Birmingham news and blogs Monday 23 April 2018
Advanced
Careimages website hosting sponsor

 

Black Country Bugle

5874 stories

RSS feed for Black Country Bugle

 

Sport
Why Arsenal ‘gave up’ trying to sign West Brom defender Jonny Evans in January – reports 

19 Feb 18

The Baggies defender stayed put in January, despite interest from Arsenal and Manchester City…


Sport
Wolves player ratings: Ivan Cavaleiro and Co assessed after draw at Preston 

18 Feb 18

Ryan Leister dishes out the marks after the 1-1 at Deepdale…


Sport
‘This one crazy evening’ West Brom running out of chances to make it up to disgruntled fans 

18 Feb 18

WBA host Huddersfield at The Hawthorns next weekend after crashing out of the FA Cup…


Sport
A new player of the year candidate is emerging as Wolves keep the promotion push ticking 

18 Feb 18

WWFC picked up a point at Preston and it’s Norwich at home next…


Sport
“Taxi for Hammond and Pardew!” – angry West Brom fans want action after defeat to Southampton in FA Cup 

17 Feb 18

The West Brom fans are unhappy after their side’s defeat to Southampton…


Sport
West Brom player ratings: Gareth Barry has a stinker – here’s how everyone else performed 

17 Feb 18

This is how Paul Suart scored the West Brom players after the defeat to Southampton…


Sport
West Brom boss Alan Pardew will be next Premier League manager to be sacked, according to the bookies 

17 Feb 18

Four senior West Brom players are currently being investigated following allegations about a stolen taxi in Barcelona…


Sport
Connor Coady: Leaving Liverpool, and how Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has revitalised his career 

17 Feb 18

Jon Cross talks to Conor Coady about giving up Anfield and his transformation at Wolves…


Sport
West Brom team news: How the Barcelona taxi four have fared in Alan Pardew’s selection 

17 Feb 18

West Brom boss Alan Pardew names his side to face Southampton…


Sport
Preston vs Wolves TV details: Who’s in the teams? What time is kick-off? 

17 Feb 18

A bumper preview ahead of Wolves’ trip to Deepdale…


Sport
Will Evans, Barry, Livermore or Myhill play today? West Brom boss Alan Pardew explains his stance 

17 Feb 18

The quartet were involved in an incident in Spain…


Sport
Alan Pardew transcript: West Brom boss on ‘unacceptable’ conduct, Daniel Sturridge and job security 

17 Feb 18

Read the transcript at the end of a tumultuous week for WBA…


Sport
Aston Villa digest: Wolves challenge, Hutton contract, Bruce’s gratitude, JT to Chelsea rumour 

17 Feb 18

All the news and views from AVFC…


Sport
Wolves digest: Villa tickets, Preston North End preview, Steve Bruce warning 

17 Feb 18

All the news and views from WWFC…


Sport
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has this warning for Wolves as promotion race intensifies 

16 Feb 18

AVFC are currently 12 points behind runaway leaders WWFC…


Sport
West Brom feature: Brown Ideye – the massive signing that proved to be a flop 

16 Feb 18

A look back at West Bromwich Albion’s signing of Brown Ideye and what happened next…


Sport
This is where Wolves would be in the league without Barry Douglas and Ivan Cavaleiro 

16 Feb 18

This is the true worth of the Wolverhampton Wanderers pair…


Sport
Exclusive: Matty Fryatt on goals, glory, Walsall, Merson and the injury that wrecked his career 

16 Feb 18

After announcing his retirement last week, former Walsall star Matty Fryatt spoke exclusively to Saddlers reporter Michael Beardmore.


Sport
Boxing: Tommy Langford hopes to have last laugh in stand-up 

16 Feb 18

Tommy Langford hopes to at last give fellow Baggies fans something to cheer when he puts his British middleweight title on the line against Blackpools Jack Arnfield.


Sport
Birmingham City and ex-West Brom defender Paul Robinson announces his plans for retirement 

15 Feb 18

BCFC defender Robbo will be hanging up his boots at the end of the season…


Sport
West Bromwich Albion: An update on Jay Rodriguez’s fight to clear his name 

15 Feb 18

The striker has been accused of racially abusing Brighton defender Gaetan Bong…


Sport
When is the FA Cup sixth round draw and what number are West Brom? 

15 Feb 18

All you need to know about the FA Cup quarter-final draw…


Sport
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ season could be super-charged by this record-breaking boost 

15 Feb 18

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men currently top the Championship table and have even bigger plans…


Sport
Average Premier League wages revealed: This is what Wolves would be competing with 

15 Feb 18

Players at Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal largely earn more than 4 million a year…


Sport
The lengths West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez is going to clear his name after race allegation 

14 Feb 18

The striker has been accused of racially abusing Brighton defender Gaetan Bong…


Sport
Six West Bromwich Albion games that could set up the Great Escape II 

14 Feb 18

Time is running out for the Baggies to fight off Premier League relegation…


Sport
At last – some good news for West Bromwich Albion with Ali Gabr boost 

14 Feb 18

International is currently away in Barcelona with WBA…


Sport
Super-computer predicts Premier League ending – and gloom for West Brom, Spurs and Southampton 

14 Feb 18

West Brom, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City and Southampton fans look away now…


Sport
A ‘super computer’ predicted the Championship table – here’s what it said about Aston Villa, Wolves and Birmingham City 

14 Feb 18

A so-called ‘Super Computer’ has predicted the outcome of the Championship season – here are the results…


Sport
Will West Brom avoid Premier League relegation? Baggies fans deliver their verdict 

14 Feb 18

WBA supporters give bleak outlook in relegation poll…


Sport
Championship promotion predictor: Plot the Wolves path to promotion with our gadget 

14 Feb 18

First, second, or a collapse? Tell us how Wolves will fare for the rest of the season…


Sport
Premier League relegation predictor – plot a path to safety for West Brom 

14 Feb 18

With eleven games left, take a couple of minutes to consider how the run-in will pan out…


Sport
West Brom digest: Reaction to double-sacking; Chairman’s message; Sturridge update 

14 Feb 18

The latest from The Hawthorns after defeat to Chelsea and a double sacking at board level…


Sport
Wolverhampton Wanderers digest: Jota latest; Ticket news; Midfielder targeted 

14 Feb 18

The latest from Molineux as the table-toppers continue their charge towards the Premier League…


Sport
The full Alan Pardew transcript as West Bromwich Albion’s relegation woes deepen 

13 Feb 18

Pardew was talking after WBA’s 3-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge…


Sport
These are West Brom stars Daniel Sturridge, Nacer Chadli, and James Morrison’s expected return dates 

13 Feb 18

Boss Alan Pardew is currently dealing with a crippling injury list…


Sport
Preston North End vs Wolverhampton Wanderers: TV details, team news, predicted XIs, boss thoughts, betting odds 

13 Feb 18

A bumper preview ahead of Wolves’ trip to Deepdale…


Sport
West Bromwich Albion v Southampton: Team news, kick off time, TV details and more 

13 Feb 18

All the information you need to know ahead of the Baggies FA Cup clash with the Saints…


Sport
This is our take on the most ruthless act of Guocuhan Lai’s fledgling West Brom reign 

13 Feb 18

Paul Suart discusses the exit of two board members – and the supposed effect it may have on the pitch…


Sport
West Brom defender Ali Gabr finally receives clearance to be selected – reports 

13 Feb 18

The loanee hasn’t been available to Alan Pardew since he arrived…


Sport
Expert reveals why Daniel Sturridge has had so many injuries – and why his woes aren’t over 

13 Feb 18

Chelsea eased the growing pressure on Antonio Conte and returned to the Premier League’s top four with a convincing 3-0 win over West Brom…


Sport
This is what Tom Ross had to say on West Brom sacking John Williams and Martin Goodman 

13 Feb 18

Tom Ross has his say on the latest events at West Brom…


Sport
Williams and Goodman sacked – The key factors behind West Brom’s Premier League plummet 

13 Feb 18

Alex Dicken takes a closer look at why West Brom have found themselves in this position…


Sport
West Brom confirm sacking of chairman John Williams and chief executive Martin Goodman 

13 Feb 18

The Baggies’ senior pair have both been placed on gardening leave…


Sport
West Brom sack chairman and chief executive – live updates 

13 Feb 18

The rock-bottom Baggies have announced chairman John Williams and chief executive Martin Goodman will be leaving immediately…


Sport
Daniel Sturridge may never be the same player again – former Liverpool man Michael Owen on the latest injury setback for West Brom striker 

13 Feb 18

Former Liverpool and England striker has his say on the West Brom striker’s latest injury…


Sport
Jay Rodriguez watch: How the West Brom forward performed in first game since Gaetan Bong charge 

13 Feb 18

We take a look at how the West Brom striker performed in his first game since the FA Charged him over Gaetan Bong incident…


Sport
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte on beating West Brom and pressures of the job 

13 Feb 18

This is what the Chelsea boss had to say after the comprehensive victory over West Brom…


Sport
Alan Pardew provides West Brom injury update for Chelsea trip 

12 Feb 18

Three key players return for WBA but the news isn’t all good…


Sport
You know you’re a West Brom fan if you never utter these words 

10 Feb 18

Are you a Baggie? If so these words will never leave your mouth…


Sport
You know you’re a Wolverhampton Wanderers fan if you never utter these words 

10 Feb 18

Are you a WWFC supporter? If so these words will never leave your mouth…


Sport
“I am no porn star!” – former Birmingham City and Wolves winger Jermaine Pennant hits out after webcam sex session claims 

10 Feb 18

The ex Wolves and Blues man has hit the headlines – and he isn’t happy about it…


Sport
Ian Holloway’s plan; the ultimate player quiz; Nuno’s verdict – the Wolves v QPR preview 

10 Feb 18

A round up of all things Wolves ahead of the visit of the Hoops…


Sport
Try and name every player to have played for Wolves this season – in five minutes 

9 Feb 18

Wanderers are flying this season – question is, can you name every player to have played…


Sport
Will West Brom stay up? Our writers offer their verdicts 

9 Feb 18

The Baggies need points and victories – and fast…


Sport
Alan Pardew reveals the West Brom team news fans will be relieved about 

9 Feb 18

The Baggies will be boosted by the return of a number of players at Chelsea…


Sport
Alan Pardew’s fear for West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez after FA charge 

9 Feb 18

The striker has been charged by the FA after an incident with Brighton defender Gaetan Bong…


Sport
We asked five footballer writers to name their best West Brom XI – this is what happened 

9 Feb 18

Who starts for West Brom when every player is fit…


Sport
The West Brom quiz every staunch Albion fan should complete 

9 Feb 18

How’s your knowledge of Albion’s current campaign to date…


Sport
West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez hit with Football Association charge 

8 Feb 18

WBA ‘remain fully supportive’ of Rodriguez.