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Watford turn to West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster Watford are eyeing West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster. The Sun says the Hornets are looking to swoop for Foster in a £10million raid on West Brom. The former England keeper, 35, spent two season-long loan spells with Hornets from 2005 to 2007 and now could grab a Premier League lifeline.

Watford 'readying bid for West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster' Watford are reportedly interested in signing West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster this summer. The Baggies' asking price for the 35-year-old stopper would be around £10m, according to The Sun. Foster has turned out for Watford before, having spent time on loan with the Hornets across two spells, between 2005 and 2007.

Watford considering move for West Brom's Ben Foster Watford are said to be interested in signing relegated West Brom's Ben Foster who could be allowed to leave this summer for around £10 million, according to The Mirror. West Brom had an absolute nightmare 2017/18 season. The Baggies sacked Tony Pulis early on in the season and replaced him with ex-Newcastle boss Alan Pardew.

REPORTS: West Bromwich Albion keeper and former Watford loanee Ben Foster linked with Hornets return Watford are being linked with a move for 2007 Player of the Season Ben Foster. The Hornets are in the market for a new goalkeeper and it is reported they have turned their attentions to the West Bromwich Albion stopper, who enjoyed two seasons on loan at Vicarage Road.

Report: Watford interested in West Bromwich Albion's Ben Foster West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster is reportedly on the radar of Watford, Manchester United and Manchester City. Watford are interested in signing Ben Foster from West Bromwich Albion in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun.

Report: West Brom poised to sign Richard O'Donnell as Myhill's replacement West Bromwich Albion are reportedly set to sign Northampton Town's Richard O'Donnell. According to The Sun, West Bromwich Albion are set to sign Northampton Town goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell following the departure of Boaz Myhill.

West Brom expected to step up their pursuit of Bristol City star Bobby Reid West Bromwich Albion are expected to step up their pursuit of their transfer targets next week. The Baggies have been strongly linked with a move for Bristol City star striker Bobby Reid after the 25-year-old netted 21 goals in all competitions last season to put him amongst the most dangerous marksmen in the Championship.

Carlos Vela: Why Mexico's World Cup star will be forever loved in West Brom The former Arsenal and WBA ace is flying high in Russia this summer.

Jonathan Leko reveals his West Brom ambitions The West Brom youngster has high hopes for the future.

West Brom check out Spaniard as part of extensive striker search WBA are looking for a new goal-getter this summer.

6.3m-rated winger would add zest to West Brom's attack - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion should consider taking a chance on Tottenham Hotspur winger Georges-Kevin N'Koudou. In order to cope with a gruelling Championship season, the Baggies need strength in depth. Darren Moore's main, and probably only, objective will be to secure promotion to the Premier League following last season's relegation.

A warning for West Brom ahead of the 2018/19 Championship campaign WBA are embarking on their first season in the second-tier since 2009/2010.

West Brom eyeing Watford captain Troy Deeney West Brom are eyeing Watford captain Troy Deeney. The Express and Star says West Brom will re-ignite interest in Deeney as Darren Moore looks to add to his Albion squad. Deeney has been linked with a move to the Hawthorns for some time and with Watford reportedly ready to sell, a £10m could finally happen.

Tottenham's Georges-Kévin N'Koudou joining West Brom on loan would be ideal for all parties West Bromwich Albion should attempt to sign the Tottenham Hotspur ace on loan this summer. Darren Moore will surely be desperate to bolster his attacking ranks at West Brom last summer, after their woefully impotent play in the final third cost them their Premier League status last season.

West Brom And Leeds Target's Price Tag Revealed As Baggies Forward Departs - The YamYam Ex-Birmingham City star Geoff Horsfield selling his medals to help homeless 'Greetings to Birmingham' Jurgen Klopp's silly West Brom message at Liverpool Champions League semi final "Waste of points" - Jurgen Klopp aims astonishing blast after Liverpool are held at West Brom.

West Brom set to step up striker search Albion will have to stump up £11million if they want to bring Matej Vydra back to The Hawthorns.

West Brom And Leeds Target's Price Tag Revealed As Baggies Forward Departs On Loan - The YamYam RugbyWest Brom and Leeds target's price tag revealed as Baggies forward departs on loan Latest West Brom transfer news and views from BirminghamLive Exclusive: Why Tony Xia chose Aston Villa over their fierce rivals The curious case of Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis and his Aston Villa 'obsession' The curious case of Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis...

West Ham's Toni Martinez joining West Brom on loan would be ideal for all parties West Bromwich Albion should attempt to sign the West Ham United striker on loan this summer. West Brom boss Darren Moore has a lot of work to do at the Hawthorns this summer, if he is to guide his side to an immediate return back to the Premier League.

WBA Powerchair complete treble WEST Bromwich Albion Powerchair Football Club topped off a perfect season by clinching the WFA Cup Final to secure the treble.

West Brom should move for five-goal Premier League striker if Rodriguez leaves - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion should try their luck and move for Tottenham Hotspur striker Fernando Llorente if they lose Jay Rodriguez this summer. Darren Moore is need of players who can help the Baggies return to the promised land following their relegation to the Championship last season.

'It's changed my life, I'm in dreamland' LIVING with Autism and Aspergers is a difficult prospect, but with the help of The Albion Foundation, the world is now a much brighter place for Adam Smith.

Moore needs to field this experimental West Brom XI against Barnet in their first friendly West Bromwich Albion manager Darren Moore will be itching to get pre-season underway so that he is able to start running the rule over his whole squad. Pre-season kicks off on Saturday July 7th, when West Brom travel down to London to take on Barnet at The Hive.

Match-to-match hospitality now on sale BUSINESSES and supporters alike can now purchase match to match hospitality packages for the 2018/19 season. From individual places in The Richardson Suite to Executive Boxes for eight or Matchday Sponsorships for ten, there are a variety of packages available.

West Brom fans urge 28-year-old to reunite with Premier League club Darren Moore is currently preparing for his first full year of management West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies are preparing themselves for their return to the Sky Bet Championship, with Moore the man tasked with guiding West Brom straight back to the Premier League.

Departing West Brom star Gareth McAuley in the words of his bosses Daldeep Kaur takes a look at the career of West Brom veteran Gareth McAuley.

West Brom vs Leeds United - how much will Matej Vydra cost and who will sign him? With Marcelo Bielsa assuming the head coaching role at Leeds United, his record with player development, in particular with attacking football would suggest that the club could be set to break the bank for Vydra, although with the options of Jerry Mbakogu and Abel Hernandez also available, slapping up a big bid on Vydra is not the be all, and...

Darren Moore staying patient in search for West Brom assistant Darren MOORE is prepared to stay patient in order to land his top target as Albion assistant boss.

Released West Brom midfielder Claudio Yacob would be a dream first signing for Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa The new Leeds United manager is sure to be familiar with the Argentine, whose West Bromwich Albion exit was announced on Wednesday. If Leeds United were ever off the map then Marcelo Bielsa's arrival has put them firmly back on it.

Rangers fans react as West Brom release Ibrox linked Gareth McAuley, as well as Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill Steven Gerrard's Rangers have already been credited with interest in McAuley, but could two of his former teammates do a job at Ibrox? It is not just Gareth McAuley that Rangers fans are hoping will join Steven Gerrard's Ibrox revolution, after the defender's release was announced by West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday.

Should West Brom reignite interest in £10m-rated Troy Deeney? West Bromwich Albion reportedly wanted to sign Troy Deeney in January, so perhaps they should look again this summer. Despite being relegated last season, there is a lot of optimism surrounding West Brom right now with Darren Moore restoring a lot of pride in the squad by overseeing a fantastic run of results to end last season.

West Brom to rival Tottenham Hotspur for Colombian midfielder The 24 year old plays his football in Argentina for Boca Juniors and is currently away on international duty at the World Cup for Colombia. Barrios is usually deployed as a holding midfielder, but can play anywhere across the middle of midfield.

Moore delighted to start at home The Baggies suffered relegation from the top-flight last term and will be looking to try and secure an immediate return to the Premier League. A quick start will be crucial and they will have the opportunity to put three points on the board when Bolton come to town for the opening fixture on August 4.

Should West Brom challenge Stoke's £15m offer for Watford's Gray Stoke City are reportedly interested in signing Andre Gray from Watford in a £15million deal but should West Bromwich Albion be rivalling them? Watford manager Javi Gracia looks set to completely revamp his strike force with the sale of captain Troy Deeney and Andre Gray, according to the Daily Star.

Bristol City star "the one signing West Bromwich Albion should definitely make" A West Bromwich Albion expert says Aden Flint is the one signing the club should definitely make. The Bristol City defender is being heavily linked with a move away from Ashton Gate this summer, with both the Baggies and Middlesbrough believed to be interested in him.

'We should be making a statement'… West Brom fans react to huge announcement - FootballFanCast.com West Brom fans have been tweeting their thoughts on the fixture list.

Carabao Cup date confirmed ALBION will play their Carabao Cup Round One tie against Luton Town at The Hawthorns on Tuesday, August 14.

Darren Moore delighted with West Brom home opener Boss Darren Moore expressed his delight at Albion being handed a home opener to the new Championship season.

Championship promotion odds: Leeds, Nottingham Forest, West Brom all contenders The EFL fixture list has been announced, and Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest are amongst the bookies' promotion contenders. The new Championship season appears to have moved one giant step closer now that the fixture list has been announced.

Last six wins over first six opponents WE now know who Albion’s first six fixtures of the 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be against, but when was the last time we tasted victory over our early season adversaries?

Moore: Great to be at home for season opener DARREN Moore is delighted to start the 2018/19 season at The Hawthorns in front of Albion's home support.

Newcastle push West Brom to drop Rondon price Newcastle United have pulled back from talks for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon. The Express and Star says Newcastle have reportedly been put off from a bid for Rondon, thanks to the associated add-ons regarding a move.

West Brom rival Spurs plans for Boca Juniors midfielder Wilmar Barrios Tottenham face surprise competition from West Brom for Boca Juniors midfielder Wilmar Barrios. The Express and Star says reports in Argentina claim that the Baggies are interested in Barrios. Albion are even considering a bid of €16.5m for the Colombian international, who has been heavily linked with a move to Spurs this summer.

West Brom Fans Say Goodbye To Trio With 484 Matches Between Them West Bromwich Albion's released and retained list was revealed the other week and it's no great secret as to which players are moving on as we drop into the Championship for the season of 2018/19 after suffering relegation last term.

Who is Milan Borjan? The goalkeeper attracting interest from Bristol City, West Brom and Swansea City Bristol City have been linked with Red Star Belgrade shot-stopper Milan Borjan, but will face stiff competition from both Swansea City and West Brom. The 30-year-old was born in Yugoslavia and could make the switch to the Championship this summer.

Report: West Brom want Milan Borjan, but so do Bristol City and Swansea West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on goalkeeper Milan Borjan. Accrording to Sky Sports, West Bromwich Albion are keen on Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Milan Borjan - but so are Bristol City and Swansea City.

Champions, promoted, relegated - all the EFL Championship odds This is how the bookies rate Aston Villa, West Brom, Birmingham City and Leeds United's chances.

West Brom Championship 2018/19 fixture list revealed: Baggies host Bolton in opener Albion will begin their first Championship campaign since 2009-10 with a home fixture against Bolton.

Stoke City and West Brom backed for promotion as Championship fixtures released Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion are being tipped to earn promotion to the Premier League. The Sky Bet Championship fixtures for the 2018/2019 have now been revealed, with the Robins starting at home against Nottingham Forest at Ashton Gate.

Nottingham Forest's first home game against West Brom will be live on television Aitor Karanka's Nottingham Forest won't have long to wait for their first chance to perform in front of a live television audience. The Reds' first home game of the Championship season against West Bromwich Albion on August 7 has been selected for broadcast by Sky Sports, though the kick-off time will remain at 7.45pm.

The details of West Brom's EFL fixtures. Everything you need to know about the beginning of the 2018-19 season.

Report: Burnley and West Brom talks stall, £18m asking price for Jay Rodriguez a problem Burnley are reportedly keen on signing the West Bromwich Albion forward. According to a report from Sky Sports, Burnley and West Brom have reached in impasse in talks regarding the transfer of Jay Rodriguez, with the Baggies demanding £18 million for the striker.

West Brom Open 2018/19 Championship Campaign With Bolton Wanderers Following relegation back to the Championship for West Bromwich Albion, we continue our rebuild this summer with hopes that we will only be at this level for the next 12 months.

When are West Brom's derbies against Villa and Blues? Here's when WBA take on local rivals AVFC and BCFC.

When are Blues' derbies against Aston Villa and West Brom? Here's when BCFC take on local rivals AVFC and WBA.

Championship fixtures 2018-19: Frank Lampard's Derby at Reading for opening fixture Derby will travel to Reading in Frank Lampard's first game in charge when the Championship season starts on 3 August.

Fixtures confirmed: Moore handed chance to get WBA off to a flier - FootballFanCast.com Starting out life with Tony Pulis at the helm, before making a disastrous switch appointing former Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew, who oversaw a nightmare mid-season trip to Barcelona, the Baggies looked like a club in major decline.

Albion Championship fixtures 2018/2019 - every date for your diary These are West Brom's fixtures for the 2018/2019 Championship season.

West Brom want international goalkeeper - Swansea City & Bristol City also keen The 30-year-old shot stopper is a man in demand at the moment and is also on the radar of Championship sides Swansea City and Bristol City. West Brom are in the hunt for a new goalkeeper to provide competition and back-up to their current number one, Ben Foster.

West Brom morning news round-up - 21st June 2018 The news cycle surrounding West Brom never stops and as such, it can be difficult to keep up to date with everything that's going on. Therefore, we've rounded up everything you might have missed from yesterday into one place. For more stories similar to those above, visit the Read West Brom homepage.

Bristol City, Swansea City and West Brom linked with signing international goalkeeper Although the Robins will be determined to add strength in depth to the goalkeeper, they will face stiff competition from both Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion.

West Brom allow Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill to leave West Brom have allowed Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill to come off contract. All three players are free to go elsewhere after being told they will not be offered new deals at The Hawthorns. James Morrison, whose current contract is also due to expire at the end of the month, is expected to report for pre-season training on Monday.

Stoke striker Saido Berahino wanted by PSV, Feyenoord Stoke City striker Saido Berahino is being offered a fresh career chance in Holland. The Daily Mail says Berahino could be handed an escape route from his Stoke nightmare with Dutch sides PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord interested in the striker.

Burnley must up bid for West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez Burnley must up their bid to land West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez. The Daily Mail says Albion have rejected Burnley's opening bid for striker Jay Rodriguez. The 28-year-old is open to returning to his former club who also hold an interest in his Hawthorns teammate Craig Dawson.

Baggies confirm experienced trio will move on James Morrison, who is also out of contract but missed a large part of the campaign through injury, is due to report back for pre-season training on Monday.

West Brom's transfer search gathers pace as key decisions are made The latest WBA transfer news and views.

Morrison given Albion lifeline But Baggies boss Darren Moore has been impressed with Morrison's attempts to get fit over the summer and will now take a closer look next week at Albion's longest serving player. "James has been training tirelessly throughout the summer and will join the first team next week," said Morro.

Baggies get Championship fixtures West Bromwich Albion will kick off their 2018/19 Championship season at home to Bolton. They will then travel to East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest in their first away fixture of the campaign. Albion will have an early run in with former Head Coach Tony Pulis when they travel to Middlesbrough in late August.

New Deal For Leko - The YamYam West Brom boss Tony Pulis says he has no problem with Jonny Evans West Brom set to reward fantastic Gareth McAuley with new deal.

Smith Takes Charge Of Albion Under-23s - The YamYam Latest Sandwell news, Sandwell business news, Sandwell sport news and Sandwell blogs from Sandwell bloggers - all in the Sandwell edition of the YamYam.

Morrison Given Albion Lifeline - The YamYam WBA MAD 20 Jun 18 Baggies Smith takes charge of Albion Under-23s.

Baggies Get Championship Fixtures - The YamYam Goran Popov staying at West Brom after Premier League block Bolton move Bolton hoping to secure loan deal for West Brom's Goran Popov West Bromwich defender Goran Popov looks for Bolton loan deal.

Aston Villa linked with former West Brom defender John Terry and Christopher Samba have already departed Villa Park this summer as the cash strapped side look to balance the books. The Midlanders are now left with just one recognised centre half in James Chester, but the Irish international has been linked with a move to recently relegated Stoke City.

Aston Villa linked with a move for ex-West Brom ace AVFC are looking for free transfers and loan signings this summer.

West Brom landing £6m-rated Ryan Woods would be fantastic deal West Bromwich Albion are reportedly interested in signing Ryan Woods this summer. According to a report from Birmingham Live earlier this month, West Brom are considering making a £6 million bid for Brentford star Ryan Woods as Darren Moore continues to prepare his squad for life in the Championship.

West Brom trio wave goodbye to The Hawthorns Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill are all not renewing their contracts with the Baggies. Centre-back McAuley will be the most missed of the trio - as he racked up 227 appearances for the Midlands club - however, goalkeeper Myhill has been at the club since 2010.

West Bromwich Albion: Boaz Myhill, Claudio Yacob & Gareth McAuley released Relegated West Bromwich Albion release goalkeeper Boaz Myhill, midfielder Claudio Yacob and defender Gareth McAuley.

Opinion: West Brom should prepare for disappointment in pursuit of £8.1m-rated midfielder - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion have revived their pursuit of Fenerbahce midfielder Josef de Souza, according to Turkish publication A Spor. In August last year, the Express and Star reported that the Baggies had agreed a £10.6m deal to sign the Brazilian, who has made just three appearances for his national team.

Opinion: West Brom would shock everyone with move for 10-cap star - FootballFanCast.com If West Brom did convince the Colombian to join then the transfer would send a huge message to the club's Championship rivals.

Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill leave West Bromwich Albion Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill have left West Bromwich Albion following the expiration of their contracts. Manager Darren Moore has opted not to offer new deals to the trio as he prepares his team for life in the Championship. McAuley, who was recently linked with Rangers, made 227 appearances for West Brom during a seven-year stay.

It Has To Be Aston Villa On Opening Day - They Might Have Ceased Trading If We Wait Any Longer Despite West Bromwich Albion's relegation from the Premier League last season, spirits in the fanbase remain high following the appointment of new head coach Darren Moore.

West Brom's Gareth McAuley as you've never heard him before McAuley spoke candidly about his rise to the top at an Albion Foundation event in 2017.

West Bromwich Albion release Gareth McAuley Northern Ireland international Gareth McAuley is on the hunt for a new club after he was released by West Bromwich Albion. The 38-year-old made 227 appearances over seven years with the Baggies. The club have also released midfielder Claudio Yacob and goalkeeper Boaz Myhill.

Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill leave West Brom West Brom trio Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill have left the club after their contracts expired. McAuley, 38, played 227 times during a seven-year stay at the Hawthorns, scoring 17 goals, but was not offered a new deal following the club's relegation to the Championship.

West Brom release Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill Albion boss Darren Moore has made his first big move of the summer by releasing long-serving trio Gareth McAuley, Claudio Yacob and Boaz Myhill.

Away day guide: Wigan Athletic ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Last up in our away day guide, Wigan Athletic…

Burnley and West Brom's Jay Rodriguez talks reach stalemate Burnley's attempts to bring West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez back to Turf Moor have stalled after the two clubs reached a stalemate in terms of valuation, according to Sky sources.

Grzegorz Krychowiak's World Cup display all too familiar for West Brom fans Krychowiak's season at West Brom could easily have been summed up in his display against Senegal in the World cup yesterday. The midfielder showed his undoubted ability and class when he powered home a header to give his nation a fighting chance. However, in the 80-odd minutes beforehand, he was poor.

Burnley locked in Rodriguez talks with West Brom Burnley are locked in talks with West Brom for Jay Rodriguez. Sky Sports says talks between West Brom and Burnley over the sale of striker Rodriguez are continuing. However, the two clubs are very far apart in terms of a valuation and the negotiations have reached a stalemate.

Cheltenham Town to visit West Bromwich Albion for pre-season friendly Cheltenham Town will play West Bromwich Albion Under-23s at the Championship club's training ground on Tuesday, July 3. It will be their first friendly match of the summer and comes just five days after they report back for pre-season work on Thursday, June 28.

Jay Rodriguez eager to return to Burnley West Bromwich Albion striker Jay Rodriguez wants to return to his former club Burnley this summer, according to a report on the Daily Mail. The Baggies have rejected a £12 million offer from the Clarets for Rodriguez, but it is understood that the forward is eager to return to Turf Moor.

Jeremain Lens would be a terrific signing for West Bromwich Albion According to reports from The Mirror West Bromwich Albion are chasing Besiktas winger Jeremain Lens in the summer transfer window. Lens joined Besiktas on loan in 2017 from Sunderland and his move to the Turkish club was made permanent only last week.

Rondon race hotting up amid Wolves interest Venezuela international Rondon is widely expected to leave the Hawthorns this summer following the club's relegation to the Championship and there are a host of teams clambering for his signature.

Transfer rumours: West Brom reject £12m bid for star man; Aston Villa line up John Terry replacement West Bromwich Albion have reportedly rejected a £12m bid from Burnley for striker Jay Rodriguez. According to the Mail Online, the 28-year-old is open to returning to his former club which he started his career at back in 2007. Rodriguez signed for the Baggies in January last year and has since scored 11 goals in 42 matches in all competitions.

West Brom turn down first Rodriguez approach Rodriguez was one of the rare positives for the Baggies this past season, scoring seven goals from 37 Premier League appearances, but he was unable to prevent the club from being relegated to the Championship.

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Catering Recruitment Open Day WEST Bromwich Albion is now hiring staff to work with the catering teams for the 2018/19 season.

EFL chief - Safe-standing in a year Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey believes legislation allowing standing areas inside Championship grounds could be passed within the next 12 months.

West Brom hold firm and reject PL club's eight-figure bid for star man West Bromwich Albion have rejected Burnley's opening £12m bid for Jay Rodriguez, according to The Daily Mail. Burnley have been interested in bringing their former star back to the club this summer following West Brom's relegation but have seen their first bid turned down.

West Brom set to make imminent decisions on deals for 4 players West Bromwich Albion will soon make decisions on the futures of four out-of-contract players, according to The Express and Star. West Brom manager Darren Moore is set to inform this quartet of players about where their future lies before they head out to Portugal next Tuesday to start pre-season training.

West Brom Identify Colombian Neves As Summer Target & Another Striker Linked With the Wolverhampton Wanderers revolution in football, ties to a football agent, spending and their ultimate promotion to the Premier League last season, West Brom fans are probably sick of hearing about their players. However, reports are linking us with a Neves discovery of our own this week.

'Joke of a club' - Newcastle fans are furious with latest transfer report - FootballFanCast.com According to The Chronicle, Newcastle United could be priced out a move for West Bromwich Albion centre-forward Salomon Rondon in this summer's transfer window. Rondon will leave West Brom this summer following their relegation to the Championship, and a number of clubs have been credited with an interest.

Burnley's Nahki Wells responds to West Brom transfer speculation The Burnley striker is said to be interesting West Bromwich Albion. Nahki Wells is reluctant to surrender his Premier League dream amid reports linking the Burnley striker with a move to West Bromwich Albion.

West Brom relegation a necessary evil to regain identity under Darren Moore Taking two steps back to take one step forward is sometimes a necessary evil in all walks of life, let alone football, but this is a course of action West Bromwich Albion have been forced into. Relegation to the Championship was a fate that has befallen the side from the Black Country.

Newcastle must beat West Ham to signature of 67-time international - FootballFanCast.com According to The Chronicle, Newcastle United face the possibility of being priced out a deal for West Bromwich Albion forward Salomon Rondon. Rondon will leave West Brom this summer following their relegation to the Championship, and a number of clubs have been linked with a move for the 67-time Venezuela international.

West Bromwich Albion should break the bank for lethal marksman West Brom's inability to stick the ball in the back of the net was one of their biggest downfalls during their relegation from the Premier League. If you do not have a goalscorer you are always going to struggle, no matter what league you are playing in.

Away day guide: Swansea City ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Swansea City…

West Brom out-of-contract quartet set to learn their fate Albion’s out-of-contract stars are poised to learn their fate in the coming days as the club’s summer plans move up a gear.

West Brom striker search twist, Krychowiak stunner - the WBA news All the West Brom news and views.

Albion release long serving trio Darren Moore has continued his first team squad reconstruction after releasing Gareth McAuley, Boaz Myhill and Claudio Yacob on free transfers. Moore personally thanked all three for their 'loyal service' to the club after making a combined total of 484 appearances between them.

West Bromwich Albion 'reject Burnley's bid for Jay Rodriguez' West Bromwich Albion have reportedly turned down Burnley's opening bid for Jay Rodriguez. The 28-year-old has attracted attention from other clubs following the Baggies' relegation to the Championship. Burnley are believed to have made an approach for the striker, as well as his teammate Craig Dawson.

West Brom should be extremely wary of signing reported transfer target Jeremain Lens West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on signing the Holland international. According to Turkish media outlet Takvim, West Brom are lining up a £13 million summer swoop for Besiktas winger Jeremain Lens, as Darren Moore looks to add more quality to his wide attacking department.

West Ham spending £10m on Craig Dawson would be madness, Jonny Evans was available for £6.5m less West Ham United are reportedly keen on signing the West Bromwich Albion defender. Manuel Pellegrini absolutely must improve his ranks at the London Stadium this summer, following West Ham's underwhelming Premier League campaign last term.

West Brom reject £12m bid from Premier League club Although this was said to be an 'opening bid' as such, to test the waters on how much it will take to secure Baggies striker Rodriguez, it's unclear as to how much Burnley are prepared to offer for the West Brom strikers signature.

Report: West Brom turn down £12m Burnley bid for Jay Rodriguez Burnley are seemingly keen to sign West Bromwich Albion's Jay Rodriguez. According to a report in the Daily Mail, West Bromwich Albion have turned down Burnley's opening bid of £12 million for forward Jay Rodriguez.

Former Man United favourite would boost West Brom's midfield options - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion should consider making a move for Sunderland midfielder Paddy McNair, but they face competition from a handful of clubs. The Manchester United graduate has been attracting attention ever since Sunderland were relegated to League One.

Opinion: West Brom taking huge transfer risk with controversial 34-cap international - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion are planning to launch a bid for Besiktas winger Jeremain Lens, according to Turkish publication Takvim. The Baggies are looking to make big changes to the squad in order to adapt to life in the Championship.

U23 pre-season fixtures confirmed ALBION’s youngsters begin their preparations for the 2018/19 season next month.

Transfer rumours: Nottingham Forest target Premier League goalkeeper; West Brom keen on Champions League winger Nottingham Forest are reportedly in talks with Watford for goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon on a permanent deal. The former Manchester City keeper spent the second half of the 2017-18 season on loan at the City Ground.

Baggies linked with surprise move for Besiktas winger The Dutch international scored one goal in 24 league appearances for Besiktas during the season just gone and that was enough to convince the Turkish side to sign him on a permanent basis from Sunderland.

West Brom set to make bid for ex-Sunderland forward Lens signed for Sunderland in 2015 but only made 20 appearances for the Black Cats, whilst the club suffered two successive relegations from the top-flight into League One. The midfielder has spent time on loan with Fenerbahce and Besiktas in the Turkish Leagues on loan, during some time away from Sunderland.

Newcastle being priced out of move for West Brom's Salomon Rondon could be a blessing in disguise Newcastle United are reportedly keen on signing the West Bromwich Albion forward. According to a report from the Shields Gazette, Newcastle remain keen on signing West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, but they could be priced out of a move for the £16.5 million-rated hitman.

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Batson tips Moore to succeed Moore has been charged with the task of getting the Baggies back into the Premier League after their late-season survival bid failed to prevent relegation last term. The 44-year-old took over from Alan Pardew towards the end of the campaign and put together a solid run of results after a season of struggle, but ultimately it ended in the drop.

Report: West Brom ambitiously target Wilmar Barrios despite strong Tottenham links West Bromwich Albion have been linked with a shock move for Boca Juniors ace Wilmar Barrios. Accrording to reports from El Dia in Argentina, West Bromwich Albion have shown an interest in signing Boca Juniors midfielder Wilmar Barrios this summer.

Burnley striker Nahki Wells interesting West Brom Burnley striker Nahki Wells is interesting West Brom. The Birmingham Mail says Wells, 28, didn't start a single match for Burnley last season following his ツ」5m move from Huddersfield Town, with each of his nine appearances coming from the bench. In fact he spent just 46 league minutes on the pitch in for Clarets in total and didn't score.

Join us for England v Panama on Sunday AFTER England’s dramatic victory over Tunisia we’re again inviting fans to come and watch the Three Lions at The Hawthorns for their next World Cup match against Panama on Sunday.

Invited U23 Teams For 2018/19 EFL Trophy Now Confirmed The EFL confirmed the invited Premier League and Championship Under 23 sides that will take part in this season's EFL Trophy - or Checkatrade Trophy - on Monday.

West Brom will hope Nacer Chadli continues to play World Cup role Chadli has a release clause of £17 million, so any interested party will want to believe they are getting value for money. If Chadli can continue to play a role for Belgium in what should be a long World Cup campaign, West Brom's chances of finding a buyer for the player will undoubtedly increase.

Celtic's Armstrong could reportedly cost £6m amid Southampton, West Brom speculation West Bromwich Albion, Southampton, Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion reportedly want Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong in the summer transfer window.

West Brom's Jack Fitzwater in the words of his former managers We checked out what his former managers had to say.

Brendon Batson: Darren Moore has the steel to succeed at West Brom Baggies legend Brendon Batson reckons head coach Darren Moore has the ‘steely determination’ necessary to succeed.

Away day guide: Stoke City ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Stoke City…

Championship gossip: Newcastle United's chase of West Brom striker in doubt, Swansea chasing Rangers defender Newcastle United are concerned about the rising costs of a deal for West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon according to the latest report from the Shields Gazette.

Report: Newcastle move for West Brom's Salomon Rondon unlikely Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon, but fear the cost of a potential move.

West Brom youngster Jack Fitzwater signs new deal The youngster has high hopes for his West Brom future.

Newcastle continue to monitor West Brom striker as they're linked with France U19 star Newcastle United will continue to monitor Salomon Rondon's situation at West Bromwich Albion - but spiralling costs may mean a move is unlikely. Rondon has a release clause of £16.5million, but with high wages and agent fees, the overall cost of the transfer may price the Magpies out of the market.

Newcastle target cut-price move for West Brom striker Rondon Newcastle United are considering a cut-price move for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon. The Evening Chronicle says Benitez is keen on signing Rondon, but the overall cost of the transfer could prove to be too much for United.

Burnley remain locked in West Brom talks for Rodriguez and Dawson Burnley remain locked in talks with West Brom for Jay Rodriguez and Craig Dawson. The Mirror says the Baggies are adamant that the Premier League Clarets' initial £25million offer for the pair is not good enough. But relegated Albion have not ruled out selling the duo for the right price.

Opinion: West Brom would be making big mistake signing 28-year-old forward - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion are pondering a summer swoop for Burnley forward Nakhi Wells, according to the Daily Mail. In the publication's live transfer blog on Saturday, it was reported that the Baggies are eyeing a potential move for the 28-year-old.

'Great attitude'… West Brom fans think 20-year-old blocker is one to watch - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion announced via their official website on Sunday that young defender Jack Fitzwater has signed a contract extension. The 20-year-old, who has been at The Hawthorns for his entire youth career, is now tied down to the club until the summer of 2020.

Leicester's Ahmed Musa would be a superb signing for West Brom West Bromwich Albion should consider a move for the Leicester City forward. Darren Moore has a lot of work to do at the Hawthorns this summer, if he is to guide his West Brom side to an immediate return back to the Premier League.

West Brom eyeing move for Burnley striker Nahki Wells West Bromwich Albion manager Darren Moore is considering a move for Burnley forward Nahki Wells as he looks for firepower to help the Baggies return to the Premier League, according to a report on the Birmingham Mail.

Jeremain Lens could tear the Championship up if he signs for West Bromwich Albion West Bromwich Albion are said to be interested in snapping up the Besiktas winger Jeremain Lens. According to a report on Turkish website Sondakika, West Bromwich Albion are in the race for Jeremain Lens.

'If you weren't with me when I was pouring water on my cereal…' - Lukaku not interested in Belgian detractors Romelu Lukaku is a £75 million striker at Manchester United, but he claims a number of Belgians want him to fail and have laughed at some of his previous transfer choices. The 25-year-old was tipped for the top upon making the breakthrough in his homeland at Anderlecht, with his goalscoring instincts showcased early on.

Bag a bargain at our kitman’s sale BAG a bargain with our kitman’s end-of-season sale.

Baggies back in for ex-York City starlet The Baggies are one of a number of Championship clubs showing interest in the 20-year-old, who they were keen on in 2016 when Norwich snapped him up from York City. Premier League Crystal Palace are also said to be in for Godfrey, a combative midfielder who appeared in 43 League One matches for the Shrews last season.

Away day guide: Sheffield Wednesday ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Sheffield Wednesday…

Could West Bromwich Albion starlets Kane Wilson and Kyle Edwards return to Exeter City? "I have asked the question and we have to respect West Brom, respect the fact that they are now a Championship club and they have a chance of playing there and it is very much a case of them going back to West Brom and do pre-season there," Taylor explained.

West Brom's James McClean would be a smart signing for Southampton Southampton should consider a move for the West Bromwich Albion ace this summer. Mark Hughes has a lot of work to do at Southampton this summer, if he is to build a squad of players who can push for a top 10 finish in the Premier League next season.

Relegation Doesn't Temper West Brom Spirits With The Moore Effect In Full Flow Despite suffering relegation from the Premier League in the season of 2017/18, The Hawthorns is under a wave of fresh optimism this summer.

Report: West Brom to bid for former Sunderland winger Jeremain Lens Jeremain Lens left League One Sunderland for Besiktas last month - but is reportedly on the radar of Championship outfit West Bromwich Albion. Jeremain Lens might have endured a very disappointing spell with Sunderland but that has not stopped West Bromwich Albion from considering a move for the Dutch international.

West Brom Fans Pleased As Young Talent Signs Contract Extension West Bromwich Albion's plans for the coming 2018/19 Championship campaign continued over the weekend with the announcement that youngster Jack Fitzwater had signed a new and improved deal with the club in recognition of his development. The 20-year-old defender impressed last season in two loan spells out with Forest Green Rovers and Walsall.

West Brom considering move for struggling Premier League striker West Bromwich Albion have considered a move for Nahki Wells this summer as they look to bolster their squad ahead of their return to the Sky Bet Championship. Darren Moore is preparing for his first full year of management at the Hawthorns, and is working on deals to strengthen West Brom's options going forward.

Baggies hand Fitzwater new deal Fitzwater was sent out on loan to Forest Green and Walsall last season and having gained plenty of experience in the EFL - he played 30 games in total in 2017/18 - is now setting his sights on breaking into the Baggies' first team upon their return to the Championship.

West Brom eyeing move for Holland international winger The Baggies are eager to bolster their squad ahead of next season in the Championship as they look to mount a promotion push back to the Premier League. Their manager, Darren Moore, has drawn up a list of potential targets and has focused on bringing in some more attacking options to boost his sides' offensive prowess.

"A proper Baggie" - West Brom fans react as defender signs following impressive League 1 displays West Bromwich Albion have confirmed that young defender Jack Fitzwater has signed a new deal. Fitzwater puts pen to paper on a new and improved two-year deal which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2020.

Burnley striker Nahki Wells linked with West Brom Meanwhile, Manchester United could be set for a big-money raid on one of their Premier League rivals and there's also updates on a host of teams throughout the Premier League. Here's the news hitting the headlines today:. Burnley striker Nahki Wells has been linked with a £5m move to recently-relegated West Bromwich Albion.

Romelu Lukaku: Belgium fans laughed at me for joining West Brom Former West Brom loanee Romelu Lukaku says that fans in his own country laughed at him when he went moved to The Hawthorns from Chelsea.

West Brom transfer news: Baggies set to table bid for Netherlands international with previous Premier League experience Besiktas flop Jeremain Lens could be on the move once again this summer. The Netherlands international joined the Black Eagles from Sunderland last summer but has struggled to settle in at Besiktas. The Dutchman failed to find his form this season and was subsequently dropped my manager Senol Gunes.

Should West Brom rival Middlesbrough for Sunderland's McNair after £5million bid? Middlesbrough have reportedly bid for Paddy McNair but should West Brom challenge for the Sunderland midfielder's signature? Sunderland have rejected a bid of just over £5m from Middlesbrough for Paddy McNair, reports Sky Sports.

Crystal Palace, West Brom target Norwich youngster Ben Godfrey Norwich City youngster Ben Godfrey is attracting major transfer interest. The Daily Mail says Swansea, West Brom and Crystal Palace are all monitoring Godfrey following the end of his loan spell with Shrewsbury. A £3million bid is expected at some stage.

West Brom lining up offer for Netherlands international, club will sell for right price Turkish newspaper Takvim report West Bromwich Albion are still interested in signing Jeremain Lens from Besiktas. It’s reported West Brom sporting director Guilano Terraneo, who worked in Turkey with Fenerbahce a few seasons ago, is keen on signing the Dutchman.

Romelu Lukaku reveals why he was mocked for joining West Brom The Manchester United superstar kickstarted his career on loan at The Hawthorns.

Report shares West Brom's plans for Jack Fitzwater after new contract West Bromwich Albion have agreed a new contract with Jack Fitzwater ahead of their return to the Championship. According to a report from the Express and Star, Darren Moore plans to include Jack Fitzwater in his first-team squad for next season despite Walsall hoping to tempt the West Brom youngster back for another loan spell.

Season tickets now on general sale SEASON-TICKETS for the 2018/19 campaign are now on general sale.

Shape Youth Festival 2018 - The YamYam Saturday 14 July, 11am - 5pm, at Sandwell Valley Country Park The SHAPE team has again joined forces with the Albion Foundation to put on the SHAPE Youth Festival and 5K Blind Dave Colour Run at Sandwell Valley on Saturday 14 July and provide a " colour culture" theme to celebrate the diversity and community of Sandwell.

Away day guide: Sheffield United ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Sheffield United…

Jack Fitzwater: West Brom defender signs new two-year contract West Brom defender Jack Fitzwater signs a new two-year contract with the Championship side.

Jack Fitzwater signs two-year contract with West Brom Albion have tied down promising young defender Jack Fitzwater to a new two-year contract and charged him with breaking into the first team next season.

Surely West Brom should be aiming higher than Burnley's Nahki Wells West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on signing the Burnley man. According to a report from the Daily Mail, West Brom are eyeing a summer swoop for Burnley forward Nahki Wells, but the Baggies should surely be aiming higher than the Clarets hitman.

West Brom decide against signing on loan defender The Egyptian international joined the club on loan from Egyptian outfit Zamalek in January, but he failed to make a first team appearance for the Baggies under Alan Pardew or Darren Moore. He is currently in Russia representing Egypt at the World Cup, but he won't be playing with fellow countryman Ahmed Hegazy again next season.

Should West Brom have given Ali Gabr a chance at £1.1 million? He is of course still a West Brom player, although has been linked with an exit after the club's relegation. But alongside him in the heart of the Egypt defence was another player who should interest West Brom, Ali Gabr. The 29-year-old was signed on loan in January to add strength to the West Brom defence.

Report: West Bromwich Albion turn down chance of permanent Ali Gabr signing West Bromwich Albion have reportedly decided not to activate their option to sign Egypt defender Ali Gabr permanently. The 29-year-old arrived at the Hawthorns on loan from Egyptian outfit Zamalek in the January transfer window, on the same day as Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge.

Fitzwater extends Hawthorns stay JACK Fitzwater has his sights set on Albion's first team after signing a new and improved deal with the Club.

West Brom boss Moore eager to move on Rondon West Brom boss Darren Moore is ready to listen to offers for Salomon Rondon. The Express and Star says Moore is keen to move Salomon Rondon on this summer, making several Premier League sides aware of his availability.

Report: West Brom considering Burnley striker Nahki Wells West Bromwich Albion are reportedly considering a move for the Burnley striker this summer. According to a report from the Daily Mail's live transfer blog, West Brom have considered a potential move for Burnley striker Nahki Wells this summer as they prepare for life in the Championship.

Away day guide: Rotherham United THERE’S less than one week to go until the EFL fixture release day, and we’re counting down to it by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums Albion will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Rotherham United…

Albion linked with England hopeful as coaching reshuffle revealed The latest West Brom news and views from BirminghamLive.

PSG midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak wanted by Fulham PSG midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak is being linked with a return to the Premier League. The Mirror says Fulham are interested in the Poland international. Krychowiak signed a five-year deal with the Parisians but was a bit part player in his first season and loaned to West Brom in his second.

Sturridge wants to start preseason with Liverpool Daniel Sturridge is ready to start preseason with Liverpool. The Sun says the striker is set to start pre-season at Liverpool - and attempt to fight his way into Jurgen Klopp's plans.

Away day guide: Reading THERE’S less than one week to go until the EFL fixture release day, and we’re counting down to it by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums Albion will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Reading…

Smith named U23s coach ALBION can today announce changes to our Academy coaching set-up for the 2018/19 season.

Season-ticket sales up on last year Chief Executive Mark Jenkins today praised Albion fans who are on course to out-strip the last campaign’s season-ticket sales for the 2018/19 challenge.

Here's what the bookies think about Albion's Championship prospects The latest West Brom betting odds includes what the bookies think about Championship promotion and relegation.

Walsall Scholar Agrees Leeds United Switch - The YamYam Shergill, who was released by recently-relegated West Bromwich Albion at the end of last season, was due to begin a two-year scholarship with the Saddlers at the start of July but will now join the Peacocks after the two clubs agreed terms… Why Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion stars have settled in so quickly at Walsall Stoke City and West...

West Brom announce coaching reshuffle There have been a number of changes to the West Brom coaching set-up.

West Brom and Swansea weighing up £3m bid for midfielder West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City are competing to sign Ben Godfrey, with the Sky Bet Championship rivals weighing up £3m moves for the midfielder. According to BBC Sport, Swansea are interested in signing Norwich City's Godfrey, with the midfielder also attracting interest from West Brom, whilst Crystal Palace are interested.

16 West Brom wingers that lit up the Hawthorns We take a look at West Brom's wing wizards.

Swansea City and West Brom want to sign Norwich City youngster The 20-year-old midfielder may have only made a few appearances for Norwich so far but he has shown in a recent loan spell with Norwich City that he is capable of being a top quality starter. He was a key player for the Shrews as they shocked many by reaching the Sky Bet League One play-off final.

West Brom fans discuss the renaming of the Hawthorns This is what West Brom fans have had to say about any future prospect of the Hawthorns having a name change.

West Brom releasing Egypt defender Ali Gabr West Brom are releasing Egypt defender Ali Gabr. The Express and Star says Albion have decided not to activate their option to sign defender Ali Gabr permanently. The Egyptian joined in January on loan from Zamalek but did not play a single minute with the senior team.

Wolves lining up offer for midfielder, looking to trump West Brom's bid Fenerbahce are looking to sell Josef de Souza this summer, report Turkish newspaper Milliyet. New Fenerbahce sporting director Damien Comolli is set to evaluate offers for the Brazilian and Milliyet say Wolves are keeping tabs on the 29 year old Brazilian, but face competition from West Bromwich Albion.

Jonny Evans excited by Leicester squad potential Jonny Evans is convinced by the potential of Leicester City's squad. The centre-back, who City have just signed in a £3.5m deal from West Bromwich Albion, said one of the big factors in him choosing Leicester was the strength of the squad. Evans said: "There's so much talent throughout the squad here, which is part of the reason I wanted to come.

Evans welcomes Leicester debut at Man Utd Leicester City signing Jonny Evans is happy to be making his debut against former club Manchester United. The centre-back, who City have just signed in a £3.5m deal from West Bromwich Albion, is in line to take his City bow at Old Trafford after the fixtures were released yesterday.

Report: West Bromwich Albion decide against permanent Ali Gabr signing West Bromwich Albion signed Ali Gabr on loan from Zamalek in the January transfer window. West Bromwich Albion have decided not to sign Ali Gabr on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window, according to The Express and Star.

Tottenham should target 11-goal hitman to play back-up to Kane - FootballFanCast.com Tottenham Hotspur should ponder a move for West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez if Fernando Llorente leaves before the end of the transfer window. Harry Kane is the main man in Mauricio Pochettino's team, and his position at the point of attack is unlikely to change any time soon.

West Bromwich Albion's transfer plans for next season start to take shape The latest WBA news and views.

Smith takes charge of Albion Under-23s Former Wolves defender Jamie Smith will take charge of Albion's Under-23 side next season. The coach, who joined the club to manage the Under-18 side, has been given the role after Jimmy Shan was appointed in Darren Moore's first team backroom staff. Smith's position with the Under-18 side will be filled by existing Under-16 coach Michael Scott.

West Brom turn down chance to sign Ali Gabr, should West Ham swoop in? West Ham should consider a swoop for the West Bromwich Albion defender. According to a report from the Express and Star, West Brom have decided not to take up their option to sign Ali Gabr on a permanent basis, and West Ham should swoop in for the Egyptian.

Bauer chase on for Baggies The Baggies are currently on the lookout for new faces following their relegation from the Premier League and are believed to have identified the 23-year-old as a potential option to replace Jonny Evans. Bauer made just 12 starts for Bremen last term, featuring at both centre-back and on the right of the defence.

West Brom will not sign Ali Gabr on a permanent deal - Report West Bromwich Albion have decided not to sign Ali Gabr on a permanent deal ending his short loan spell with the Baggies. Ali Gabr joined Ahmed Hegazi's West Brom back in January on loan until the end of the season but the 29-year-old haven't featured at all for the first team, playing twice for the U-23s.

4.5m-rated left-back needs to be on West Brom's radar - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion should consider moving for Burnley left-back Charlie Taylor in order to boost their options for the Championship season. The Baggies and Burnley could end up doing quite a bit of business in this window if the media speculation is anything to go by.

Moore inspires Kicks youngters ahead of national tournament PARTICIPANTS from The Albion Foundation’s Premier League Kicks programme were given a motivational speech by Darren Moore ahead of their national tournament.

Season tickets on general sale from Monday SEASON-TICKETS for the 2018/19 campaign will be on general sale from Monday, June 18.

Exclusive: Why Tony Xia Chose Aston Villa Over Their Fierce Rivals - The YamYam Why Tony Xia chose Aston Villa over their fierce rivals West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Birmingham City are also under Chinese ownership Aston Villa FCRugbyWest Bromwich Albion FCWolverhampton Wanderers FC Cyrille Regis will be honoured at ALL top flight matches after a Premier League re-think This is what the nation would...

Exclusive: Why Tony Xia chose Aston Villa over their fierce rivals West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Birmingham City are also under Chinese ownership.

Aberdeen to face West Brom as Derek McInnes welcomes former side to Pittodrie for pre-season friendly Derek McInnes will welcome his former side West Brom to Pittodrie as Aberdeen step-up their preparations for the new season next month. Scotland U21 star Oliver Burke is likely to be in the Baggies side as they travel to Pittodrie for the friendly on Friday, July 20.

Albion to make Pittodrie trip ALBION can today confirm a fourth pre-season fixture - and a reunion with the Club’s former captain Derek McInnes.

West Brom visiting Aberdeen during pre-season Albion are travelling to Aberdeen in late July for a pre-season fixture against Derek McInnes’s side.

No permanent deal for Baggies' loanee The Egypt international, who started alongside Baggies centre-back Ahmed Hegazi in his country's 1-0 defeat against Uruguay in the World Cup on Friday, joined in January from Zamalek but failed to make an impact.

Aberdeen to welcome English Championship side West Brom in friendly at Pittodrie Aberdeen will host English Championship side West Bromwich Albion in a pre-season friendly next month. As the Dons prepare for their Europa League campaign, which starts on July 26, they will entertain the Baggies at Pittodrie on Friday July 20, with a 7.30pm kick-off.

Report: Swansea battle West Brom for Bundesliga ace Robert Bauer West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City are reportedly hoping to enhance their squads by signing Robert Bauer from Werder Bremen. West Bromwich Albion, Swansea City and Stoke City were all relegated from the Premier League last season and are now going head-to-head to sign the same Bundesliga full-back.

West Brom decide not to sign Egyptian defender Ali Gabr permanently Albion have decided not to activate their option to sign Egyptian defender Ali Gabr permanently.

West Brom chief Garlick defends Evans buyout clause: Man Utd didn't want sell-on cut West Brom chief Richard Garlick has defended the buyout clause which allowed Jonny Evans to leave for Leicester City. Garlick says Albion's decision to insert a £3.5million relegation release clause into Evans' contract was one of the reasons he joined the Baggies in the first place.

Swansea City transfer news and rumours RECAP: West Ham continue pursuit of Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson Nevertheless, the club are still determined to get the best possible prices for some of their stars, as evidenced by their decision to turn down recent bids for Alfie Mawson, Lukasz Fabianski and Jordan Ayew. Good morning all. It's Friday, which means it's almost the weekend!

West Brom Hoping For Moore From The EFL Cup This Season With the Vietnam based EFL Cup round one draw taking place earlier this morning, West Bromwich Albion will be hoping the competition gives us a morale-boosting, let alone financial boosting, Cup run in 2018/19 as we look to shake off the depression of last season's Premier League relegation.

West Brom name price for in-demand duo, Premier League club interested Burnley will be forced to pay £35m if they are to land Jay Rodriguez and Craig Dawson this summer, with West Bromwich Albion holding out for a multi-million pound deal. According to Alan Nixon, usually a reliable source of social media, West Brom have set a £35m price for Burnley, who are chasing deals for Rodriguez and Dawson this summer.

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West Bromwich Albion: Government asked to reconsider safe-standing proposal Labour ask the government to reconsider their decision to reject West Bromwich Albion's safe-standing application.

Could signing Villa's Kodjia be good choice for West Brom promotion bid? Aston Villa reportedly may need to sell Jonathan Kodjia to raise funds so should West Bromwich Albion make a move? Jonathan Kodjia is one of three Aston Villa stars expected to be sold this summer in order to raise funds for the cash-strapped club, reports the Telegraph.

Are these the top ten West Brom players of all time? Do you agree with our top ten West Bromwich Albion greats over the years.

Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr start for Egypt in opening World Cup game but Sam Morsy on the bench Albion's centre-back pair of Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr have been named in Egypt’s starting line-up for their opening fixture at the World Cup.

Carabao Cup first-round draw: Frank Lampard's Derby County to face Oldham Athletic Frank Lampard's first cup game as Derby manager will be away to Oldham Athletic in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Albion learn Carabao Cup opponents ALBION have been drawn at home to Luton Town in the Carabao Cup First Round.

Early West Brom ticket sales are ‘very pleasing’ Albion are confident the number of season ticket holders at The Hawthorns will increase next term despite suffering relegation to the Championship.

Richard Garlick: Release clause helped persuade Jonny Evans to join West Brom Richard Garlick has defended Albion’s decision to insert a £3.5million relegation release clause into Jonny Evans’ contract – saying it was one of the reasons he joined the Baggies in the first place.

Away day guide: Queens Park Rangers THERE’S less than one week to go until the EFL fixture release day, and we’re counting down to it by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Queens Park Rangers…

West Brom tell Burnley to up bid for 'available' duo West Brom have told Burnley to up their bid for Craig Dawson and and Jay Rodriguez. The Mirror says Burnley have been told to up their £25million double bid for Dawson and Rodriguez. The Baggies have just lost defender Jonny Evans to Leicester for only £3.5m due to a release clause.

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Albion get Luton in Carabao Cup Albion have been drawn at home against League One Luton Town in the first round of the League Cup. The Baggies entered the first round draw having finished bottom of the Premier League last season. The game at The Hawthorns will take place on Tuesday 14th August.

Burnley make joint bid for West Bromwich Albion duo Burnley have had a combined bid for West Bromwich Albion's Jay Rodriguez and Craig Dawson rejected, with the failed fee believed to be £25 million. The Clarets were hoping that the Baggies would have accepted a reduced price for the duo following the Midlands' side's relegation to the Championship last season.

West Ham's Jordan Hugill would be a smart summer signing for West Brom West Bromwich Albion should consider a move for the West Ham United striker. West Brom boss Darren Moore has a lot of work to do at the Hawthorns this summer, if he is to take his side immediately back up to the Premier League, and West Ham's Jordan Hugill could be just the man to fire them back to the top flight.

Opinion: West Brom taking huge risk by targeting 20-cap international - FootballFanCast.com West Bromwich Albion are keeping tabs on Derby County forward Matej Vydra ahead of a possible move, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post. Darren Moore is attempting to shape a team that can challenge for promotion following last season's relegation from the Premier League.

Swansea City transfer news and rumours RECAP: Swans battle West Brom and Stoke City for German right-back According to Belgian outlet Voetbal, Championship rivals West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City are also keen on the 23-year-old, as well as Club Brugge and several others from France and Italy.

Swansea City battling West Brom and Stoke for Werder Bremen full-back Robert Bauer - reports Swansea City are interested making a move for Werder Bremen full-back Robert Bauer, but could face stern competition for his signature. According to Belgian outlet Voetbal, Championship rivals West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City are also keen on the 23-year-old, as well as Club Brugge and several others from France and Italy.

Carabao Cup draw info ALBION have been allocated ball No.32 for the Carabao Cup Round One draw which will take place in Vietnam at 10.45am on Friday, June 15.

The 3 West Brom players walking a tightrope at the Hawthorns at the moment This summer is shaping up into a key few months for West Bromwich Albion, who are preparing themselves for a return to the Sky Bet Championship. Last season saw West Brom lose their Premier League status, and after a really difficult campaign for the Baggies, Darren Moore is now preparing his side for the Championship.

Premier League club weighing up move for struggling West Brom winger Burnley are continuing to weigh up a move for Matty Phillips this summer after showing an initial interest in the West Bromwich Albion winger. A report from the Burnley Express has linked Burnley with a move for Phillips, but the Premier League outfit are yet to firm up their interest in offering the West Brom star a route back to the top-flight.

West Brom make offer to PL club as they want to wrap up big-money striker transfer West Bromwich Albion have reportedly offered Salomon Rondon to Newcastle United, The Shields Gazette reports. The Baggies want to sell Rondon, who has a £16m release clause, and have offered him to Newcastle and a number of other Premier League clubs.

West Brom keen to cash in on striker The Venezuela international is understood to be available for £16.5million this summer after a release clause in his contract was activated following Albion's relegation from the Premier League.

Burnley need to 'up the ante' to sign West Brom duo Dawson and Rodriguez are easily two of the most talented players in Darren Moore's squad and with the promise of Europa League football next season, it shouldn't take much to tempt either player to make the move to Turf Moor.

West Brom, Stoke and Swansea set to scrap it out to sign Bundesliga defender Werder Bremen defender Robert Bauer is attracting interest from Stoke City, Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion this summer, according to reports in Belgium. The recently relegated trio will scrap it out with Belgian giants Club Brugge for Bauer, Belgian media outlet Voetbal reports.

Should Newcastle target Rodriguez over West Brom teammate Rondon? Newcastle United have been linked with Salomon Rondon, but is Jay Rodriguez the West Bromwich Albion forward they should actually be targeting? Newcastle United appear to be at the front of the queue for Salomon Rondon, with the Chronicle reporting their interest in the West Bromwich Albion striker.

Should You Ever Return In Football - West Brom Fans Split On Striker Speculation Speculation linking West Bromwich Albion head coach Darren Moore with a swoop for former loanee Matej Vydra has certainly split opinions on the interweb. The Czech Republic striker spent the 2013/14 season out on loan with us and it's fair to say it wasn't a roaring success.

West Brom Need To Get Their Ducks In Line As Premier League Vultures Circle Having lost Jonny Evans for a paltry £3.5million owing to his release clause when far more was on offer last January, West Brom have to also consider Salomon Rondon's future with his own release clause capable of being enacted at any time.

West Brom's Matt Phillips would be a great signing for Southampton Southampton should consider making a move for the West Bromwich Albion star. Southampton boss Mark Hughes has a lot of work to do at St Mary's this summer, if he is to guide his side to a vastly improved 2018/19 Premier League campaign.

West Brom's Salomon Rondon would be a smart signing for Leicester Leicester City should seriously consider a move for the West Bromwich Albion hitman. The Venezuela international joined the Baggies from Zenit Saint Petersburg in the summer of 2015, for a fee believed to be worth in the region of £12 million, and he has gone on to score 28 goals for his club.

Burnley make £25m bid for West Brom's Craig Dawson and Jay Rodriguez Burnley have made a combined offer of £25m for West Brom's Craig Dawson and Jay Rodriguez, Sky Sports News understands. The Premier League club bid for the pair on Tuesday but it is expected their offer will be rejected. Burnley could go back with an improved offer but any second bid would not be too much higher than their original valuation.

West Bromwich Albion signing Robert Huth would be blow for Aston Villa West Bromwich Albion are reportedly leading the race to sign Robert Huth ahead of Midlands rivals, Aston Villa. According to a report in the Daily Mail, West Bromwich Albion are leading the race to sign Robert Huth this summer, and if they do snap up the central defender they could strike a big blow to Aston Villa's transfer plans.

Time to get serious: West Brom must seal these deals and underline their 18/19 ambitions Promotion is the goal for West Bromwich Albion next season - there is no doubt about that. Following their disappointing relegation from the Premier League, the Baggies are aiming to bounce back at the first time of asking.