Report and pics of Swansea 3 West Brom 0

West Brom paid for a dreadful performance as Nathan Dyer scored twice for Swansea City in a one-sided win.

The Baggies failed to fire in any department and were 2-0 down by half-time, as Dyer opened the scoring and Wayne Routledge added a second with a brilliant volley.

There was little improvement for the Baggies after half-time and more shocking defending allowed Dyer to complete the scoring on 71 minutes.

It leaves new Hawthorns head coach Alan Irvine with just two points to show for his first three Premier League games in charge.

Albion made the worst possible start as they found themselves a goal down with less than a minute and a half played.

When Dyer picked up possession on the edge of the area and exchanged passes with Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jonas Olsson appeared to have the return ball covered.

But when the Swede lost his footing Dyer nipped in ahead of Ben Foster to finish.

There was a bizarre moment early in the game when Baggies defender Jonas Olsson sprinted down the tunnel during play before returning to the field around a minute later.

After a low-key spell it got worse for Albion on 24 minutes when they fell 2-0 behind thanks to some shocking errors.

First Chris Brunt handed cheap possession to Gylfi Sigurdsson and then Craig Dawson failed to head the Icelander’s cross away from goal.

And that presented a chance to Routledge, who beat Foster with a fabulous volley from just outside the penalty area.

It could have been 3-0 just after the half-hour when Routledge crossed from the left and Olsson misjudged a header that looped over Foster and rebounded to safety off the crossbar, sparing the Swede an embarrassing own-goal.

As half-time approached the Baggies had a rare attempt on goal as Brown Ideye, making his full Premier League debut, turned away from two defenders and let fly from the edge of the box but Lukasz Fabianski made an easy save.

And moments later Ideye tried an ambitious lob from halfway that dipped well wide.

Late in the first half there was another near-miss for the hosts when Routledge sent a shot from a tricky angle high and wide.

Albion looked slightly improved in the second half but they could have been 3-0 down when Dyer got in behind their defence and narrowly failed to find the target.

The Baggies’ first chance did not come until after the hour-mark when Craig Dawson’s header from a Brunt corner was blocked and Fabianski saved the follow-up from Saido Berahino.

It was all over for the Baggies on 71 minutes when Swansea grabbed their third goal.

Sigurdsson’s flick found Dyer, who took advantage of a rash challenge by Olsson and some sleepy defending from Jason Davidson to race clear and slot a low effort past Foster.

Albion had a couple of efforts from long-range but Craig Gardner and half-time substitute Stephane Sessegnon both saw shots deflect harmlessly wide.

Fabianski made his first meaningful save with seven minutes remaining as he flew to his left to turn away a long-range drive from Baggies substitute James Morrison.

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Comments for: "Report and pics of Swansea 3 West Brom 0"

simmo54

Woeful first half performance

Lack lustre

No energy

Way off the pace - Brunt and Dorrans were Dreadful

Better second half and thats all you can really say.

Rampton

Dear oh dear it's all coming to a shuddering halt.

Ohara is available he may be the answer to your problems.

Buckswolf

Spot on Ramps - Johnson could join him too as cover for the expensive but permanently injured Lescott!

CantelloRocket 78

Simmo,

sounded like a worst case scenario, Swansea having got off to a good start this season, with a familiar, settled team, Albion with most of their 11 new players either unavailable or not yet fully up to speed - then a goal behind inside 2 minutes.

We struggled last season, and with 9 of those players taking part today, there's obviously a need for more quality in the starting line up, but in reality it's still gonna take time to gel and settle down - we just need to stay in contention until it takes shape, outside our control I'm afraid.

simmo54

Rocket Mate

We certainly need the new chaps, fit and up and running.

We have got quality to come in and that's what I am clinging on to.

I am off to Aussie for 4 weeks so hopefully when I return things will be rosier .... the tablet is coming with me LOL

youngand hungry

take Davidson back with you .

gorra loff ay ya

Johneboywolves

As Jack The Rash would say ... yo gorra loff ay ya? :-)

I'm always looking for wheels now. The ones that are falling off down at Sandwell Town.

UTW and KTF

Jack the Hat

Johneboy,

You lot haven't the brains to come up with your own sayings. You only need eight more wheels to replace the eight you lost doing the DOUBLE~DROP.

Gorra loff ay ya?.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

Johneboywolves

Hello Jack my boy.

What 'lot' would that be Jack? And are you claiming originality and exclusivity in using a commonly used Black Country phrase? Strange and slightly deluded.

Keep the brave face on Jack. And I wouldn't keep bringing up the 'R' word. It might get a smidgen embarrassing in a few months time.

UTW and KTF

Wolves ay I (LV)

League 1 manager + loads of cheap unknown foreign signings with no premiership experience = championship 2015/16

We know what you are

youngand hungry

you did well , you hung on for 87 seconds .

gorra loff ay .

Captain Mardon International

Is that when you got out your armchair to get to the fridge.

youngand hungry

can`t wait to see the pics of the away end .

mcvitiespace

What about the pictures of half empty molineux again only 21,500 or according to you 51,200. Now we know your seat was vacant but what about the others. Remember we are talking the massive Wolverhampton Wanderers here

youngand hungry

oh crumbs , 2,000 more than at the liberty .

Cannockbaggie

Brunt to be loaned out is the way forward, Dawson to who ever wonts him, Irvine to stay as coach but have pulis to be manager boooooommmm job done

youngand hungry

simple I just seen the goals , was that right back a world cup star ? and who where those 2 defenders in the blue boots ? and who was that bloke who passed the ball to a Swansea player on the edge of the box ? not the captain surely ?

baggiz681

Simmo

2nd half was slightly better, but the damage had already been done, the players have got to be up for it from the 1st minute not the 70th.

Rhys.wwfc

Hahaha, oh dear. Irwin in! Whats happend to that 10 million quid marksman, no goals, no hope. Relegation beckons..

DroitwichBaggie71

F. O. C..........................

karlwolves

SACKED IN THE MORNING, HE S GONNA BE SACKED IN THE MORNING! LMAO

Adam H

You only sing when you're winning , sing when your winning!!

Keep them coming dingle, swings I'm roundabouts my friend.

youngand hungry

they doing as well in the prem as they did in the world cup .

Jack the Hat

karl,

Watch what you wish for, Jackett would jump at the Albion job. We would get him for a bosted biscuit and as Cyril would say, a big opple.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

Johneboywolves

Never mind. Only another 9 months of agony :-)

UTW and KTF

Jack the Hat

Johneboy,

Talking through experience as you have already been there twice on the bounce and only recently. BAGGIES four seasons in the Premiership and counting.

Gorra loff ay ya?.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

Johneboywolves

'R' topic again Jack. Getting tedious now and a bit risky seeing that the quality of the manager (sorry, coach sighhh) and the players are so questionable it might be unwise to keep bleating the double drop mantra?

Gorra loff even more ay ya?

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

picture 5 , I see foster is in a familiar pose .

Captain Mardon International

You are in a lower league, shut up!

Johneboywolves

Shut up I won't. And it won't be long before I'm saying that to you :-)

UTW and KTF

Captain Mardon International

It will be so shut up and enjoy Blackpool etc....

Jack the Hat

Johneboy,

You lot don't half sound saft shouting up at us from down there in all that darkness our shadow casts over Low Hill City, can you see any light yet?.

Gorra loff ay ya.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

Johneboywolves

Down there is currently 5 league places and closing.

Keep looking over your shoulders.

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

now now mardy not need to get nasty its only a game , but its a game your not very good at .

Captain Mardon International

As good as you at telling the truth perhaps? enjoy corrie today?

youngand hungry

if I didn't know better mardy , I would say you was waiting for me to post tonight .

Captain Mardon International

same goes for you too Liar. You obviously didn't go to the game today and have been waiting for this.

Anyway try all the mind games you like but remember you are in a lower league than us. Enjoy though.

youngand hungry

mardy do you still want to mail me , I see kev as been getting on to you .

priceywba....Plymouth..

Well ive seen it all, thats the last time i drive to watch the Albion 45 mins was all i needed to see. Ill save my money next time, so whens Irvine getting out and taking peace with him. We are a joke all the players that have come in to the club. Will someone tell me if thay can see things getting better at the Albion. Irvine OUT

Johneboywolves

That's the spirit!! :-)

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

pricey ,I heard brunt had a good game .

The Real Bully Hoo.

Have I missed something here.

You left Swansea at half time 3.45 and drove home to Plymouth to be posting on here at 5.28 just under 1.45 minutes later including getting to your car (or was it Concorde you were driving?)

ELDERVO

Do they not have smart phones in smerrik then warden?

The Real Bully Hoo.

Yeah but it's dangerous to use them while driving.

Rampton

They haven't heard of smartphones in Smethwick yet.

Jack the Hat

ELDERDER,

You lot never heard of them until one was found by one of you lot while bin dipping in Low Hill City centre.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

youngand hungry

in a bad mood today are we jack .

Johneboywolves

Girly slap from Jack. He's getting frustrated as he's got to live up to all his previous statements and he knows the end is nigh.

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

bully you really do need to get out more , its 2014 now , have you got a colour tv yet ?

Ronnie Allen

Completely clueless rubbish. Summed up for me when Brunt got subbed and walking off, handed the armband to someone else and dropped it on the floor. The bloke could not even pass an armband to someone. He should never play for Albion again. Terrible pass from him set up their second goal.

Ideye is going to have a lonely time up there, as there is no-one who is capable of giving him a ball where he can put it away. People on here laughed at me when I said our midfield was weak and we needed game changers and I was told don't be stupid. Any updates to discuss with the forum?

Thank god there is now a break.

Yorkshire baggie

Premiership players and a clueless league one standard manager, get rid now before this idiot destroys any confidence we have.

Johneboywolves

Errrrrr. Correct me if I'm wrong but he's only just arrived? :-)

The secretary doesn't even know how he likes his tea yet!

Deep breath everyone in Sandwell and suck it up

UTW and KTF

Captain Mardon International

Lower league team, shut up

Johneboywolves

Ha ha. Wait and see dear Sandwell cousin

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

mardy are you in a better mood this morning ?

mcvitiespace

johnboywolves

So if next season the positions are reversed. What exactly will that mean you can claim over us. Enlighten me to what this will actually mean and not what you think it will mean. By that i mean the nonsence of saying it is where we should be and where you should be as that is purely a personal opinion and each fan will think their teamshould be in the premier league. Tell me what it does mean.

Johneboywolves

MuckVitie

Firstly, I mean that I don't mean what you mean when meaning something with a different meaning.

Secondly, your meaning of the word mean may mean something adjacent to my meaning of mean but not exactly the same meaning?

I think that clears things up? :-). If you know what I mean?

UTW and KTF

youngand hungry

Johneboy that made me laugh , we all need a laugh on a Monday morning .

ELDERVO

"Our team of International world cup stars" (JtH and others) led by "the best coach in the UK" (TB) .....Mehh !

Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha,

UTW

Captain Mardon International

Division 2, a lower league. shut up

Rhys.wwfc

We are a championship team, wrong again!

Adam H

Still second division moron

Captain Mardon International

technically division 2 though. In old money that is

youngand hungry

I heard ollson came close to scoring , hit the bar I think .

mcvitiespace

Our team. Exactly who is our team today ELDERVO. Obscure as ever meaningless as ever. Would you buy a second hand car from this man? You certainly would not want him in the trenches with you.

Danish Baggie

The worst 1st half I can remember. Terrible simply. We never seem to hit a red shirt.

Based on today, we must play Ses and Mozza.

Happy with a break to hopefully get players fit.

And can I just say that Brunt had a poor poor game. I leave it at that, guess others are gonna take us trough the details about that issue.

Positives: Gardner, Ses and Mozza. Brown didnt have much support.

Danish.

cosy baggie

danish... I watched the game, but I cannot understand that you say Garder was a positive, I thought he should have been taken off.

Danish Baggie

Fair enough cosy. Opinions I guess. Thought he did well and was one of the better ones of a bad bunch.

I watched the game online.

Yorkshire baggie

AFI....Tic Tock Tick Tock

C.mon JP grow a pair realise a mistake has been made and get rid of this idiot now.

Rhys.wwfc

Irvine in! We are going to leap frog you and take your place in the EPL, then you will be where you belong, outside the top flight.

priceywba....Plymouth..

Hay your funny Rhys.wwfc. Your never going to get in the prim lol....Wolves who came from div 1 and thinks thay are going to get in the prim after winning a few games.....Dont think so lol.

Johneboywolves

What's the prim? Is that the league Sandwell are in? But not for long ha ha

And it's you're and not your - back to school my boy.

UTW and KTF

won it 5 times

It's early days yet so don't get excited Rhys.wwfc . Back to where we belong 78 seasons of top flight football compared to Wolves 63 the facts don't lie.

Captain Mardon International

Good point there.

tjg

Neither does 3 league titles !! That's 1 more than yowwwww lol. Cum back when you'm bigger gorra loff ay ya pmsl

crywolf_once2often

tjg: I'm sorry to have to correct you, but WBA have won only ONE English league championship and that was in 1919-20 season, a cause for great centenary celebrations amongst our neighbours in a few years time. It means the score is now Wolves 3 West Brom 1. Or, looking at it another way, as 'won it 5 times' reminds us a Wolves success rate of 1\21 as against Albion's 1\78 (lower number = better success rate).

mcvitiespace

On what grounds do we belong outside premiership Rhys? Please embellish on this point. At present we are 17th. As you know finishing there means we will still be there next season though i admit being 17th in August is no good if you are 18th in May. It cant be the crowds as we average very much the same. It cant be the head to heads as we are well in front. It cant be the number of seasons spent in top flight as we are about 15 ahead on that. It cant be recent matches between the two teams as we have had upper hand in that for years. It cant be because you are so much wealthier as club because that is just not true. Oh i know its because you won 3 titles back in the 1950s whereas we only won it once in 1920. Get me the phone number for the premier league hierarchy. Do they not realise how devalued there product is not having the mighty Wolves there. In fact lets just put them in the champions league, Forget about having to qualify by first being in the division from which participants are taken. This is the massive Wolves we had 21,500 on saturday and won division 3 last year. It is our right.

Jay

Like I couldn't see that happening I hope these new wingers can create because we look clueless when attacking for me brunt and Dorrans are ok squad players but they never seem to do anything other than run around I suppose I've got to look around and ask my self what other team would they get in and only burnley springs to mind

Rhys.wwfc

Burnly are a better bigger club, I doubt theyd want that dross at there club, should have let Dawson go there though, what a terrible player, litterd with mistakes every game he plays.

Captain Mardon International

Never heard of Burnly I must admit.

youngand hungry

no , but you have heard of a lier .

Royley

Premier league Burnley, unlike some

UptonBaggie

And it is 'their club' back to school eh Dingle. COYB

stemic

I think you need spellcheck !

Jack the Hat

Rhysole,

Manchester United are struggling to get new players fit and gel like Albion are, but they like us will not be relegated.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

karlwolves

WE WIN WHEN WE WANT, WE WIN WHEN WE WANT, WE ARE WOLVERHAMPTON WE WIN WHEN WANT. PMSL. P.S AS IM A 53 YEAR OLD MAN WONT BE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY LOVING IT.

DroitwichBaggie71

53 YO D. H. more like

CantelloRocket 78

DB71,

in reality mate, yer bound to have good days and bad days in football, that's just the way it is - but seeing a whole bunch of over-50 year old wolves fans instantly rushing to the Baggies site, whilst wetting their pants like excited little Schoolkids, is just plain embarrassing on every level - I can only imagine how much their Wives and Girlfriends must be cringing......if they have any, that is.

Johneboywolves

I think the fact is Cantello that for the last 2 seasons we have had Sandwell rash all over the Wolves blogs so be grown up and accept the fact that there's going to be a little bit of feedback.

If you can't take it then don't dish it.

UTW and KTF

CantelloRocket 78

Johneboy-

to be honest, banter's obviously always gonna take place, but like I said the other day, before Wolves started on their relegation 'journey', there were often more of your lot on the Baggies site than Baggies fans - everywhere you looked over here there was loud, arrogant bragging about how 'mossive' yow am, flooding this site out every summer - so when you went down, and shuffled away in a moody strop, there were obviously a few smiles of 'justice' over here-

personally, the only time I went over your side was when Man.City sent you down, and I posted once to sympathise with the decent Wolves fans, but the only reponse I got was someone called 'Realist' snapping at me, and telling me where to go-

gloat if you wanna - at what's actually our first defeat this season - but grow up and act yer age, eh.....???

DroitwichBaggie71

Same here I have never been over to their boards giving it the big one the only time I have been over there is to wish them well.

I don't think I'll be doing it again sad lot.

Karlis

here lenny cantello me old dear i'm 52 and loving it, it may be your first defeat but it won't be your last so i should get used to it!

at the end of the day it's only banter but some of these nerks on here take it too far.

the thing is they should learn if they can't take it then don't dish it out.

Personally i love a good bit of banter and it's a bit of fun having a poke at each other but sometimes it goes a bit too far on both sides but hey that's life.

I'm a bit worried about our old m8 Jack The Hat as he hasn't put up a comment yet..

The Real Bully Hoo.

John.

I read the Wolves blogs but rarely comment and when I do it's not on a wind up.

If you think the one or two Baggies that comment on there is a rash then have a look at some of our old threads, it's the bubonic plague.

I've suggested to our posters that by going over there it's just annoying the 99% of decent Wolves fans over there and does nothing to stop the plonkers that come over here.

So do you really want to make yourself as bad as them?

You say to Rocket, 'grow up and accept it.' That's not what you've done though is it, you've come running over here attempting to wind up the 99% of decent Albion fans that don't go near the Wolves site.

If Rocket and others do the same these sites will deteriorate the way this thread has.

So ask yourself the question you've asked Rocket, are you willing to grow up?

priceywba....Plymouth..

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Kev the Rev in LA

Pricey

Exactly, the best of it is that it's a repeat, again???

Adeu

Johneboywolves

????????

mcvitiespace

I take it you chose to lose 5-1 to us then the last time we met. Part of the big plan eh? Be where you want to be, fall two divisions away and then try and get back there and claim success. Well we were there when you started your fall and have been there ever since. We may be there when you get back, if you get back. But using your logic if we arent or you dont then surely it is just what we want. So we are all happy. By the way that must be a miss-type surely it should be 13 and we dont start back till tuesday

DroitwichBaggie71

Am I logged in now even though it says I am GGGGrrrrrr

Things can only get better, Thank God for the International break sort it out Irvine because you will have no excuses after that, and going by our last 2 performances I'm not holding my breath.

Hate to feel so negative but that was just not good enough sorry sorry display didn't look like they had a clue. Far to slow closing Swansea down, played far to deep AGAIN and not enough energy off the Ball is about all I can say.

Very Disappointed.

karlwolves

SEE YOUR SUPER STAR SCORED AGAIN??????? LMAO

Jay

Please sell Dawson bring McCauley back and play Baird right back until wisdom adapts to the prem we need to pick up points as I don't fancy our chances with 8 games to go

Yorkshire baggie

On a serious note we need a Tony Pulis type manager, defensively we would be organised and strong and despite what people may think we would end playing pretty decent football, Ideye would then I think benefit from someone playing alongside side him not playing as a lone striker with his back to goal.

Rhys.wwfc

Pulis wouldnt come, only goes to bigger clubs.

mcvitiespace

Never managed Wolves has he? Which technically means you are admitting Albion are bigger than Wolves. Your not very bright are you Rhys.

Johneboywolves

Pullis !!!!! Ha ha. That's the funniest message on here.

GET REAL.

Who the hell would want to go to Sandwell Town who has ambition?

You get what you deserve and that's a fact of life. Suck it up and live with it.

9 more months of agony .... it will soon pass :-)

UTW and KTF

DroitwichBaggie71

Joleon Lescott or Chris Wood to name a few........ Did they come to you because your such a mossive club?

Pope

The current England manager for one. You wanna be careful, we might come after Jackett

Johneboywolves

Please wave as we go past in May :-)

UTW and KTF

priceywba....Plymouth..

lololololololololololololololololololololololololol

Johneboywolves

Obviously a very nervy laugh

UTW and KTF

Stanna

It's going to be a tough long season!!!!!

Johneboywolves

No sugar Sherlock ha ha.

UTW and KTF

Rhys.wwfc

Yep. Your the whipping boys of the prem.

Rampton

Going down like a lead balloon.

WolfPad

Thankfully we have a Led Zeppelin lol!

Jay

Karl wolves do 1 and blog with ur championship friends this is only for prem bloggers ur opinion is not valid around here as u have nothing to back u up other than winning in the lower leagues and we would no about that so again do 1 p.s u can't even sign our rejects Chris wood now lmao u muppet

Johneboywolves

We're laughing at you. Live with it!

UTW and KTF

Jay

Ha jokers just remind me the last time u beat us hhhmmmmmmm u will find we always have the last laugh I need say no more

Captain Mardon International

It's all well laughing at us if you are better than us, but your not are you. You could'nt hack it in the Premiership and sank quite quickly. We even give you a gentle spanking on the way down too.

Now you go and enjoy Blackpool lights

youngand hungry

mardy mardy calm down , you cant win every game mate , be nice to win one though .

karlwolves

IF YOU CANT TAKE IT DONT GIVE IT , HE WHO LAFFS LAST LAFF LONGEST AND WE ARE P..S..G ARE SELVES.

Pope

Piddling yaself cause we have lost the same amount of league games as you have except we are playing better teams. Total muppet

sheepinwulfsclothing

The problem is karl ol' boy is that it isn't last laugh time yet. When it is I don't think that you will be laughing.

DTW & FO

superwestbrom

Dreadful performance its no way near good enough .we re supposed to av the best coach in the country according to the club wel e needsvto show it sharpish.

Johneboywolves

Nice spelling and grammar! Impressive

UTW and KTF

The Real Bully Hoo.

He's one of yours.

Johneboywolves

Old gold and black and loving it.

UTW and KTF

priceywba....Plymouth..

Give Steve Clarke a ring..

Lesterwolf

Hello Jack the Hat or are you still on our website?

Not a good result although Swansea are a decent side and won't lose many games at home.

Could not resist the chance to see whether Jack was at home

DroitwichBaggie71

You Dogheads are so Pathetic, still living in our shadow even if we loose every game until the end of the season we will still finish above you. FACT.

COYB Boing Boing!!!

Johneboywolves

Pitiful response. Like a little girl slapping back.

UTW and KTF

DroitwichBaggie71

No what is a pity is you lot really are delusional you never learn.

Johneboywolves

2nd girly slap ha ha.

UTW and KTF

Jay

u need help Like a little girl girl slapping back ! Great come back

karlwolves

NEVER BE IN YOUR SHADOW, OUR TROPHY ROOM IS BULGING OUR TEAM DOESNT HAVE ANY PRIMA DONNAS , ALL YOU HAVE TO SHOW IS A BULGING BANK BALANCE AND FOR WHAT PREMIERSHIP RELEGATION FODDER. LMAO

DroitwichBaggie71

Tell us something you haven't already told us a million times already YAWN......... and here we STILL are above you looking down.

Johneboywolves

Yeps. Looking over your shoulder.

UTW and KTF

Captain Mardon International

Thats because youv'e had to terminate their contracts as nobody wants them? your'e not very bright are you

tjg

Seeing as I'm feeling a tad sorry for ya tell ya what, I'll educate u a little about living in shadows yeah ?? EVERY football club in the world are judged on league titles ok :-) wolves v tes = 3-2. You comprehending yet ?? So, until you win your league title two times, you will ALWAYS be in the proverbial shadow. Glad to help out :-) oh, and, hahahahahahaha

South Wales Baggie

I was at the game and have just arrived home. I live near Cardiff so easier for me!!

First half we were poor (same as last year in the same fixture). This time Swansea punished us twice rather than once, and deservedly went in 2-0 up at half-time. There were problems all across the park but the midfield wasn't working for me and Foster's communication was suspect for at least one of the goals, although they both involved bad defensive errors. Brunt giving the ball away weakly with a poor clearance for the second goal. Not much changed second half really. We never created much, and Brown Adeye was not given any support - especially in what was a 4-5-1 for the first half.

I wouldn't blame AI for everything though, but his tactics are cautious, maybe too much so. We have to play a different formation and tempo at home?!?!

I thought Craig Dawson was Albion's best defender, and Sess' did add some creativity when he came on, as did Mozzer. For me those two should always start if fit. Berahino showed a couple of flashes, nothing more. Many of the crosses, corners and free kicks were not good enough at this level.

I am listening to Radio 5 (606) as I write this and Robbie Savage is already saying that AI will not last. I think that is RIDICULOUS given that it is August 30. Yes Albion only have 2 points from 3 games. I think AI and the staff deserve to have at least 10 games with a settled squad, or best XI before any conclusions are drawn.

colindbaggie

The first sensible post on here well said.

COYB.

rings123

true I agree

youngand hungry

are you sure you haven't copied and pasted the match report , reads word for word to me , and its your first post .

South Wales Baggie

Young and Hungry, sorry you are not a very good detective. I was at the game and these are my own words. I was in seat N58.

EuraP Rick

You can read?

The Real Bully Hoo.

Good post South Wales amongst the hysteria.

Like I said on the other thread, I can understand the Wulfies gloating as it's been a long long time since they've had anything at all to shout about but the 'Airplane' Italian passengers amongst our own fans is pathetic.

dan.wba

whats the betting that '''unfit''' samaras and varela play in the euro qualifiers???

strange how players like eto'o and di maria just signed and are involved straight away! what is irvine playing at? odemwingie bought the day before played and scored! i fail to see how pro footballers can be that unfit sounds like nonsense to me!

Kev the Rev in LA

pan

"sounds like nonsense to me", the same as yowa post then?

Captain Mardon International

Ok I have to be careful how I word this as I will be berated for it. When Alan Irvine was appointed I questioned what he would bring to the club? I'm still waiting for that answer. After his awful record as a head coach I thought it was a mistake to appoint him for a Premiership club. I was told to go away and not to be so negative, in many different ways by many different fans on here.

Now, I'm going to put this down to our current team not being good enough (which will explain why we were so bad last season). However come one months time and having signed 11 new players but still playing awful and in the relegation zone, I will be well within my right to go back to my original theory that Alan Irvine is NOT good enough for West Bromwich Albion. Until then I will remain calm and support him.

Up the baggies and keep going dogheads. You are still in a lower league than us. Jealousy is hard to admit, but deep down you all know we are better than w01ve5.

Kev the Rev in LA

Like a praying mantis waiting too pounce!!!!

Captain Mardon International

Kev, Look it's entirley up to me what I think, after all we live in a democratic union. You can think what you want about my opinion of Alan Irvine. Nobody is right or wrong until the season is over. If we pick up soon and start playing football then I will as always hold my hands up and admit my judgment was wrong. I'm not waiting to pounce, don't be so stupid. I just happen to love my team and believe we have the worst possible coach in the UK. I really want us to do well.

Sadly you are too wrapped up in your own thoughts to realise that we could well be in a very very bad position soon if this continues. I am hoping after the international break that we start playing some good football.

Kev the Rev in LA

Capt

I am looking and I can't find where I've said you cannot have an opinion, think or post what you like.

The difference between me and you is I choose too wait and see, not jump in before the season had even started with totally unhelpful, negative comments and always with a pessimistic outlook which IMO helps no one.

Now we come to your final ramblings, how the chuck do you know what I'm sadly wrapped up in? You don't know hay from a bull foot when it comes too my thoughts, chuck me?, r'dow know what I'm talkin' about half the time so yove got no chuckin' chance.

But I do realise that we could also be in a fair , good or very good position soon if this does not continue but after 3 games I'll keep any thought that I can understand to myself.

Thank you and goodnight

Adeu

Captain Mardon International

Re kev your last post to me. Kev that statement above is obviously swipe at me due to my opinion, so it's obvious you do think my opinion isn't valid. You are unhappy that I am not in line with what you think. Do you see me making snide remarks about those who believe he is a good coach? NO you don't, because I understand that you are different to me. it's your choice what you think about Alan Irvine. It's also my right to express my views on Alan Irvine on here too.

Kev the Rev in LA

See below

youngand hungry

mardy I don't think kev likes you .

Loyal one

Boo hoo hoo CMI Gorra loff aye u ;-)

DroitwichBaggie71

I think it's fair to hold fire on the criticism until Christmas, after that knowing JP he'll swing the axe if AI isn't up to the task. We are in transition atm and I know it's hard to stay grounded when we loose in that fashion but we have to keep the faith until then. Like you I'm not convinced either but he deserves at least to be able to pick the team he has put together once they are available and had at least a half a dozen games together before we hang draw and quarter him. It may still turn out all right.

Captain Mardon International

Thats what I'm hoping mate, I just get the feeling he is not that inspiring tbh. I still don't know what his football philosophy is? attack? lots of passing? defend? what? I just can't see a pattern in our play.

Rhys.wwfc

Thats because there isnt one.

DroitwichBaggie71

it's hard for him to play attacking football without attacking players to do so, once we have our winger's up to speed he will have no excuses, I live in hope that that will be his philosophy because if it's sit back soak up the pressure and hit them on the break we are going down. It's still early days so lets just hope he delivers eventually although early signs are not very inspiring.

youngand hungry

their`s that word again HOPE , you best hope you don't draw us in fa cup .

youngand hungry

maybe father Christmas will bring you a new manager .

Royley

What about that Kenny Jacket? Mind you, he'll be Manchester United's manager then won't he?

Baggiepip

Christmas! Christmas! That would be too late!

Get rid of this very poor appointment now and get Pulis in (I said go after him yonks ago!) After such a bad last season, Pulis would have stabilised matters on and off the pitch.

We need to get rid of Brunt - what does he offer the team?

We need to get rid of Olsson, he becoming the next Ridgewell.

Dawson ain't good enough either.

Play two up front as well!

StepsAscending

You've been in transition since Roy Hodgson left

youngand hungry

mardy I stood by you mate , it was the committee who berated you , I still stand by you , bet you would sooner be in the trenches with me .

The Real Bully Hoo.

Captain.

The team that went out today was cobbled together from what is available. Davidson is a good example, he played in the World Cup, had a break and was late coming to us. Then he played the full game plus extra time mid week I'm sure the plan was to play Poco today but due to injury Jason had to play again. He's no slouch but Dyer was giving him the run around, ask yourself why, could it be that he needed longer to recover.

He's not the only one, Mozza is still getting his fitness back after an operation, Ideye is still getting up to pace and it goes on. I'm glad at that you're now giving the manager a bit of leeway as it was a bit harsh wanting him sacked before he'd got his feet under the desk.

Kev the Rev in LA

Trbhoo

Can o'come to yowa house for some lessons in diplomacy please mar mate?

Adeu

Jpe59

Can anyone answer these questions.

Having a head coach does not work, who wants to see a manager installed, a football man.

Why is Chris Brunt 1. Picked to play at all? 2. Why is he the captain when his contribution on the field is non existent. 3. Why do we still have sub standard coaches behind the scenes that were partially responsible for the rubbish last year.

This is shambolic, we are signing players I have never heard of, players who are past it, players who are not premiership standard, where are all the exciting signings, oh I know they have gone to rival clubs, and finally we sell our best striker for 6 million, he scores 4 goals for Hull and then is sold for 12 million, Mr Pearce maybe now you will concede you made a mistake letting this young man go. Didn't get the best deal after all did you.

Kev the Rev in LA

59'er

Too much parc I ay got time too answer it all.

frogbaggie

Is this a case of donkeys being led by an ass?

Kev the Rev in LA

Froggy

Hee Hee!

Kev the Rev in LA

May I remind yo lot that the ony put down yo ay tried is "mar dad's bigga than yowa dad". I know yove all bin busy re-pastin' all the standards and it's seems yo forgot the best un.

Adeu

Kev the Rev in LA

Didn't watch the match but seems we never recovered from a shockin' start, so wrap it up, file it and more on too the next.

We lost to a better team who have got off to a flyer, don't see the point of gettin' in a tizzy after 3 games.

Well done to the Dingles seems they've med a good start, but again a bit early to be gettin' yaself in a frenzy.

Adeu

Kev the Rev in LA

might even move!

rings123

today was real bad day our midfield did not create a thing glad there is a break hope by then all players brought to the club will be fit to play when they are then 10 matches to judge Irvine if no big improvement I am sure JP will act but until then he is having to do with mostly the same squad as last season and I think we all know they were not good enough to my dingle friends and yes I do have some that was a very good win today but please it a long season so don't go over the top just yet but I state again 10 matches after the internatonal break will decide Irvine future

The View From Baggy Bottom

Well, that's taken the shine off my weekend, but Swansea are looking very good and are brimming with confidence. That's not to excuse our poor performance though, we need to improve, and fast. We need to get the new players up to speed and into the starting eleven very quickly now or confidence will drain away before we even get started. It's a concern that we are three weeks into the season and most of the new players are still not fit enough to be fully involved. The whole process has been too slow and it's about time we had a full compliment of players available.

I'm confident that there is quality in depth amonst the new arrivals, but we need them on the pitch, pronto. We have been nowhere near seeing our best starting eleven yet and I would hope that when they are all available, we will see a massive improvement. We need to see improvement sooner rather than later, but it will come.

It's tough being in the Premier League, something you would think our nearest and sneerist should well remember, as they couldn't and never have been able to hack it. Never mind, it's a well known fact that those who have got nothing to shout about, shout the loudest. There's a long way to go yet!!!

Boing Boing!!

TVFB♥B

youngand hungry

boggiebottom if its not an excuse why you mention it ?

Mboy

4 points down on the corresponding fixtures from last season. I hope we can pick up some points soon!!

jonathan.willetts.3

We have two weeks off now before the Everton game. As a supporter I would want to see a vastly improved Albion performance, and no lame excuses of no pre-season for some players. For me that's a bit of a BS excuse. They're, ahem, "professional athletes", so they should be able to perform to some reasonable capacity, even if only for 45 mins. We have a lot of new players, so maybe a name introduction would be a good start. We were very poor today, and to me some players looked disinterested, and as I said before, Brunt is no captain. We need a leader on the pitch. COYB

baggiebornandbred

having watched the game back im pretty glad i didnt travel, im afraid im having to join the brunt out brigade that guy is simply not a premier league footballer anymore, hes not a leader, not a winger, not a winger, not a left back he is down right poor and to say that bloke is leading our team when i think of ths many great albion captains there have been i take pity,

second of all all these new lads havent just fitness to contend with they have a much more physical and tactical premier league to play in and we havent got the time to faf around adapting, these lads need to hit

the ground running, a lot of that team to today go tore to shreds by a club that has only been established 3 years, which brings me back to my not aggressive enough points theres not point in 9 games in daying right we are now ready for the season albion have to aggreavive in the market, again this year i hope we are let off to learn mistakes, albion have to be cut throat with business

youngand hungry

bbb not to worry he as only signed a 3 yr contract .

gorra loff ay ya .

BrierleyHillOriginalBaggie

LOL!!

Is their site down,or are they just all over here

I just knew it as we had lost

It happens every year (the clown season) normally starts to go quiet by Christmas

I ask you a 53 yr old posting and acting like a primary school kid

Embarrassing to their club and intelligent decent supporters

A little bit of harmless banter doesn't hurt or offend, but they always have one or two to take it to the next level

Loyal one

Boo hoo :-D

rings123

now now b/h baggie don't lose your temper and always remember there are wordsley baggies now question 1 who am I question 2i know your dad

but you are right the dingles do get a bit excited don't they lol

Lincswolf

I have to agree. Had to tell him to grow up a few times on our page.

I'm not going to crow just yet, it's a long, long season and Swansea are in great form. I don't think Routledge could hit another like that again.

Anyway... I hope you stay up...

Until we send you down.

The Real Bully Hoo.

Hi Lincs, can we swap you and Stoke for some of our own?

Max Wall Heath Baggie

Alan Irvine just like Pepe Mel should never have been appointed. This season is already in crisis and JP needs to act. Give this bloke to December and it will be too late.

Captain Mardon International

I'd say November at the most personally. It could be too late by December.

Kev the Rev in LA

Capt Hangim

And that ain't waitin' too pounce??????????????????

I think Capt speak with forked tongue!

smethwickbaggie

Well said Max. I agree.

ZIDANE

TAXI FOR IRVINE

Woodman Corner Jake

Woeful, utterly woeful.. No redeeming factors and no positives can be taken from the game. Frankly, we made Swansea - a middling Premier League side - look marvellous.

However, there are two saving graces for me......firstly I get to spend the weekend with friends and former colleagues in Swansea where I worked many many years ago....tomorrow walking the dogs on the Gower; idyllic. Secondly, reading the smug Dingles....I have a wonderful recipe for Humble Pie, which they will need sooner rather than later.......none of their squad would get close to being on our bench, let alone a starting eleven. Enjoy it while you can, Numpties.......come Xmas you'll be squealing a different tune.

Rhys.wwfc

I'll hold you to that, we are a team on the up and your a team on the way down.

rings123

silly man or boy

Buckswolf

Not long till the FA cup draw Woodman lad - bet you'll be having a few sleepless nights hoping the Dingles don't come over and give your expensive underachievers a football lesson! UTW

The Real Bully Hoo.

Like you did with Northampton?

Johneboywolves

I'd put good money on Wolves beating Sandwell if we are drawn together. I know which set of supporters would be more nervous and it wouldn't be us.

UTW and KTF

EuraP Rick

Like we were dreading the league cup drawer. Oh that's correct you gave northampton's under achievers a football lesson!! UTB

youngand hungry

so will I .

stemic

To all the Wolves fans that have flooded our site tonight,congratulations on a very fine win today !

youngand hungry

thank you Stemic , its about time we had some praise .

bomber hat trick

It must be incredibly dull down Molinyuk that so many dingles swarm to the Baggies link to gloat. The season is 3 games in, 35 to go, or 40+ in the lower divisions. Let's wait and see how the league tables look in May, 2015.

haza89

yeah bored of winning

SEATTLE WOLF

Wolf in peace...

Hang in there Baggies. It's only three games. New gaffer and half a squads worth of new players, many top internationals. Have to give it proper time to gel. Saying that Irvine needs to be sacked - right now - after such a short spell is a little harsh in my humble opinion.

Hope things get better, while feeling sorry that you have to put up with "some" of the OG&B that comes over here with such petulance and immaturity in their posts. You would think we all could figure out how to rise above.

UTMW!

1877wolf

'top internationals?' nobody has mentioned or even heard of them before Albion signed them, its a huge risk with English football experience and none of them made a name for themselves at the world cup.

10million for a bloke who has played the full games v Wolves under 21's, 120 minutes v Oxford Utd, Southampton and Swansea is not looking good so far but when you have a Solicitor buying players and a bloke stepping up from youth football coaching them it's a huge gamble!

sheepinwulfsclothing

A huge gamble is putting Clipboard Connor then Stale Bacon then Dim Saunders in charge.

CantelloRocket 78

Seattle,

thanks my friend, it's refreshing to see a mature, intelligent post inbetween the juvenile rantings and illiterate scrawlings of the neaderthal mob-

what it's really telling us is that these idiots must've been twisted up in pain and envy for so long at Albion's higher position in recent years, that a couple of results their way sends them into a fit of uncontrollable excitement, resulting in 50 year old 'fans' acting like immature, spotty schoolkids - nothing short of embarrassing.

As for the Baggies, yes, without doubt a poor performance, but away from home against a good footballing side, and as you indicate, we have both important established players AND around half a dozen new signings not currently available - only when our 'assets' enter the picture, and begin to familiarise themselves with each other's game, can we get a clearer idea of how things will develop as we move through the season, one that's only really just begun.

The Real Bully Hoo.

Seattle.

As you know, the ones you are referring to are as welcome on the Wolves site as they are over here. Credit to you, Lincs and Stoke Wolf's mature attitudes and 1877 here is having a little dig but he's doing it in a grown up way so no problem with that either.

Thanks for your post but I don't see things changing until Wolves hit a bad patch which will give us some relief but be bad for the decent Wulfies, the eternal Catch 22.

Robert

Its going to be a long hard season at the Hawthorns. Cant see them getting out of the bottom end at all. Mind you its the second season theyve been in that position so nothing new.

do lallytap

That was the worst Albion display I have seen in years.

Look, I have been saying for weeks Brunt should NOT be captain, in fact he should NOT be on the pitch and it speaks volumes that when he left the pitch we played better.

I was the first one to say lets give Irvine a chance and after yesterdays performance my liking to his ways, tactics, formations and substitutions has waned, there was a point after they scored their 2nd goal where he turned round to the bench and shrugged his shoulders with his arms outstretched in sheer desperation.

Kick Downing off the bench, there is no need for him to be there with his bits of paper flapping in the air walking up and down towards Irvine,....Irvine has his number 2 , Downing is just an irritating distraction.

Why the hell isn't Sess starting, he is a game changer, he is an attacking force and what the hell is this 4-4-1-1 carp....those 1-1 up front (Berahino and Brown) just can't hack it, it was a shambles.

Berahino, drop him....Brown (I will come onto him in a bit)....Drop him...Dorrans....Drop him...Brunty...Kick him out of town NOW....Olsson...Drop him.

Right, whoever was responsible for paying 10m for Brown should have his bank account cleared and put towards that fee and then kicked out of West Bromwich Albion.

Buying a virtually unknown player for 10m off the back of a video is a disgrace and I am asking questions to if we have been involved with some scam, some wind up because take it from me, HE IS NOT A 2nd DIVISION PLAYER, let alone a Prem player.

Berahino is a shadow of himself, he is all washed out and useless and we all really know why don't we, a young man influenced by outside people who will drop him in the gutter when he loses the lot.

Olsson, he was at fault for 2 of those goals yesterday and after being on the pitch for close on 25 mins warming up why didn't he know the pitch was slippy, he was the only one and as soon as Lescott is fit bring him AND Gary Mc back into the team and drop the other 2.

Dorrans, I like Dorrans, I really do but in all honesty he is a Championship player along with a few more of them.

Right...Irvine, we could all see, even after 10 mins Brunty was struggling, not only Physically but mentally, his head had gone and after 15 mins Morrison looked like he was coming on, he was stripped ready to come on but Irvine left it, in fact Morrison spent the rest of the first half warming up and we could not believe it when they came out the 2nd half and Brunty was still on the pitch....amazing !!!

He was a liability for all of the time he was on the pitch and there was a time where Davidson had 3 players to deal with and Brunty just stood there watching, we all saw it, all the Albion fans were screaming for him to get involved but he just stood there, his head has gone and shame on Irvine for not dealing with it

Now, we have a lot of players who are on the fringe of coming into the team, for the love of got GET THEM IN NOW, Samras, Lescott, Blanco, Gamboa, spend the next 2 weeks training, training and training, make them hungry, make them want it, MOTIVATE them but get them in otherwise it's curtains I'm afraid but the most important part of this sorry story is WE MUST TAKE DOWNING OUT OF THE EQUATION ALTOGETHER, along with Brunt.

I went, I spent over £100 on tickets, I spent nearly £90 on coach travel, I spent 3 hours getting there and 3 hours getting back, I spent over £40 on food and drinks....Theres my input, where is the players input ?

Worst case scenario....Irvine struggles along, gets booted and Downing takes over.....which is what I have said was the idea all along.

It's OK Brunty saying the dressing room was dead when Pepe was here, well the playing field was dead and take it from me it was THAT BAD yesterday that people were screaming to get Pepe back, at least we were entertained and I really do think if Pepe was allowed to stay with his own staff and with all of this dead wood GONE we would be in a better place than what we are now.

It's not very pretty to watch, in fact it was as bad as when Brian Talbot was here and Alan Buckley....It's gone and it aye half gonna take some getting back.

WILL WE EVER LEARN ??

Jack the Hat

do lallytap,

Just one point, if you mean crap say it and stop insulting Koi.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

John B

Do lallytap

Really good post, i can feel your frustration and cannot argue with any of your points. We have a cracking squad on paper but i do not think A.I is the man to guide them into a team on the pitch. He should be given 6/8 matches to improve and then a decision made about his future. This was supposed to be an easy start to the season but is not turning out that way

Pope

Not that this post will get through but i had to reply Do.

I take you at face value that you do indeed go and i admire that you do. Dedication is commendable BUT every post you put on here is negative. You target a player and relentlessly pursue that player, complaining and criticizing said player with no even perspective at all. First Ridgewell, now Brunt and Ollson.

I cannot believe that you are slaughtering Brown after only his first league start yet cannot see how poor Davidson was all game. Dyer was his man yet he scored twice. Suppose that was Brunts fault. One thing you cannot criticize Brunt for is a lack of effort. I will say Brown didn't do a lot but to be fair to him, we were barely out of our half.

If you think Dorrans is just "championship" standard then you failed to watch him for the back end of last season and when he first broke into the team, which was, btw, in the Prem under Mowbray. Dorrans problem is he is better playing deep where he can get on the ball more and influence the game. My opioion of course.

As for dropping Ollson, just have a look how many games we have won without him since he signed....thats all that needs to be said on that subject.

i agree that Brunt needs to come out of the team, he slows the play down and Sessegnon gives us much more thrust going forward.

oh and Alan Buckley played some of the most attractive football since Ossie Ardiles, he just didn't trust himself with players and just kept signing ones he already knew. The first season under him was great stuff, Taylors diving header v Wolves on night match? Brian Talbots stuff was shocking though.

As for Downing, i agree he needs to go. A new man should be able to choose his staff.

simmo54

Do lally

That was a heartfelt post.

I can concur with a great deal of what you have said. There are similar occurances from lat season. ( of the 11 that started were from last year and we still have the "BOOKENDS" KD and DK from last year too. This is the time for AI to stand up and make his own decisions and blow thoswe 2 x jokers out. JP said he had listened and learnt from his mistakes from last season - yet he continues to make more. Brunty should never have been made captain - it was time for a complete clean sweep and WHY, WHY WHY did we give him a 3 year contract?????

AI was the wrong appointment but I said we judge him after 6 Prem league games . COME ON AI this is your moment take it.

Kev the Rev in LA

Do

It's so uncouth too talk about money!

Adeu

SEATTLE WOLF

Wolf in peace...

1877 & Friendly Albion Foes, I grew up with parents and a sports culture here in the States of playing hard, playing fair and maintaining sportsmanship above all else. Seriously. Most of my coaches wanted there to be an intrinsic value of decency and sportsmanship center to what was behind our competing to win...NOT at all costs if it involved lowering ourselves to being "poor sports," or "poor losers," both the ultimate in disrespect from your peers and competition, if you or your team were referred to as such.

Same applies to my adult life in business and everything else, if life in general; get in these pages and hold a steady line, and a modicum of respect for others, even the "old foe," if you like.

Deep down, were not all that different.

Cheers and UTMW!

Jack the Hat

Nothing positive to report this morning apart from Swansea's stewards are well and their Dugouts and Advert boards are still intact.

Morning all you Dog~Head Double~Droppers! nice to see you enjoying yourselves for a change a very unique occasion for you all, indeed, it gives us Baggies a welcome break from ' Loffin ' at you lot for years as it was getting quite tedious.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

old golds worth more

Keep playing like, that and its us who are going to find it tedious to keep laughing at you lot. Didn't see any comments from you on our page about yesterdays match either, whys that? Keeping your head down are we?

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~DOWN.

Jack the Hat

old gold,

I never discus Albion matches on the dark side, so wrong again ay we?.

BOING~~~~BOING~~~~J♣H.

Johneboywolves

Jack, sorry for the personal question but where were you born and where do you live now?

UTW and KTF

curlybaggie

Jack did you have to do that? You are just goading them to come back at you, you are as bad as they are mate.

Rhys.wwfc

Hit the nail on the head with this post, Jack Hat started all this aswell. Dont forget. :)

Johneboywolves

Correct and correct.

Don't spell it out to Jack though. He must a bit depressed? Understandable though.

Don't forget all you Baggies fans, you could always go up the road a few miles and support the Villa?

UTW and KTF

Old Wulfrunian

Good morning to you too Jack. I thought it a tad unusual to see you in such magnanimous form the day after a sound beating but you didn’t disappoint by immediately reverting to your tried and trusted ‘Mr Nasty’ persona.

You didn’t respond to your castigation by Farmer Ted a few days for your worsening grammatical presentations, advancing years I suspect, but I’m afraid there is even more bad news for you. The meaning of the word ‘unique’ is apparently lost on you so I’ve pasted a dictionary definition as follows:-

‘being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else’

You used this word when you said “nice to see you enjoying yourselves for a change a very unique occasion for you all”.

So far in 2014 we have won 21 league games. WBA have won 4. You say yesterday’s situation [where we won and you lost] is unique but I’m sure if I had the time and inclination, which I don’t, I would find many more examples of this so called ‘unique’ occurrence during this timeframe.

Let’s be straight about this. WBA are in a league that we aspire to reach and during last season and a bit of this one we have started that ascent with some success. While we remain in a lower league it is reasonable to expect that we will win more games than you do and this being so it is NOT unique.

I wouldn't normally gloat over the defeat of local rivals but you personally make it such a pleasure for me and a few others over here who, like you, do not share my views on good banter and intelligent remarks.

Bath Baggie

I do not get to watch live games these days but watch every match on Sky Sports so although I comment, I appreciate it is not like watching the game live where you see far more of players positional play.

We appear to be following the same pattern as last year, very slow build up's enabling the opposition to get back behind the ball and failing to have a "can opener" who can hit the telling pass to open a defence. I was opposed to AI becoming manager but have accepted the fact and we must get on with it, he probably has not had much input into the purchasing of the players and he is a coach rather than a manager, therefore he has to operate with the players at his disposal.

Last season we gave away a lot of free kicks in dangerous positions and gave the ball away too easily. No improvement, Brunt's clearance was a schoolboy action. wouldn't criticise too much of Dawson's header has he was left in a hopeless position. Olsson'sboot fiasco was another schoolboy error, who in this day and age would not select the correct footwear.

Bath Baggie

Oops cut myself off

There is still too much baggage from last year - Brunt should be dropped, Dorrans selected only for certain games as he is capable of opening up the game but lacks pace,, same with Berahino as he is still a youngster.

We need to see the two new wingers who hopefully will have pace because this is what we lack. The majority of the Prem clubs have pacy players. note Swansea yesterday, we currently have very few. We have to attack at a much faster pace and support the front runner.

I would be interested to see Lescott and G Mc play together at the back, I think they would be more solid than Dawson & Olsson but I still would prefer to see those two with either Daws & Olsson with two wing backs. I believe we have the full backs in the squad to try this system. Perhaps Sess alongside Ideye , the two new wingers with Mulumbo. This would result in a new look team.

Have heart Baggie Boys we are not down and out yet there is a long way to go and we have new faces to see.

I will not respond to the Dingles comments as I am not interested in thier comments or football team and suggest wwe totally boycott responding to them in the hope they go away.

Stourbaggie

Why are all these dingles so interested in us they must be so jealous of us being in the prem. They won a few games and there world beaters all of a sudden.They do think you get promotion in August wait till March and some club will pip you again.

Jackett the Hat

You've mistakenly added a 'T' to your username .

sponge

I will keep it brief as I find some of the stuff on here frankly tiresome...

Droitwich baggie name a pub for a beer I am not too far from you and you sound intelligent enough for a beer or two to rattle about our club.

Lets keep it calm lads only a couple of weeks in eh?? We have been here before with uninspiring managerial appointments...Buckley,Smith,Little,Saunders,....and initially Mr Megson...Mr Irvine is not for me to be honest. I would love to see a clean broom swept throughout the place taking staff and certain players who are too comfortable with it..but lets get real its not happening till at least Christmas if things continue the way they are. I hope as a loyal fan and somebody who has literally put his toes against the enemy for our club in the 90s, that I am wrong and Alan sorts it out when everybody is ready for game day..

One last note,..

Young and hungry.....I tell you now kiddo I am sure I encountered your baby milk provider on my latest internet dating adventure..her user name was OLD AND FULL??..

Just a thought

colindbaggie

Good post sponge as I have said before the season is a marathon and not a sprint.

Patience is required by fans and players alike, this team needs to gel.

The international break is here now when play resumes I have a feeling that we will see a new improved side.

Nearly fourty years following them it will get better.

COYB.

youngand hungry

spongy you mean you have to go on dating sites to meet a woman you must be sooooooooooooooo ugly .

DroitwichBaggie71

Sponge sorry mate only just read your post, I'm actually living in Bromsgrove now my name sort of stuck so couldn't be bothered to change it, If that's close enough for you I'd be happy to meet up for a drink and a chin wag about our club, I'm also a season ticket holder in the BRE so if you are to maybe we can meet there to make arrangements.......OLD and FULL lol.

Boing Boing!!!