a vital role for us.

'It's just taken time for him to know what his role within a club like this is. We know we're not going to win major honours. What we want to do is climb away from fighting relegation every season. He can retain the ball better than any of the other players. That's why, when the big games come along, I invariably pick Kanu because that is where he belongs.'

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday October 19 2005
Time: 12:14PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Leko On Stoke Leveller

Young winger Jonathan Leko has reflected on West Brom's late equaliser in the game against Stoke City at the weekend to take a point in Tony Pulis' 1000th game as a manager.

Stoke Relief For Pulis

Head coach Tony Pulis headed for his old haunt - the Britannia Stadium as was, and now Bet365 Stadium, for his 1000th game as a manager this weekend...

Vital View - Premier League, 24th-25th September

We saw impressive wins for Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Southampton with the Sunderland and West Ham struggles continuing.

Audio - Pulis On Stoke Point

Head coach Tony Pulis has been giving his thoughts following today's draw with Stoke City.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster2%
Dawson37%
McAuley0%
Evans0%
Nyom12%
Yacob12%
Phillips0%
Fletcher0%
Chadli0%
McClean0%
Rondon25%
Sub - Robson-Kanu12%
Sub - Morrison0%
Sub - Leko0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 5:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 4:30PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 21 2016 8:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League