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Bilic enthuses on Championship madness after West Brom promotion

Date published: Wednesday 22nd July 2020 11:10 Slaven Bilic beamed with joy after West Brom returned to the Premier League via the automatic route, stating:  “It’s at the top (of his achievements).” The Baggies survived final-night nerves as they drew 2-2 with QPR and nearest challengers Brentford lost 2-1 to Barnsley.It meant Albion, who lost in last season’s play-off semi-finals, were promoted from the Sky Bet Championship by two points – 10 points behind champions Leeds – and ended their two-year top-flight exile. Callum Robinson had put the hosts 2-1 up only for Ebere Eze to deny them victory. Ryan Mannings opened the scoring for Rangers with Grady Diangana levelling. Bilic took Croatia to two European Championships and...
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Bilic struggles to explain West Brom performance in defeat to Huddersfield

Date published: Friday 17th July 2020 9:21 West Brom boss Slaven Bilic was at a loss to explain why his team “crumbled under the pressure” as defeat at Huddersfield took automatic promotion out of their hands and sent Leeds up to the Premier League. Emile Smith Rowe’s 86th-minute goal secured a 2-1 win for the Terriers, who are now essentially safe from the drop, but, while Leeds celebrated promotion a little further up the M62, West Brom could find themselves in third place by Saturday afternoon when hard-charging Brentford travel to Stoke.The Baggies found themselves on the back foot as early as the fourth minute when Chris Willock poked Huddersfield in front, and West Brom were lucky to be awarded a controversial equalis...
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Bilic: Everything in our hands, but will be ‘big Preston fan’ on Wednesday

Date published: Wednesday 15th July 2020 11:38 West Brom manager Slaven Bilic has given his thoughts after his side drew 0-0 with Fulham on Tuesday evening. The result leaves West Brom four points ahead of third-placed Brentford who could close the gap to just a point with a win against Preston on Wednesday.Brentford are on a phenomenal run since the restart, winning six out of six – the only side to do so. Understandably – the pressure is cranking up on Albion. Despite this, Bilic remains confident in his side. “Everything is in our hands. We started the restart a bit slower, were a bit unlucky in first couple of games but after that, in last five games, we are creating and dominating. “We are in good form, playing good fo...