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Padcast: Don’t write West Brom off just yet…

by Josh Powell | November 28, 2012

NO MORE BOING-BOING BAGGIES: Steve Clarke has got West Brom playing some stunning football

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The 3-1 defeat away to Swansea may be seen by many as the result that signals the end of West Brom’s incredible run. The Baggies have been in irresistable form that sees them up to fourth in the Premier League and the Padcast lads aren’t writing them off just yet.

‘There are fans in their sixties, seventies and beyond that are genuinely comparing this team to the side of the late 1970s. These lads might not be as good as that, they were a phenomenal team, but it’s the first time since then that West Brom have had a Premier League team that can go to your Old Traffords and get a result’.

Chris Lepkowski from the Birmingham Mail is just one of the many West Brom fans that are bouncing off the walls following the Baggies unbelievable start to the season. But he isn’t at all surprised.

He joins the lads on the Padcast this week to tell us why we shouldn’t be shocked to see West Brom near the top of the table and how Steve Clarke’s tactics, training routines and team selection have got West Brom into the Champions League places.

Is he dreaming of Europe next season? Quite possibly. With comparisons being drawn to Newcastle’s unbelievable year last season Chris keeps a certain realism in his expectations for what is still to come.

Aside from the West Brom love-in we talk Harry Redknapp and the probable relegation of QPR, Barry Lenihan is back in the studio with his latest whacky news from around the world and we bring you a bucket-load of tips for the weekend including a stunning 11/2 treble.

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