Bilic plays down title hopes despite West Brom going six points clear
13 Feb
2020
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Bilic plays down title hopes despite West Brom going six points clear »

West Brom head coach Slaven Bilic played down his side’s Sky Bet Championship title hopes after their 2-1 win at Reading extended their lead at the top of the table to six points. Albion went behind in the 11th minute when defender Kyle Bartley handled in the area and George Puscas slotted home the penalty.…

Baggies boss Bilic hails impact of new boy Robinson
2 Feb
2020
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Baggies boss Bilic hails impact of new boy Robinson »

West Brom head coach Slaven Bilic hailed new signing Callum Robinson after the on-loan Sheffield United forward proved instrumental in their return to winning ways against Luton. The 24-year-old set up Albion’s first goal when his cross was turned in by Donervon Daniels in the 14th minute before Seyi Ajayi headed home 20 minutes from…

Frustrated Bilic looks back in a bid to move faltering Baggies forward
29 Jan
2020
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Frustrated Bilic looks back in a bid to move faltering Baggies forward »

Slaven Bilic emerged from a lengthy dressing room inquest to warn West Brom’s promotion ambitions will be over unless they “get the team back”. West Brom lost top spot in the Sky Bet Championship to Leeds after slipping to a 2-1 defeat at Cardiff on Tuesday, stretching the Baggies’ winless run in the league to…

Bilic returns and Rooney heads to Sixfields – three standout FA Cup ties
6 Jan
2020
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Bilic returns and Rooney heads to Sixfields – three standout FA Cup ties »

The draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup was made on Monday evening. Here, the PA News Agency picks out three tasty ties. Manchester City v Fulham 🏆 We’ve been drawn away to @ManCity in the #EmiratesFACup Fourth Round! pic.twitter.com/zW7iAcKdI6 — Fulham Football Club (@FulhamFC) January 6, 2020 Scott Parker’s Fulham will take…

Slaven Bilic: Ahmed Hegazi omitted following training-ground incident
21 Dec
2019
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Slaven Bilic: Ahmed Hegazi omitted following training-ground incident »

Slaven Bilic revealed West Brom defender Ahmed Hegazi was excluded from the squad because of a training ground incident – as he admitted his team had a lucky escape in their 1-1 draw against Brentford. Darnell Furlong salvaged a point in first-half time added on for the Baggies after Henrik Dalsgaard gave dominant Brentford a…

West Brom boss Bilic hails class act Austin
14 Dec
2019
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West Brom boss Bilic hails class act Austin »

Slaven Bilic hailed two-goal Charlie Austin as a class act but admitted he cannot guarantee him a start as West Brom came from behind to beat Birmingham 3-2 at St. Andrew’s. Substitute Austin scored with his first touch of the ball in the 73rd minute and grabbed the winner eight minutes later to make it…

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic wary of threat posed by Swansea
7 Dec
2019
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West Brom boss Slaven Bilic wary of threat posed by Swansea »

Slaven Bilic expects a “Premier League” test when his West Brom side go up against Swansea on Sunday. The two teams were relegated together in 2018 but Albion go into the game in a strong position to return to the top flight, while Swansea are just outside the play-off places. But Bilic said: “There’s still…

Slaven Bilic impressed with everything about West Brom performance
27 Nov
2019
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Slaven Bilic impressed with everything about West Brom performance »

Slaven Bilic insisted West Brom “slaughtered” Bristol City as they sealed a comprehensive 4-1 win to return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship. Goals from Kieran Gibbs, Matheus Pereira, Hal Robson-Kanu and Charlie Austin made Albion the top scorers in the division, with the one blip Famara Diedhiou’s reply to make it 2-1.…