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Reading v Albion match preview Albion will face Reading at the Madejski Stadium in the Sky Bet Championship on Easter Monday.

Tosin Adarabioyo speaks out following West Brom's crucial win over Hull City West Brom all but confirmed their place in the play-offs with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Hull City at The Hawthorns on Good Friday. The Baggies took the lead on the day through Kieran Gibbs after an assist from Tosin Adarabioyo, before the Tigers responded with two, quick-fire goals from Todd Kane.

Albion v Hull City match highlights Highlights of Albion's dramatic 3-2 victory over Hull City at The Hawthorns on Good Friday.

The Tilehurst End Weekend Preview: West Brom Spirits are high on The Tilehurst End Weekend Preview podcast on this sunny Easter Bank Holiday, with Reading drawing with Bristol City to edge ever closer to Championship safety.

'Hero' West Brom player ratings as Albion win at home again Conor Bursnell hands out his marks and verdicts.

Here's when the Championship play-offs semi-finals & final take place Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough currently occupy the play-off spots.

Reading boss Jose Gomes keeps Yakou Meite fresh for West Brom clash Yakou Meite is set to make his second Reading start in four days when the Royals face West Brom. The Ivory Coast forward has hit five goals in five games, including the strike that sealed the 1-1 draw at Bristol City on Good Friday. Boss Jose Gomes withdrew the 23-year-old just past the hour on Friday, keeping him fresh to face the Baggies.

Momentum key for Kieran Kieran Gibbs says accumulating momentum is important for the Baggies as they bring their league campaign to an end.

"Should be the new manager's transfer priority" - Should WBA sign £10.8m-rated ace? - verdict - FootballFanCast.com Additionally, if Gayle becomes decisive in Salomon Rondon's transfer to Newcastle, the Baggies should definitely keep hold of the Venezuelan and send Gayle back to Tyneside." "It should be the new manager's transfer priority.

5 Shots & 1 Key Pass Sees West Brom Man Stand Out Against Hull City With interim head coach Jimmy Shan adding to his backroom team in midweek and bringing Steven Reid back to the club as an assistant, West Bromwich Albion fans actually had something to properly celebrate after our more recent weeks.

Gayle buoyed by Baggies backing Dwight Gayle says the support he receives from Albion fans provides him with all the motivation he needs in front of goal.

Our quality shone through’ - Shan Jimmy Shan says Albion’s “quality shone through” in the closing moments of Friday’s 3-2 victory over Hull City at The Hawthorns.

West Brom 3 Hull City 2: Albion fans hail Dwight Gayle as the Baggies best the Tigers - VIDEO West Brom fans spoke with Luke Hatfield following their 3-2 win over Hull City.

West Brom 3 Hull City 2: Matt Wilson and Luke Hatfield discuss win and playoff race - VIDEO Watch Matt Wilson and Luke Hatfield discuss West Brom's 3-2 win over Hull, and debate how they'll get on in the playoffs.

James Shan wants Dwight Gayle peaking for the play-offs Caretaker boss James Shan wants to make sure deadly Dwight Gayle peaks at the right time for the play-offs.

Report: Galatasaray interested in West Bromwich Albion-owned Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon Salomon Rondon, on loan at Newcastle United from West Bromwich Albion, is reportedly on the radar of Galatasaray. According to Takvim, Galatasaray are interested in signing West Bromwich Albion-owned Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon in the summer transfer window.

Shan Identifies Key West Brom Man But Wants To Focus On The Team After Win West Bromwich Albion were given home soil advantage for today's Good Friday Championship clash with Hull City at The Hawthorns.

'Thought of playing him up front?' - Training footage leaves many WBA fans in absolute awe - FootballFanCast.com West Brom fans have been reacting to a video of James Shan hitting the crossbar in training.

Gayle sends message to play-off rivals as West Brom claim Hull win WBA welcomed the Tigers to The Hawthorns on Good Friday.

Albion 3 Hull City 2 Dwight Gayle took his tally for the season to 24 goals with a brace as Albion came from behind to see off Hull City 3-2 on Good Friday.

What West Brom and Birmingham City could seal on Monday An action-packed day in the Championship has affected the situation at both ends of the table.

Heartbreak for Hull City as West Brom take the spoils - 30 second verdict Philip Buckingham reports on a defeat which has surely ended City's play-off hopes.

The West Brom and Hull City teams Shan and Adkins have picked WBA welcome the Tigers to The Hawthorns.

'That's his career finished' - These West Brom fans gutted after major club update - FootballFanCast.com West Brom fans have been reacting to an injury update for Gareth Barry.

This is how West Brom fans feel about an Aston Villa playoff clash WBA and AVFC are on a collision course for the end of season playoffs.

Championship table LATEST: How standings look with Leeds, Aston Villa, West Brom in action Norwich vs Sheffield Wednesday. Preston vs Ipswich. QPR vs Blackburn. Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest. Swansea vs Rotherham. West Brom vs Hull.

Shan must revert to old Moore tactic to get the best out of West Brom's key men - opinion - FootballFanCast.com West Brom must stay with a three-man defence to get the best out of two of their key men.

I feel at home’ - Reidy Steven Reid has settled in quickly after answering Jimmy Shan’s call to provide some coaching assistance in the weeks ahead.

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Some West Brom Fans Fear The Worst After Wednesday Reveal Yesterday afternoon West Bromwich Albion confirmed that former England midfielder Gareth Barry would soon undergo surgery to correct a knee problem he's been struggling with since the beginning of last March.

"Get Him Registered To Play" - Some Reason For Cheer At West Brom This Week West Bromwich Albion confirmed yesterday that Steven Reid has been welcomed back to The Hawthorns with open arms, with him now assisting interim head coach Jimmy Shan for the remainder of the 2018/19 campaign.

West Brom ace on the advantage they hold over Leeds and Sheffield United WBA are almost guaranteed a spot in the top six.

West Brom suffer cruel injury setback as Shan looks for a 'fairytale' ending All the latest WBA news from BirminghamLive.

West Brom caretaker boss Jimmy Shan aiming for "fairytale" finish to the season Shan has been handed the managerial reins to the end of the campaign.

James Shan: The man to right West Brom's wrongs - FootballFanCast.com West Brom must try and ensure long term stability from next season.

Daniel Farke in the saddle as Norwich gallop to the finishing line - Stuart James Despite a limited budget, Norwich top an unpredictable Championship and are heading for promotion.

Albion PL2 1 Southampton PL2 1 Albion fought back from a goal behind to earn a 1-1 draw with PL2 Division Two title-contenders Southampton on Thursday afternoon.

Gayle: Goals equal good service Dwight Gayle puts his horde of goals this season down to the tremendous service provided by his team-mates.

West Brom have just done Wolves this massive favour WBA may have just handed this trophy to WWFC.

Has Gareth Barry hinted at West Bromwich Albion stay beyond the summer? The Baggies veteran is out of contract at the end of the season but he is set to have an operation so he's "ready for pre-season training". West Bromwich Albion have announced that Gareth Barry will miss the rest of the season through injury.

This is what Darren Moore will be doing when West Brom are in the playoffs The former WBA coach was relieved of his duties last month.

'We'll forgive you for everything' - Loads of West Brom fans crying out for cult hero to return - FootballFanCast.com West Brom fans want Kevin Phillips to be named among James Shan's coaching staff.

Exclusive: Michael Brown talks Aston Villa, West Brom and the upcoming play-offs Former Premier League midfielder Michael Brown believes that Aston Villa's remarkable run of form has made them the team to watch for the play-offs.

West Bromwich Albion v Hull City Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between West Bromwich Albion and Hull City.

Fans discuss why the Football League is better than the EPL - FootballFanCast.com England's top tier may have the money, the superstars and the eyes of the world upon every game but they all agree that South of the EPL is where to find real fans and utterly unpredictable drama. One fan was also sure to point out the debt owed by the current England squad to the lower echelons of the English football pyramid.

Derby trip sold out Tickets for Albion’s final away day trip to Derby County are now sold out.

Vote for your Ideal Boilers Goal of the Season Albion’s 2018/19 Ideal Boilers Goal of the Season competition is now open.

Albion to support Mind charity at Hull fixture Albion will host a special charity match day at The Hawthorns for the mental health charity Mind on Good Friday.

Newcastle boss Benitez: We must create more for Rondon Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez says they need to create more for Salomon Rondon. Benitez feels the on-loan West Brom striker is capable of much more in front of goal. He said, "When you are talking about the best players in the Premier League and Alan Shearer was here and was the best ever.

10 dribbles, 4 key passes: James Shan's magic is rubbing off on exciting 21-year-old - FootballFanCast.com Despite limited game time, Kyle Edwards is showing strong signs for the future.

Smith has a warning for West Brom - and reveals Villa's 'key words' Dean Smith was speaking ahead of Villa's match with Bolton Wanderers.

Barry to undergo surgery Gareth Barry will have a knee operation next week which will rule him out for the remainder of the season.

Reidy’ returns to Albion Steven Reid has returned to The Hawthorns to assist caretaker Head Coach Jimmy Shan for the remainder of the 2018/19 season.

Shan targets fourth Hawthorns win Jimmy Shan hopes Albion can extend their good form at The Hawthorns to four successive wins when Hull City arrive in town on Friday.

West Brom v Hull: James Shan play-off plan starts with Tigers It will be interesting to see what impact, if any, this week’s announcement has on the team.

West Brom's Gareth Barry to have operation and miss rest of season Albion veteran Gareth Barry is set to have a knee operation which will rule him out for the rest of the season.

West Brom confirm Steven Reid as assistant Albion have confirmed Steven Reid's return to the club in a coaching role until the end of the season.

West Brom dealt cruel injury blow in major promotion setback WBA midfielder ruled out for the rest of the season.

Steven Reid: West Brom appoint former player to assist coach Jimmy Shan Steven Reid returns to West Brom to assist caretaker head coach Jimmy Shan for the rest of the 2018-19 season.

West Brom have made this appointment ahead of crunch play-offs The former WBA player has returned to The Hawthorns.

Sunderland boss Jack Ross appears to rule himself out of West Bromwich Albion running Sunderland boss Jack Ross is believed to be a potential option for West Bromwich Albion. Sunderland boss Jack Ross' comments to the Northern Echo seem to rule him out from taking over at West Bromwich Albion. Ross has been heavily linked to the Hawthorns in recent weeks, with the Baggies on the look out for a new permanent manager.

Aston Villa must sit up and take notice of pundit's West Brom warning According to former striker Noel Whelan, the strike partnership of Dwight Gayle and Jay Rodriguez at Midlands rivals West Brom could cost Villa their long awaited return to the Premier League. Speaking to Football Insider about the pair, Whelan claimed: "Scoring goals win matches and only Norwich have scored more times than West Brom this season.

Sunderland manager dismisses exit talk despite links with West Brom and Scotland JACK ROSS has dismissed speculation linking him with a possible move away from Sunderland, and insisted there are still plenty of things he wants to…

Exciting West Brom manager update as fan favourite set to return All the WBA news from BirminghamLive.

How West Brom can seal a playoff spot against Hull City The end of the Championship season is upon us and West Brom are close to achieving their goals.

West Brom & Aston Villa on par as Leeds over perform Details on the values of each squad in the Championship have given an insight into how teams have performed.

Hull City news Live: West Brom build-up and preview, Nigel Adkins' future We'll have more on all this, the latest from across the Championship, the top 10 overseas players of the year and all the breaking news in our live blog below.

Harper signs new deal, Moore tactic revived: Potential consequences of West Brom keeping Shan - FootballFanCast.com The potential consequences of West Brom keeping James Shan next season.

The 18 y/o who would help soften the blow if Rekeem Harper left West Brom - opinion - FootballFanCast.com The attacking midfielder, alongside Jamie Soule, is arguably one of their best academy players and given the opportunities afforded to Rekeem Harper and Kyle Edwards in the first team, is someone that simply has to be brought through.

Gayle claims Disabled Supporters’ Club gong Dwight Gayle took centre stage as Albion’s Disabled Supporters’ Club celebrated its annual day with the first-team squad at The Hawthorns.

Burton previews Southampton showdown Albion’s PL2 side will take on title-chasing Southampton at Palm Training Ground on Thursday afternoon, and Deon Burton says the young Baggies will go into the clash with a positive mindset.

Jake: We can grab ‘mental edge’ Jake Livermore believes Albion can take advantage of their strong Sky Bet Championship Play-Off position to gain a psychological edge in the battle for promotion.

Dwight Gayle wins West Brom's first player of the season award Dwight Gayle has picked up the first gong of the season after the Disabled Supporters' Club named him their player of the year.

Steven Reid expected to join Jimmy Shan's staff at West Brom Albion are planning to bring in two coaches to help caretaker boss James Shan – with former defender Steven Reid expected to be one of them.

"It's blasphemous", ''Not an option" - Key POTY decision has stunned loads of West Brom fans - FootballFanCast.com Cannot for the life of me, understand why not? The 'Crack-Paperer'. - It's_All_Lai's April 16, 2019.

Exclusive: West Brom front runner still interested in hot-seat WBA will address their head coach search in the summer - this man is still in the running.

Notable figure leaves West Brom One of West Bromwich Albion's most successful talent scouts has announced that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season, report Albion News. Kevin Dove, who is credited with spotting the likes of Sam Field, Kemar Roofe, Romain Sawyers and Rayhaan Tulloch, will retire from his post when the current campaign comes to an end.

Early Bird season-ticket deadline approaches Albion fans taking advantage of the Early Bird season-ticket offer have two weeks remaining to take advantage of our frozen prices for next season.

Albion to honour Everiss family West Bromwich Albion will this summer honour the Everiss family as the Club marks the centenary of its title-winning 1919/20 season.

West Brom renaming manager's office Albion are renaming the manager’s office at The Hawthorns in honour of club stalwarts Fred Everiss and his son Alan.

Ex-defender set to join West Brom for playoff push The former WBA man is set to arrive at training later this week.

Ex Villa man has made this Newcastle United plea for West Brom ace The former AVFC and NUFC man has urged his old club to keep their stars.

West Brom predicted XI under Jack Ross: Plenty of change expected as Rondon returns - opinion - FootballFanCast.com West Brom's squad next season will depend on new contracts and the future of loan players.

Hypocrite’ - West Brom manager candidate explains his stance Preston North End boss Alex Neil had been tipped to take over at The Hawthorns.

Newcastle United's swap for Dwight Gayle could scupper West Bromwich Albion's plans West Bromwich Albion are said to be keen to sign Dwight Gayle from Newcastle United. According to the Northern Echo, Newcastle United may be lining up a swap deal in which they would use West Bromwich Albion target Dwight Gayle. Newcastle have loaned Gayle to West Brom this season, and the striker has been in wonderful form at the Hawthorns.

Albion v Hull City match preview Albion face Hull City in their penultimate Sky Bet Championship home fixture of the season.

Kevin Dove flies West Brom nest after 20 years The scout who spotted Sam Field, Rayhaan Tulloch, Kemar Roofe, and Romaine Sawyers is retiring from Albion after 20 years.

Fulham eyeing move for West Brom loan star Dwight Gayle Fulham are ready to rival Albion in the summer for the services of Dwight Gayle.

Comment: West Brom can still win promotion, time to get behind Jimmy Shan Five-and-a-half weeks after Darren Moore was sacked, Albion have finally delivered a succession plan for their supporters to rally behind.

A move to West Brom? Push for the Premier League? The potential paths for Blackburn star to consider Push for a Premier League move. West Brom aren't the only side to have taken an interest in Dack, with Premier League sides such as West Ham and Crystal Palace among those said to have been interested in the Rovers attacker.

Expected WBA Confirmation Gets The Expected Response From Fans - "No Ambition" "Some Clarification" On Tuesday afternoon, West Bromwich Albion confirmed the news that I think most fans were expecting - caretaker gaffer Jimmy Shan will continue to lead the first team until the end of the season as we choose against appointing a new manager following the departure of Darren Moore.

Lai has been sent these messages after West Brom make key decision All of the latest WBA news from BirminghamLive.

Championship transfer rumours: Stoke ace set for Premier League move; West Brom and Hull feature The latest transfer rumours and gossip for the Championship.

Darren Moore sacking has led to drastic change of fortunes for one West Brom player - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Was Darren Moore's sacking unfair? The Pl>ymaker FC squad name which Championship bosses should have gone instead in the video below… He's picked up three assists and a goal in the five games he's played whilst the number of key passes he's managed in that time is mightily impressive.

West Bromwich Albion: Jimmy Shan to stay in charge for rest of season West Bromwich Albion first-team coach Jimmy Shan is to remain as caretaker head coach for the rest of the season.

Albion U18s 1 Wolves U18s 2 Albion’s youngsters fell to a late 2-1 defeat at home to Wolves on Tuesday afternoon.

Who is your 2018/19 Coral Supporters’ Player of the Season? Albion fans are now invited to vote for their 2018/19 Coral Supporters’ Player of the Season.

Meet Jake at the West Brom Albion fans can meet Jake Livermore at the West Brom building society's recently-opened store at New Square on Wednesday.

'Undoubtedly' Leeds hero delivers Villa and Albion play off verdict Aston Villa and West Brom are likely to meet each other in the Championship playoffs next month.

West Brom should stay as far away as possible from £10.8m-rated ace if they go up - opinion - FootballFanCast.com West Brom should forget about making Gayle's move permanent if they go up.

Noel Whelan issues high praise for West Brom duo who could tilt promotion race in their favour The race to win promotion to the Premier League is hotting up in the Championship as we head towards the conclusion of the season. Aston Villa are one of the favourites to win the play-offs, but one man has is predicting that West Brom could deny them a place back in the top-flight.

'Sucked in' Our verdict on today's Jimmy Shan news at West Brom Jimmy Shan has been given the caretaker job until the end of the season.

Albion face this headache with Celtic loanee Oliver Burke this summer West Bromwich Albion winger is desperate for a consistent run of games next season.

Shan to take charge until end of season Albion can today confirm Jimmy Shan will remain in charge of the first team until the end of the season.

West Brom's Simon Carrington is laid to rest Albion laid club secretary Simon Carrington to rest yesterday before holding an emotional tribute to him at The Hawthorns.

West Brom comment: Where does Matt Phillips fit in? There was the welcome sight of Matt Phillips on The Hawthorns’ pitch over the weekend.

West Brom confirm Jimmy Shan will be in charge for rest of the season Caretaker boss Jimmy Shan will remain in charge of Albion until the end of the season, the Baggies have today confirmed.

West Brom could have to battle Fulham if they want to sign loan star permanently According to a report from the Newcastle Chronicle, recently relegated Fulham are eyeing up West Brom’s loaned in striker Dwight Gayle as a potential summer transfer target. If West Brom want…

Albion explain Shan decision - and hint at what will happen next West Brom have confirmed that Jimmy Shan will stay in charge until the end of the campaign - whenever that may be.

Fulham threaten West Brom plans for Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle West Brom face losing on-loan Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle. The Evening Chronicle says Gayle is a potential summer target for Championship-bound Fulham. Gayle will be a wanted man again in the summer but is unlikely to have a future at Newcastle if Rafa Benitez commits to the club.

Mata Snr key to Newcastle keeping Rondon The father of Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is key to Newcastle United keeping hold of West Brom striker Salomon Rondon.

What our writers predicted for Villa, Blues and Albion in August BirminghamLive's football desk gave their verdicts on Villa, Blues, West Brom and Co at the start of the season.

Alex Neil's new comments put nail in coffin for West Brom Preston manager Alex Neil has said everything is "forgotten" after he signed a new deal with the Lancashire side on Sunday, ending rumours that he could be set to take over as manager of West Brom.

West Brom taking no risks with first XI before play-offs Albion plan to manage their first XI during the remaining games of the season to give them the best chance of a full-strength squad for the play-offs.

"Beautiful", "Amazing" - Many West Brom fans drooling over one Saturday moment - FootballFanCast.com West Brom fans have been hailing Chris Brunt after a key moment from their win over Preston.

'Real snake in the grass' - These West Brom fans react to major update from managerial target - FootballFanCast.com Reacting to the news, some Baggies supporters took a dig at Neil as one fan claimed was a snake in the grass for using West Brom's interest to secure a new deal with Preston. One fan said the club had dodged a bullet whilst one simply declared that the shambles now rolls on.

West Brom Women on course for the double Albion women are on course for an impressive double after winning the FA Women’s National League Plate.

Rival boss responds to injury blow which could boost West Brom WBA could face Sheffield United in the Championship play-offs.

I can conclude it now’ - West Brom fans react to manager developments WBA are set to make a decision after sacking Darren Moore last month.

Five talking points from West Brom's win over Preston Albion beat Preston North End 4-1 at The Hawthorns on Saturday. Here are five talking points from the game.

What's happening at Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion? Leeds and West Brom are experiencing contrasting fortunes off the pitch compared to what they have previously been used to. Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion are two sides seemingly heading in different directions. What's more, both clubs have taken on the traits once synonymous with the other.

After West Brom triple transfer swoop, many fans were ecstatic, but it's not gone to plan On balance, it is hard to deny that West Bromwich Albion's return to Championship football has all gone rather well, barring a few blips.

"Such a long time since that happened" - Michael Brown hails one thing West Brom have done - FootballFanCast.com Michael Brown has hailed West Brom's win over Preston.

What the pundits have said about West Brom's season Plenty have been delivering their verdicts on WBA's campaign.

Forget Gayle: This West Brom player deserves more praise after crucial win, and here's the proof - FootballFanCast.com Stefan Johansen was excellent for West Brom last Saturday.

Championship play-offs schedule, tickets, most likely final & more Aston Villa, West Brom, Leeds United and Sheffield United are among the clubs who are battling for promotion.

Revealed: When West Brom are finally set to clarify manager situation The Baggies have been without a permanent manager since Darren Moore was sacked in March.

'If something's going to happen, it needs to be this week.' Matt Wilson on the need for West Brom manager clarity - WATCH Matt Wilson spoke to Nathan Judah following another dramatic weekend at The Hawthorns both on and off the pitch.

EFL reveal dates of Championship play-off semi-finals Albion and Villa look destined to meet in the Championship play-offs and now the EFL have confirmed the dates of the semi-finals.

This is what ex-Villa wonderboy Luke Moore does for a living now Former Villa striker Luke Moore also enjoyed a spell at West Bromwich Albion.

Play-offs schedule: Key dates confirmed for Villa and West Brom Here are the key dates for the Championship promotion chasers.

Leeds have been linked but should avoid, West Brom spell suggests best days are past him: Opinion Leeds United are nearing the end of their most exciting season in years and one that could see them re-introduced to the Premier League. The Whites were relegated from the top-flight 15 years ago and ever since there has been a constant yearning throughout the city to see them return to the division they feel they belong.

Some West Bromwich Albion fans think Sam Allardyce is incoming West Bromwich Albion are still looking for a new manager after Alex Neil seemingly turned them down. Some West Bromwich Albion supporters think that Sam Allardyce is likely to come to the Hawthorns, after Alex Neil seemingly turned them down.

Newcastle loanee Gayle admits West Brom future looks bright Dwight Gayle has hinted his future could lie away from Newcastle United. The striker has enjoyed a fine loan spell with West Bromwich Albion this season, having bagged 21 goals this season. Asked if could see himself staying at Albion, Gayle said: "Yes, of course.

Newcastle United fans react to striker's comments on his West Brom future The WBA striker has been in fine form since his NUFC move.

Stoke City U18s 4 Albion U18s 2 Albion’s youngsters were beaten 4-2 by Stoke City in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Baggies feature for loan clubs A host of Albion players have been in action for their loan clubs over the past several days.

Albion Women lift FA National League Plate Albion secured the FA Women’s National League Plate trophy for 2019 in style following a terrific 5-1 victory over Liverpool Feds at Rugby Town Football Club.

Analysis: Alex Neil isn’t returning to The Hawthorns so what next for West Brom? It sounded for all intents and purposes after this game that Alex Neil would be returning to The Hawthorns soon.

Sunderland boss linked with West Bromwich Albion job - Joey Barton remains under investigation after tunnel incident - Paul Scholes opens up on Oldham Here is the latest League One and League Two news for this morning.

Preston North End have the last laugh over West Brom, Bolton owner endures further shame while Reading chief calls out TV doubters - Championship winn It was all happening in the Championship this weekend as the promotion picture took another dramatic turn.

West Brom set to turn to Sunderland's Jack Ross - reports The search for a new permanent manager goes on.

Sunderland AFC transfer news LIVE: West Brom linked with interest in Jack Ross, Coventry fallout plus injury latest The fallout continues from the 5-4 defeat to Coventry City, while there is some national speculation that West Brom 'could' consider Jack Ross as a possible managerial candidate.

Barnsley await Joey Barton update, West Brom keeps tabs on Sunderland chief, ex-Manchester United star opens up on abrupt exit plus updates on Portsmo Fleetwood Town manager Joey Barton remains under investigation after allegedly assaulting Barnsley's Daniel Stendel on Saturday. The incident occurred in the tunnel at full-time, reportedly leaving Stendel requiring emergency dental treatment after losing both his front teeth.

4 Shots, 1 Key Pass Sees West Brom Man Almost Take A Perfect 10 Rating West Bromwich Albion put back to back defeats behind them as we welcomed Preston North End to The Hawthorns for Saturday's Championship action.

Promotion rivals suffer major blow in promotion boost for West Brom Sheffield United dealt injury blow in draw with Millwall on Saturday.

Alex Neil: Preston North End manager signs new three-year deal Preston North End boss Alex Neil signs a new three-year deal to end speculation linking him with West Bromwich Albion.

"Bound to split opinion" - West Brom looking to bring in 37 y/o - verdict - FootballFanCast.com Our writers debate whether Alex Neil is the right manager to take West Brom forward.

Report: West Brom could target Sunderland boss Jack Ross West Bromwich Albion could reportedly make a move for Sunderland's Jack Ross. According to a report from The Sun on Sunday, Sunderland boss Jack Ross could find himself on West Brom's radar after impressing with the work that he has done at the Stadium of Light.

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Albion v Preston match highlights Free-to-view highlights of Albion's 4-1 victory over Preston North End at The Hawthorns.

Leading candidate reveals reason why he made West Brom manager decision He had been heavily linked with WBA hotseat.

Liverpool Feds 1-5 West Bromwich Albion: Dominant Baggies seal cup victory West Bromwich Albion secured the Women's National League Plate trophy after a 5-1 win against Liverpool Feds at Butlin Road. Captain Hannah George opened the scoring for the Baggies before Molly Farley responded for the Merseyside side.

Next West Brom manager: How the bookies see it after surprising Alex Neil news The hunt for a new WBA manager goes on.

West Brom fans have their say after hunt for manager takes a new twist Alex Neil was the overwhelming favourite to take over at WBA.

The Neil news that means the West Brom manager hunt will continue Alex Neil won't be the new boss of WBA.

What the playoff rivals are saying about 'flying' Aston Villa Sheffiled United, Bristol City and West Brom are set to join AVFC in the playoffs as it stands.

West Brom 4 Preston 1 - PNE player ratings Preston North End were second best to West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns yesterday.

Stefan Johansen is now 'up to speed' for West Brom Caretaker boss James Shan believes Albion are now seeing Stefan Johansen in full flow after a run of games.

West Brom 4 Preston North End 1 - Player ratings Albion cruised past Preston North End in the Alex Neil derby on Saturday to bounce back from two defeats in a row. Here, we rate the players.

Will Alex be Neiling to West Brom? First off who would blame him? I mean the Black Country is certainly no comparison to the South Ribble, but, at West Brom, Alex Neil will be given a healthier pay packet, financial backing and an incredible chance at gaining promotion through the playoffs for the second time in his career.

Here's what we made of Alex Neil's West Bromwich Albion 'audition' Albion writer Paul Suart looks at how Alex Neil's 'audition' went.

Shan pleased with convincing Preston win Stand-in boss happy to return to winning ways.

Championship rumours: West Brom handed managerial boost, bid prepared for Birmingham City star A new striker is among those on the shopping list and the report adds that interest in Middlesbrough's Britt Assombalonga and Aston Villa's Scott Hogan will be revived at the end of the campaign, after interest was first raised in January.

Accrington Stanley 2 Walsall 1: Joe Masi and Richard Fletcher analysis - WATCH Joe Masi spoke to Richard Fletcher following the 2-1 defeat at Accrington Stanley.

West Brom 4 Preston 1: Matt Wilson analyses win and Alex Neil's future - VIDEO Watch Matt Wilson provide his thoughts on West Brom's win over Preston North End.

Albion 4 Preston 1 Dwight Gayle bagged a hat-trick as Albion returned to winnings ways with a convincing 4-1 victory over Preston North End at The Hawthorns.

Shan: It was a convincing performance Jimmy Shan was quick to praise Albion’s “convincing” display following Saturday’s impressive 4-1 success over Preston North End.

Confidence key for goalscoring duo Jay Rodriguez and Dwight Gayle stressed the significance of confidence after both bagged for the Baggies in a 4-1 win against Preston North End.

West Brom 4 Preston 1 - Report and pictures Before James Shan took over, Albion had failed to win a home game in 2019, but the caretaker may have just signed off his tenure with three wins from three at The Hawthorns.

West Brom managerial target Alex Neil expects 'something to take place over next couple of days' Albion's number one managerial target Alex Neil expects 'something to take place over the next couple of days'.

"It Can Only Bode Well" - Shan Optimistic As West Brom Get Back To Winning Ways With ongoing head coach shenanigans at West Bromwich Albion, we were back in Championship action earlier today as we faced off against linked Alex Neil and his Preston North End side.

Alex Neil reveals when his future will be decided amid West Brom interest Neil was speaking after his Preston side were thrashed at The Hawthorns.

West Brom 4 Preston 1 - Gayle hat-trick fires the Baggies to victory It's a big game for WBA and PNE.

West Brom player ratings as Albion thrash Preston at The Hawthorns Paul Suart was at The Hawthorns to rate the WBA players.

West Bromwich Albion 4 Preston North End 1 - As it happened at the Hawthorns It was a poor Gentry Day for Preston North End against West Bromwich Albion.

West Brom Predicted XI: Preston North End Not a good result for West Brom mid-week, which made it two losses in a row for the Baggies. James Shan will be looking to switch things up going into the home fixture against Preston North End.

If Spurs do come calling, West Brom must respond firmly with clear message: Opinion It looks like a place in the play-offs for pre-season favourites West Brom this season, as a managerial change and inconsistency has upset their season somewhat.

West Bromwich Albion vs Preston North End live streaming: Watch online, preview, prediction & odds Match: West Bromwich Albion vs Preston North End. Competition: Championship. Date: April 13, 2019. Kick-off time: 3:00 pm, April 13, 2019. Stadium: The Hawthorns. Here are the step by step instructions to live stream West Bromwich Albion vs Preston North End from anywhere in the world.

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Ally Robertson: Big rebuilding job faces new boss Speaking to Albion fans recently, many can't believe a club of our size could get rid of a manager and wait so long to get the next man in.

Comment: Play-off experience makes Alex Neil sensible choice, but time running out for board to deliver Even though the slim hopes of automatic promotion have now slipped away, there is still time to end the season successfully.

James Shan proud of his time in charge of West Brom James Shan is proud of his contribution over the past month that has helped steady the Albion ship.

Robust Jay Rodriguez comes in on his days off to make sure he can play for West Brom Ever-present Jay Rodriguez has been labelled the ‘ultimate professional’ after it was revealed the 20-goal striker comes in on his days off to recover in the club’s cryotherapy chamber.

Villa and West Brom fans will love Championship prediction by FM How the Championship will look at the end of the season, according to Football Manager.

Completely inappropriate’ Fans react to West Brom manager update Preston North End's Alex Neil is the overwhelming favourite to take charge at The Hawthorns.

West Bromwich Albion v Preston North End Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between West Bromwich Albion and Alex Neil's Preston.

Notts County: West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Alex Palmer joins as emergency loan League Two bottom side Notts County sign goalkeeper Alex Palmer from West Brom on a seven-day emergency loan.

Further your sporting prospects with Foundation programme The next step in your career could be through The Albion Foundation and Sandwell College’s Under-19 Football and Education Coaching Programme.

Notts County loan switch for Palmer Goalkeeper Alex Palmer will join Sky Bet League Two team Notts County on an emergency loan for this weekend's game against Crewe Alexandra.

Liverpool watching Championship youngster, West Brom to appoint rival manager, Rangers interested in Nick Powell "I think he will be a centre half as he ages and progresses and gets that experience but at the moment he is doing a sterling job at left back." West Bromwich Albion are ready to approach Preston boss Alex Neil to take over at the Hawthorns.

'Levels' A message to West Brom fans silly enough to troll Wolves Ryan Leister has his say on what direction WWFC must take following Wembley heartbreak.

Report: QPR have spoken to former West Brom boss Darren Moore Darren Moore was sacked by West Bromwich Albion in March but he is reportedly an option for Championship rivals Queens Park Rangers. Queens Park Rangers have spoken to former West Bromwich Albion boss Darren Moore as they look to replace Steve McClaren at the earliest opportunity, as reported by Sky Sports.

'Back out' - West Brom injury update ahead of Preston clash The latest WBA injury and suspension bulletin.

Hull City clash on general sale Tickets are still available for Albion’s Sky Bet Championship fixture with Hull City on Friday, April 19.

Reading trip sold out Tickets have now sold out for Albion’s penultimate Sky Bet Championship trip of the season to Reading.

Last time out against Preston North End Albion grabbed an exciting victory against Preston North End when the two teams last faced each other, winning 3-2 at Deepdale.

Albion v Preston North End supporters' guide Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Albion's game against Preston North End at The Hawthorns.

Kieran raring to go and ‘finish season strongly’ Kieran Gibbs is delighted to be back in the frame after a “frustrating” spell on the sidelines and has urged his Albion team-mates to build momentum in their final five Sky Bet Championship fixtures.

Port Vale must be wary of West Brom loan star at Exeter And that support has remained throughout the season, although the midweek loss to Macclesfield is perhaps the low point where questions are being asked and there was a lot of disappointment following that result.

'Work to be done' What Preston North End boss Alex Neil has said about West Brom The Preston North End boss has been speaking about facing West Brom this weekend.

'A good footballing man' West Brom caretaker talks up potential successor WBA face Alex Neil's Preston in an intriguing contest at The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Goodbye and hello - Why West Brom v Preston promises to be unique Paul Suart reckons all eyes will be on both dugouts when Albion host the Lilywhites.

Five super Hawthorns strikes against Preston We've scored 23 goals in our last 10 Hawthorns fixtures against this weekend's opponents Preston North End.

Potential West Brom Gaffer Rightly Wants Assurances From The Board Following the departure of Darren Moore as West Bromwich Albion's head coach, Preston North End manager Alex Neil has long been a name referenced by the media as our ongoing search for a new man to fill the dugout continues.

West Brom Man Up For Top Honour - "He Deserves An MBE" On Thursday morning it was announced that West Bromwich Albion's caretaker head coach Jimmy Shan had been nominated for the shortlist for the Championship Manager of the Month Award.

"He'll Be In Contention" - Massive Boost For West Brom Ahead Of Preston West Bromwich Albion caretaker head coach Jimmy Shan has received a massive boost as he looks to put back to back defeats behind him this weekend as we face Preston North End - Matty Phillips is back in training.

West Brom set to make move for Preston manager Alex Neil West Bromwich Albion are ready to make a formal move for Preston manger Alex Neil after the teams face off on Saturday. West Brom would not be put off by compensation of around £650,000 for Neil.

Shan: Job situation won’t affect Preston Albion’s James Shan believes Alex Neil will only be focused on his Preston North End side when the two teams meet tomorrow.

Alex Neil’s done a fantastic job – Shan JAMES SHAN believes Alex Neil has proved himself to be a ‘fantastic’ manager as he continues to be linked with the Albion job.

Shan previews Preston clash Jimmy Shan has assessed Albion's latest battle as the Baggies bid to beat Preston North End for a third consecutive win at The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Five wingers West Brom could sign this summer Leicester loanee Harvey Barnes left a huge impression on the Hawthorns in his short time at the club, and the Baggies were forced to turn to a couple of other loan options in order to fill the void. With that in mind, it seems as though there is a vacancy at the winger position in the West Midlands.

Alex Neil: Preston boss says focus is on North End amid West Bromwich Albion rumours Preston boss Alex Neil says he is not concerned about speculation linking him with the vacancy at West Bromwich Albion.

Join 'Blind Dave' for Hawthorns film screening Blind Dave’ Heeley is welcoming you to The Hawthorns this May as his biopic is screened.

Phillips back in frame for Baggies Albion have received a boost with the news Matt Phillips will be in contention to take on Preston North End at The Hawthorns this Saturday.

21-year-old will surely be relishing the challenge after West Brom release squad update West Brom desperately need something to change in the next few weeks if they are going to have any hope of returning to the Premier League at the first time of asking. A second loss in a row on Tuesday night saw them fall even further behind in the race for the top-two and risked them losing momentum for the play-offs too.

Preston North End It is 46 years since North End were last victorious at the Hawthorns! That sounds like a long time, although it is actually only 11 games. But that day was a landmark one for the Lilywhites, as it was their first away win under recently appointed new manager and former World Cup winner Bobby Charlton.

West Brom team news - The latest on Matt Phillips and co The Baggies are set to welcome back two players for the visit of Preston.

Championship promotion odds: Aston Villa and Leeds tipped to meet The latest odds for AVFC, West Brom, Leeds and Derby County.

West Brom manager latest: What the hot favourite said today WBA are claimed to be closing in on their man.

Memory match: Preston North End's Boxing Day clash with West Brom had everything Preston's Boxing Day visit to West Bromwich Albion in 2006 had enough to keep fans talking right the way through into the New Year. They came out on the wrong end of a 4-2 scoreline but that was only half the tale at the Hawthorns. From 2-0 down, they got back to 2-2 despite having Danny Dichio sent off at 2-1 for the use of an elbow.

Albion v Preston North End match preview Albion will face Preston North End at The Hawthorns on Saturday in a clash between two sides in the top Sky Bet Championship clash.

James Shan tells West Brom to take no more risks at the back Caretaker boss James Shan has urged Albion to have a lower-league mentality in defence.

West Brom close in on Alex Neil - this is how much it could cost He has moved into pole position to take the job at Albion.

'This is getting embarrassing now' - These West Brom fans are not happy after latest managerial update West Brom caretaker James Shan is expected to be in charge for the Baggies home game against Preston this weekend. The former coach under Darren Moore was handed the reigns on a temporary basis after the ex-player was sacked last month and he recorded three successive victories after taking over.

West Brom Powerchair team crowned best in the land for second successive year Albion's powerchair team have cemented their place as the best in the country by successfully defending their national title.

West Brom caretaker James Shan and Aston Villa boss Dean Smith nominated for manager of the month Albion caretaker boss James Shan has been nominated for Championship manager of the month alongside Dean Smith of rivals Aston Villa.

Report: West Brom planning Alex Neil approach within days, £650k compensation claimed Well, that photo sums it up. Just over 24 hours on from losing to Leeds United, and Alex Neil's future is back in the news. Defeat to Leeds all but ended North End's play-off hopes, and the vultures are circling already. West Bromwich Albion's defeat at Bristol City means James Shan's position as caretaker is under review.

Preston boss Alex Neil back on West Brom's radar Albion have stepped up their interest in number one managerial target Alex Neil in the hope of landing him before the play-offs.

West Brom ready to offer Alex Neil the managerial reins at the Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion are poised to offer Alex Neil the chance to take them back to the Premier League. Albion are preparing an official approach for Neil, the Preston North End manager, after Saturday's Championship game between the two clubs at the Hawthorns.

Confusing James Shan decision on Tuesday could cost him in race for West Brom job - opinion - FootballFanCast.com West Brom's caretaker boss made a key mistake with his starting XI against Bristol City.

Confirmed Millwall team news to face QPR in London derby after stunning West Brom win The Lions go into the match knowing they can take another step to securing their future in the Championship.

Journalist provides fresh West Brom managerial update James Shan will remain in charge of West Brom when they host Preston at The Hawthorns this weekend. The 40-year-old was appointed as a caretaker after Darren Moore was surprisingly dismissed last month and he started off very well, recording three successive victories.

Preston tickets remain on sale There are still tickets available for Albion's Sky Bet Championship fixture with Preston North End on Saturday, April 13.

Baggies Broadcast - Season two episode 36: Time to Neil to King Alex? Nathan Judah is joined by Matt Wilson for the latest episode of the Baggies Broadcast!

Five talking points from West Brom's defeat to Bristol City Albion fans turned on the board during Tuesday's 3-2 defeat to Bristol City at Ashton Gate. Here are five talking points from the game.

The major positive West Brom need to take from shambolic Tuesday night defeat - opinion - FootballFanCast.com Kyle Edwards was one of few positives for West Brom against Bristol City.

If Newcastle United sign West Bromwich Albion defender Kieran Gibbs then it would be a smart move by the club West Bromwich Albion defender Kieran Gibbs has been linked with a summer move to Newcastle United, who are on the verge of securing their Premier League status for next season. What does the medium to long term future hold for Newcastle United? Well, a lot could depend on what does or does not happen in the summer.

Bristol City v Albion match highlights Free-to-view match highlights of Albion's 3-2 defeat to Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

Next West Brom manager: Bookies slash odds on Preston's Alex Neil Alex Neil is the new bookies favourite to take over at The Hawthorns following a flurry of big bets.

Revealed: The £87m loss West Brom will make this season West Bromwich Albion are desperate to secure an immediate return to the Premier League.

Analysing another West Brom wobble - the talking points from Bristol Paul Suart takes a look at the key talking points after West Brom's defeat at Bristol City.

'I’ve no idea' Everything Jimmy Shan said after defeat to Bristol City The West Brom caretaker boss Jimmy Shan had plenty to say after a bad day at the office for Albion.

Feckless’ - West Brom fans and promotion pack react to developments WBA were among several promotion-chasing sides in action on Tuesday.

The reality of Villa and West Brom's play-off battle with Leeds and friends Tom Ross is predicting a very tense finish to the Championship.

The clip of the West Brom internet sensation that everyone is talking about The clip went viral on social media after West Brom lost to Bristol City.

West Bromwich Albion fans are absolutely slating Conor Townsend West Bromwich Albion endured a difficult night at Bristol City. West Bromwich Albion's slim hopes of sneaking back into the automatic promotion race have been ended after a 3-2 defeat at Bristol City on Tuesday night.

'It's very apparent' - What West Brom and rivals think of the play-offs West Brom were beaten 3-2 by play-off rivals Bristol City on Tuesday.

Lions boss reckons this player produced "masterclass" in win over West Bromwich Albion Millwall manager Neil Harris reckons Lee Gregory produced a "masterclass" in how to play the loan striker role in Saturday's 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. The Lions frontman had a big chance to score a third goal but his shot was kept out by the right knee of Baggies stopper Sam Johnstone.