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A WBA Fan’s View: Roy Hodgson, The Right Man at the Right Time

Ross Giles is a West Bromwich Albion fan, you can follow him on Twitter here. He’s seen a lot of ups and downs over the past few years, but here, he explains how one man may just be changing the fortunes of his beloved club…

Fans of West Bromwich Albion have been used to a rollercoaster. For the last 11 seasons, they have either been in a promotion or relegation scrap going into the last weeks of the season. Only once have they survived in the Premier League after promotion, the miraculous “Great Escape” in 2004/05, which was little more than a lucky fluke after only winning one of the last seven games and being the best of a very bad bunch. The next season a similar run meant they were relegated with matches to spare. This year looked much the same until the appointment of Roy Hodgson.

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OMB’s Top Ten Premier League Entertainers… #5 Craig Bellamy

I’m counting down the top ten players who have made me laugh and (almost) cry since the start of the Premier League. The list doesn’t only take into account how these players performed on the field, it also takes into account how they performed off the field too… In fifth place, Craig Bellamy.

In total, Craig Bellamy has amassed £45 million pounds in transfer fees. He is the Cardiff born centre-forward who started his career at Norwich and went on to play for six Premier League clubs. Undoubtably a great player, but it will probably be his behavioural skills that most will remember him for when he retires.

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Around The Grounds – 7th Feb to 13th Feb 2011

Taking a look at the best football blog entries. This week Heskey gets rejected, Thierry Henry has a perv, Man Utd’s new anthem and more…

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FIFA Scout Report – Luis Suárez Signs For Liverpool

The rules to a FIFA scouting report are simple. A new or prospective signing for a club represents them on FIFA 11 against three random clubs from their native league. Will their performance be relative to how they’ll get on in real life? Who knows? Maybe club managers and owners will be using this method in the future.

Luis Suárez plays three matches for Liverpool on FIFA 11. How did he get on?

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FIFA Scout Report – Andy Carroll Arrives at Liverpool

The rules to a FIFA scouting report are simple. A new or prospective signing for a club represents them on FIFA 11 against three random clubs from their native league. Will their performance be relative to how they’ll get on in real life? Who knows? Maybe club managers and owners will be using this method in the future.

Andy Carroll plays three matches for Liverpool on FIFA 11. How did he get on?

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Grab Your Quote – Robbie Fowler

As football journeys go, Liverpool to Perth is a pretty long one, especially when you consider  the stops in between. Robbie Fowler or, ‘God’ as the Liverpool fans lovingly refer to him, has had an eventful career scoring over 180 goals for 8 clubs. What does the man himself have to say?


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269 Rumours & 44 Arrivals – The 2011 January Transfer Window Rumour Vs Truth, Club by Club

The January transfer window is fuelled by newspaper talk. Will Arsenal sign that 17 year-old wonderkid from Rennes? Will Blackburn’s new owners allow their manager to put in an audacious bid for the world star at the top of his game? Who knows, but people still read it every day. The truth is out there, it’s actually below. Which Premier League clubs were linked with which players, and who actually, really signed for them?

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Arsenal Rumours

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Southampton), Mamadou Sakho (PSG), Quade Taylor (Dulwich Hamlet), Paul McCallum (Dulwich Hamlet), Eden Hazard (Lille), Madjid Bougherra (Rangers), Jonathan Woodgate (Tottenham Hotspur), Gary Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moscow), Michael Ciani (FC Lorient), Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers), Neven Subotić (Borussia Dortmund), Matthew Upson (West Ham Utd), Sol Campbell (Newcastle Utd), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Romelu Lukaku (Anderlecht)

Arsenal Players In

None

Arsenal Rumour:Truth Ratio

17 rumours, 0 transfers = 100% Rumours

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