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Ben Foster has penned a new deal at West Brom

Ben Foster signs new four-year deal with West Bromwich Albion

England goalkeeper has committed his future to the Baggies

Andre Wisdom in action for Liverpool

Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom joins West Brom on loan

The England Under-21 international will play at the Hawthorns for the season

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott has reportedly been told that he is free to leave Manchester City on loan for the remainder of the season

Joleon Lescott latest: Ex-Manchester City defender having a medical at West Brom ahead of move

Former England man, 31, is a free agent after leaving the Etihad

Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League title aloft after Manchester City's win over West Ham

Premier League fixtures 2014-15: A complete guide to next season's race for the title as Manchester City prepare to defend crown

Our comprehensive guide to all of the 2014/15 fixtures, plus a detailed look at some of the most important games of the season for your club

Stephane Sessegnon celebrates his equaliser with Graham Dorrans and Saido Berahino

West Brom fixtures 2014-15: Baggies must get points on the board early as they will meet Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal in testing final month

Our comprehensive guide to all of the 2014/15 fixtures, plus a detailed look at some of the most important games of the season for your club

Tim Sherwood is the eighth manager to leave Spurs since Daniel Levy became chairman in 2001

Tim Sherwood rejects West Brom: Baggies turn to Alan Irvine

The former Tottenham manager was unable to agree personal terms

Tim Sherwood is the eighth manager to leave Spurs since Daniel Levy became chairman in 2001

Tim Sherwood to West Brom: Talks continue over manager post

The former Tottenham manager is the front-runner for the role

Tim Sherwood raises his hand after the 1-0 victory over Stoke

Tim Sherwood in pole position to take West Brom job after holding talks with Baggies chief

Former Spurs boss looks set to replace Pepe Mel at The Hawthorns

Some Norwich City fans believe that the dismissal of Chris Hughton was a necessary act to give the club a chance of avoiding relegation

West Brom manager latest: Chris Hughton and Malky Mackay in running along with Oscar Garcia

All three contenders are out of a job after their previous respective roles with Noriwch, Cardiff and Brighton

Pepe Mel won just three of his 17 games in charge at Albion

West Brom manager latest: Oscar Garcia in frame after Pepe Mel's messy exit

The Spaniard lasted just a few difficult months in charge

Pepe Mel at his unveiling as West Brom manager

Pepe Mel sacked: West Brom part company with manager, despite Premier League survival

The Spaniard struggled after replacing Steve Clarke but did just enough to ensure the Baggies survived

Stoke and West Brom players clash

West Brom 1 Stoke City 2 match report: Pepe Mel in limbo after signing off with a whimper

Adam struck for the Potters with three minutes remaining

The 20 most shocking moments of the 2013/14 Premier League season

From sackings to ill-advised tweets and appointing work experience kids to headbutts, it's been a vintage season

Sunderland fans enjoy the miracle escape

Sunderland 2 West Bom 0 match report: Fabio Borini strikes to help Sunderland complete miracle escape

To have won four games and drawn one in their last five is a run that has stunned everyone - and helped them secure their Premier League status
Guy Poyet needs just a point tonight to stay up

Sunderland v West Brom: Gus Poyet warns that Premier League 'safety is not yet assured'

Sunderland have taken 10 points from a possible 12

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