In For The Drop – Part 1: West Brom

This is the beginning of a mini-series looking at the current battle to get out of the Premier League. Today’s candidate: West Bromwich Albion. This season the more interesting end of season finish isn’t the challenge for the title, it’s the one where a team plays so badly and look certain for the drop. But the others come in and say: “No, we are much worse than you…” and then go and prove it. Apart from though – looking at their performances the last couple of matches – it is the Baggies who are actually putting up a bit of…

[Video] Sir Bobby Is On Borrowed Time

I was saddened to read the following article via Soccernet this morning. Sir Bobby is a battler and I thought he would have won this one too. Sir Bobby admits defeat in battle against cancer Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson has admitted he will lose his battle with lung cancer ‘sooner rather than later’. Robson has been battling a fifth bout of the illness and has accepted doctors’ prognosis that he is unlikely to beat it. Speaking to The Sun, he said: ‘I have accepted what they have told me and I am determined to make the most of…