Peter Odemwingie Reveals Return Plans

West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie is hoping to shake off his ankle injury problem in time for next Sunday’s trip to face Norwich City. The Nigerian international striker, who was Albion’s top scorer with 15 goals last season, suffered a setback in his bid to return from the injury which has disrupted his early season involvement and he subsequently missed last weekend’s 1-0 home defeat against Stoke.However, Odemwingie has admitted…

September 2, 2011

Roy Hodgson Warns Andre Villas-Boas

West Brom boss Roy Hodgson has told Andre Villas-Boas that the only way is down from his current job as Chelsea manager. Speaking ahead of West Brom’s clash with the Blues on Saturday, the Baggies boss suggested he found it difficult to see how, having landed such an important position at such a young age, Villas-Boas will continue to find long-term employment at the highest level. Hodgson himself has been…

August 20, 2011

Premier League Preview: Chelsea v West Brom

West Bromwich Albion’s gutsy effort against Manchester United will give them heart for their trip south to face Chelsea on Saturday. The Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge is the tea-time kickoff (local time) and the eyes of the country will be on both sides in what shapes as an exciting match. Roy Hodgson worked miracles with West Brom after he took over last season, leading the club to an…

August 19, 2011

Peter Odemwingie Signs A New Contract At West Bromwich

Peter Odemwingie has signed a new contract at West Bromwich Albion until 2014. Odemwingie, 30, joined West Brom last summer from Lokomotiv Moscow and proved an instant success in the Premier League, ending the campaign with 15 goals. His efforts led to reports of interest from several top European clubs, while Wigan have more recently seen an approach rejected, and Roy Hodgson is delighted to put an end to the…

August 18, 2011

James Morrison Sees Value In Peter Odemwingie

James Morrison admits West Brom would have struggled to avoid relegation without Peter Odemwingie’s firepower and believes it is vital he commits his future to the club. Odemwingie scored 15 Premier League goals in his first season with the Baggies after his move from Lokomotiv Moscow. The Nigerian international is currently holding talks with Albion over a new deal and midfielder Morrison is optimistic Odemwingie will stay – but believes…

July 8, 2011

Preview: Stoke v West Brom

Roy Hodgson will be seeking his first win as West Bromwich Albion manager in Monday’s English Premier League match against Stoke City. Hodgson was appointed as West Brom boss on February 11 and has taken charge of two matches to date – both ending in draws. The first saw West Brom surrender a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 at home to West Ham United, before a late equaliser saw Hodgson’s…

February 26, 2011