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  1. Five things Pochettino needs to do for Spurs to finish top four

    Dan Fitch

    Mauricio Pochettino is the latest man in charge of Spurs, and like his recent predecessors he'll be judged on his ability to deliver Champions League football. Here are five things he needs to do to live up to expectations: 5. Ditch players that w...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. End of season report: West Brom

    Matthew Evans

    In my season preview I said that West Brom wouldn't be as successful this season as last year but that a solid midtable finish would be more than acceptable. As it was, Albion had a season that was far lower than expectations. They had a squad that w...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  3. Baggies bid adios to Pepe

    Matthew Evans

    The inevitable was confirmed on Monday as Pepe Mel left West Bromwich Albion by "mutual consent" after finishing the season with yet another disappointing display in the 2-1 defeat to Stoke at the Hawthorns. It has been apparent for some time now ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. Going through the motions unacceptable for West Brom

    Matthew Evans

    It was obvious what Ben Foster was trying to do when he came out after the loss to Sunderland on Wednesday and said, "We probably let the fans down, we were just going through the motions and there was no kind of fight there." It's unfortunate that t...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Arsenal defeat highlights squad shortcomings

    Matthew Evans

    West Brom's 1-0 defeat to Arsenal was disappointing, but that disappointment was counteracted with relief, as later results all but secured the Baggies Premier League safety for another season. It has been a very poor season for West Brom and the ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  6. Five Aside: Standout performances from last week

    Matthew Wittyngham

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup gets underway in less than 40 days and league seasons are winding down. Here are five players you can expect to see in Brazil who had standout performances for their respective clubs last week. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal):...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  7. Brisbane cement dynasty as A-League continues upward trajectory

    Rob Brooks

    Another A-League season is in the books, with Brisbane Roar crowned champions after defeating the Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 in a thrilling Grand Final. Matthew Spiranovic had given the Wanderers hope of a maiden championship win in only their s...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  8. Top Tenner: Veteran players

    Nick Miller

    We've taken a look at player-managers, World Cup villians and goal celebrations. This time around a Top Tenner of players who got the most out of their playing careers. 10.) Gordon Strachan Back before footballers actually took care of themselve...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  9. Pepe pieces it all together for West Brom

    Matthew Evans

    After many trials and tribulations in his previous eight games at the Hawthorns, Pepe Mel finally tasted victory at home on Saturday, with Saido Berahino seeing off West Ham. It may have taken a while, but Mel recorded a first victory at just the ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  10. Defending a worry for West Brom

    Matthew Evans

    West Brom's 3-1 loss to Manchester City was expected, but a meek second half performance and more poor defending offered more cause for concern ahead of a crucial game with West Ham. - Report: Man City 3-1 West Brom There were some impressive a...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  11. Big 12's lunch links

    Brandon Chatmon

    I'm guessing this is how Usain Bolt plays soccer. Rough Wednesday at Oklahoma. One Sooner is being accused of sexual assault and the program lost a commitment from one of its top recruits. Here are five questions that remain after Texas Tech's ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  12. A point, good or bad for West Brom?

    Matthew Evans

    For the 2nd consecutive home game, West Brom threw away what should have been an unassailable lead and what would have been a crucial three points. The fact that at 3-0 up there wasn't a West Brom fan inside the Hawthorns who felt confident of winnin...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  13. Olsson return crucial in West Brom win

    Matthew Evans

    West Brom put another week of controversy behind them to secure a huge win 1-0 win over relegation rivals Norwich at Carrow Road and add another name to the list of managers who have been sacked after losing to The Baggies. - Report: Norwich City ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  14. West Brom left to rue costly mistake

    Matthew Evans

    West Brom fans were left to think about what might have been after twice letting leads slip away against relegation rivals Cardiff as Saturday's match ended 3-3 in what was The Baggies biggest game of the season so far. The lack of nerve and poor ...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  15. Messi and Suárez among stars aiming for World Cup dreams

    Matthew Wittyngham, ESPN Stats & Information

    As we close in on less than three months until the World Cup, more players are pushing for crucial spots on their country's squads. Here are five players who have made a significant push: • Lionel Messi (Argentina): He performed bril...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  16. Long returns to haunt West Brom

    Matthew Evans

    It was inevitable really, wasn't it? West Brom manager Pepe Mel says that prior to the game with Hull that he'd have liked to have kept striker Shane Long, but the deal was already agreed to by the time he arrived. Of course, Long was the centre of a...

    Blog | March 23, 2014