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‘Need Bilic back’ – Many West Brom fans fume as Baggies stumble through Middlesbrough clash

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West Bromwich Albion have fallen off the pace of AFC Bournemouth and Fulham in the Championship promotion race over recent weeks after a strong start. 

Valerien Ismael was appointed in the summer after impressing at Barnsley in the Championship last season and oversaw a positive opening couple of months.

However, as AFC Bournemouth and Fulham move through the gears smoothly, West Brom’s form has been patchy to say the least.

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This afternoon, for example, they trailed 1-0 to Middlesbrough at half-time, despite being the home side and boasting a plethora of first-team talent to lean on.

For some fans, it isn’t good enough.

Many aren’t impressed by Ismael’s direct style of play and the tactics that West Brom are showcasing from week-to-week.

West Brom were relegated from the Premier League last season and there’s very little patience amongst supporters despite the season still being relatively young.

We take a look at what a handful of supporters are saying on Twitter:


Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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