England prodigy, Saido Berahino arrested!

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England and West Brom prodigy, Saido Berahino is set to be questioned after being arrested for drink-driving. The footballer was stopped on the M6 near junction 20 for Lymm, Cheshire, just before 4am on 22nd October. A police spokeswoman said the 21-year-old’s car had been travelling at “high speed” on the southbound carriageway. Berahino is due to return to a …

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West Brom in contract talks with star striker

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West Brom have opened negotiations with their star striker, Saido Berahino. Albion will want Berahino to remain a Baggie as they look to fend off interest from bigger clubs in the Premier League. The 21-year-old who has been called up to the England senior squad in recent days has bagged 8 goals so far this season. Berahino had said before …

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Berahino says he owes everything to his Mother

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Saido Berahino’s delight at being called up to the England senior squad caused the West Brom striker to say a very special thank you, to his Mum. Berahino said that it is because of his Mum that he is where he is today. A humbling moment. The 21-year-old arrived in England 1o-years-ago after being granted asylum from war-torn Burundi. Speaking to BBC …

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West Brom Twitter account falls flat on its face after this…

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Whoever is in charge of the West Brom Twitter account will be somewhat red faced after this tweet back fired last night. West Brom were 1-0 up against Manchester United at half-time and it appeared that Marourane Fellaini was getting ready to come on. A player who has struggled to settle to life at United so far, the West Brom …

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West Brom target Porto’s Rolando

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West Brom have been given the green-light to go ahead with their enquiry for the Portuguese defender. The Porto centre-back is surplus to requirements in his home country and West Brom are set to come in for the defender when the January transfer window opens. According to the Mirror, the Baggies, Galatasaray and Inter Milan are said to all be chasing …

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Saido Berahino – ready for England

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5 goals in 8 games from the 21-year-old has put West Brom striker, Saido Berahino in the lime-light once more. Yesterday, England manager Roy Hodgson stepped up to announce his Three Lions squad just past midday and everyone was waiting in expectation to hear the name Berahino in the list. Not to be. Berahino had instead be re-called by the …

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West Brom defender signs new deal

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West Brom defender, Craig Dawson has penned a new contract with the baggies after signing a new three-year-deal. The Baggies pinched Dawson from Rochdale back in 2010 and has found it difficult at times to settle at the Hawthorns. However, since proving his worth in the starting line up under Alan Irvine, Dawson has been a solid asset to the …

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West Brom sign Portuguese winger Varela

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Sky Sports have confirmed that West Brom have made their tenth addition to their squad this summer, Albion boss Alan Irvine has signed Silvestre Varela from Porto on loan for the rest of the season. Varela was part of the Portugal World Cup squad this summer and scored the last minute equaliser against the USA in a 2-2 draw. The 29-year-old …

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BREAKING NEWS – West Brom sign Samaras

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Breaking News has emerged this morning from the Hawthorns, West Brom have captured former Celtic and Greece striker, Georgios Samaras on a two-year-deal. https://twitter.com/SkySportsNewsHQ/status/502760805834969089 Earlier this week, Albion boss Alan Irvine expressed his interest in the Greek striker who left Celtic in the summer, “He’s a player we’re aware of. We have enquired about him. Nothing is done as far …

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If Chelsea lose to West Brom history tells us that Rafa will get the boot

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Andre Villas-Boas was sacked following a defeat to West Brom, Roberto Di Matteo was sacked following a defeat to West Brom… so Rafael Benitez would do well to avoid an embarrassing result at home to the Baggies this weekend. Di Matteo based his Chelsea side around the creative trio of Oscar, Eden Hazard and Juan Mata earlier this season, but …

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Why defeat to Swansea might be the catalyst that kick starts Arsenal’s season.

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On the way home from the Arsenal game today I heard the following exchange between a pair of middle age Gooners. One said ‘that’s it now we can only expect Arsenal to be like they were in the 80s under Don Howe.’ The other fella responded ‘What no league wins, just the odd cup?’ It then struck me that Arsenal …

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