The Transition of Albion

Steve Hermon Blog

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Watching West Brom this season has made me realise the amazing progress the club has made since regaining their Premier League status in 2010.

They are in their 3rd season in a row and they have firmly established themselves as a Premier League club. Local rivals Wolves were relegated in their 3rd campaign back in the top flight but I can’t see that happening at the Hawthorns. I will tell you why.

They’ve kept a few players from the team that got them promoted from the Championship, like Chris Brunt, James Morrison, Graeme Dorrans and Youssuf Mulumbu, which is important for consistency. However, they’ve also built up their squad gradually, adding that extra bit of quality and without breaking the bank as well.

Their Player of the Year last season was Gareth McAuley. The no nonsense centre back arrived last summer on a free from Ipswich. It wasn’t an exciting…

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