Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - West Bromwich Albion

Your complete guide to the Baggies' players, formation and chances in the new season

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Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - West Bromwich Albion
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Radio Times staff

HOME GROUND: The Hawthorns

MANAGER: Steve Clarke


LAST SEASON STATS

PREMIER LEAGUE: 10th
FA CUP: 4th Round
LEAGUE CUP: 3rd Round
EUROPE: Did not qualify
TOP SCORER (ALL COMPS): Peter Odemwingie, 11

SQUAD

KEEPERS

1 Ben Foster

13 Boaz Myhill

19 Luke Daniels

DEFENDERS

2 Steven Reid

3 Jonas Olsson

6 Liam Ridgewell

18 Gonzalo Jara Reyes    

23 Gareth McAuley

25 Craig Dawson

26 James Hurst

28 Billy Jones

30 Gabriel Tamas

40 Liam O'Neil

41 Cameron Gayle

MIDFIELDERS

5 Claudio Yacob

7 James Morrison  

11 Chris Brunt

14 Jerome Thomas

15 George Thorne

16 Scott Allan

17 Graham Dorrans

21 Youssouf Mulumbu    

27 Sam Mantom

34 Kemar Roofe

35 Romaine Sawyers

37 Kayelden Brown

 FORWARDS

8 Markus Rosenberg

9 Shane Long

10 Yassine El Ghanassy

20 Romelu Lukaku

22 Zoltan Gera

24 Peter Odemwingie

32 Marc-Antoine Fortune

36 Adil Nabi

38 Saldo Berahino

39 Chris Wood


Jonas Olsson

STAR MAN: JONAS OLSSON

West Brom’s huge Player of the Year is a one-man barrier – no one blocked more shots in the Prem last season than the Swedish centre-back.

GOAL ACE: PETER ODEMWINGIE

His goals over the past two seasons have resulted in West Brom gaining an extra 25 points

SUMMER TRANSFERS

IN: Ben Foster (Birmingham, £6 million), Yassine El Ghanassy (AA Gent, loan), Claudio Yacob (Racing Club de Avellaneda, free), Markus Rosenberg (Werder Bremen, free)

OUT: Keith Andrews (Bolton, free), Joe Mattock (Sheffield Wednesday, free), Nicky Shorey (Reading, free), Marton Fulop (Astera Tripolis, free), Somen Tchoyi (released), Paul Scharner (released)

STRONGEST LINEUP

[GK] FOSTER

[RB] REID

[CB] OLSSON

[CB] MCAULEY

[LB] RIDGWELL

[RM] THOMAS

[CM] MULUMBU

[CM] DORRANS

[LM] BRUNT

[CF] LONG

[CF] ODEMWINGIE

4-4-2

Style: Counter-attacking at speed

TOP 3 TWITTER STARS

1 PETER ODEMWINGIE - 77,583 followers

2 BEN FOSTER - 31,274 followers

3 STEVEN REID - 24,255 followers


RATINGS

DEFENCE: 6

MIDFIELD: 6

ATTACK: 7

AVERAGE: 6


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