Focus on West Brom

Baggies facing a stern test

July 30, 2013
By David Instone
The first four-and-a-bit months of last season reaped 33 of the 49 points West Bromwich Albion were to harvest in 2012-13.

The next four-and-a-bit weeks could determine whether the follow-up will be another success story or the start of a worrying downturn that even some treasured figures in Hawthorns folklore appear to be fearing.

Forget, for now, the programme that will unfold before our eyes up to the turn of the year. It's what the Baggies do in what is left of this transfer ...

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