I began my first season at west bromwich albion, with expectations set at a mid table finish.
Our pre-season results:
Reserves (home) 2-0 scorers: Mulumbu and Long MOM: Brunt
Barrow (away) 1-5 scorers: Cox (hat-trick), Brunt and Mulumbu MOM: Cox
Mladenovac (away) 0-1 scorers: Mulumbu MOM: Mulumbu
Dinamo (Away) 1-3 scorers: Olsson (brace) and Odemwingie MOM: Olsson
Nurnburg (home) 1-0 scorers: Odemwingie MOM: odemwingie
Atalanta (home) 1-1 Scorers: Moralez (o.g) MOM: Danny Wilson
Levante (home) 4-1 Scorers: Thomas, Rodriguez, whittingham and Odemwingie MOM: Whittingham
Then, we where in the created Hawthorns Cup:
Anderlecht 1-2 Scorers: Odemwingie
Anderlecht beat Shamrock Rovers in the final.
In the league we first faced tottenham, then sunderland, preston in the league cup, and finally everton.
Tottenham (away) 0-3 Scorers: Rodriguez (brace) and Olsson MOM: rodriguez
Sunderland (home) 1-0 Scorers: Vaughan (o.g) MOM: Chris Brunt
Preston (home) 2-0 scorers: odemwingie and Olsson MOM: Jonas Olsson
Everton: (away) 1-0 Scorers: none
After these games we where 6th. Danny Wilson was given the young player of the month for his performances.
Now for the transfers:
Sean Davis Bolton £900 k: Cheap fee for a good defensive midfielder
Danny Wilson Liverpool Loan: Good youngster, high potential, young player of august
Peter Whittingham Cardiff £2.5 million: one of the best championship players currently
Yaya Sanogo Aj auxerre Loan fee £160 k: High potential, young striker, free at end of season
Jerson Cabral Feyenoord Loan fee £475 k: Good attacking midfielder
Jay rodriguez Burnley £10 million: A brilliant striker for the future, and the scorer of two at tottenham
Will Keane, Michele Fornassier, Tom Thorpe, Larnell cole Man. utd combined fee: £1.575 million: all good potential, for the future.
Ignasi Miquel Arsenal £650 k: another prospective youngster in for a talented future
Sol campbell, Alassane N’Diaye Free: Sol brings experience and Alassane is a good potentially youngster
Jese real madrid £275 k: 4 star potential and at that price
Jamal Blackman Chelsea £50 k: good potential cheap price.
George thorne southampton loan
Billy Jones Birmingham loan
Graham Dorrans £3.6 million
8 Players on free (including Marc Antoine fortune and roman bednar)
Kayden Brown Shrewbury Loan
Chris Wood Bresica Loan
Lateef Elford Ailyu brentford loan
Our games for september and october are:
stoke League cup away
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