Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final

Soccer May 15, 2019

Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final

Aston Villa progressed to within one game of a return to the English Premier League after edging West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties in the Championship playoff semifinals on Tuesday. West Brom won 1-0 on the night at the Hawthorns to level ...

Southampton all but secures top-flight survival

Soccer May 9, 2018

Southampton all but secures top-flight survival

Southampton almost certainly secured its Premier League survival after Manolo Gabbiadini's second-half goal gave it a 1-0 win over Swansea City on Tuesday that left its relegation rival deep in the mire. Substitute Gabbiadini bundled home a scrappy goal after 72 minutes to settle a ...

Lacazette strikes twice as Arsenal beats West Brom

Soccer Sep 26, 2017

Lacazette strikes twice as Arsenal beats West Brom

Arsenal kept up its 100 percent home record this season with a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with new club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette grabbing both the goals. West Brom had lost on its previous six visits to the ...

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Soccer Aug 24, 2016

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Watford and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round. Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers before also advancing to the ...

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

Soccer Apr 25, 2016

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

No Jamie Vardy, no problem for Leicester. Even with their top-scorer suspended, the Premier League leaders still overpowered Swansea 4-0 on Sunday to move another step closer to collecting the trophy. The only team that can catch Leicester is Tottenham, but the preseason 5,000-1 outsiders have ...

Soccer Dec 24, 2015

Ex-England defender Howe dies at 80

Don Howe, a former England defender who became a key member of the England coaching staff, has died. He was 80. Howe's death was announced Wednesday by the English Football Association as well as West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal, two teams he played for and ...

Toure nets pair as Man City routs West Brom in opener

Soccer Aug 11, 2015

Toure nets pair as Man City routs West Brom in opener

Yaya Toure scored twice in the first half on Monday night as Manchester City began its Premier League campaign with an impressive 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. Toure scored with two shots from just outside the area in the ninth and 24th minutes as ...

Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Soccer Mar 15, 2014

Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Striker Nicolas Anelka announced Friday he was leaving West Bromwich Albion and terminating his contract with immediate effect after being suspended for five matches by the Football Association for a racially aggravated goal celebration. The Premier League club responded by saying the player's statement was ...