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Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures

Nicolas Anelka 'quenelle' gesture: Jewish groups welcome ban for West Brom striker - 'that kind of ignorance is dangerous'

West Bromwich Albion suspend striker for the offence caused by insulting gesture

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures

Sam Wallace on Nicolas Anelka's 'quenelle' gesture: Getting any ban was tough work in complex case for the FA

No one in France has ever been convicted for having made the gesture

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures as he celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham United

What is the 'quenelle'? Nicolas Anelka banned for five-matches for performing gesture in Premier League match

As the West Brom striker is handed a heavy punishment by the FA, we ask what the controversial gesture signifies

Nicolas Anelka appears to make the 'la quenelle' gesture after scoring the first goal for West Brom in the 3-3 draw against West Ham
Nicolas Anelka in action for West Brom during the 1-1 draw with Everton

Nicolas Anelka quenelle gesture: Disciplinary hearing into alleged anti-Semitic salute to begin with decision expected at end of the week

Anelka's gesture came after he scored in the 3-3 draw with West Ham on December 28

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West Brom must turn draws into wins, says Matej Vydra after scoring late equaliser against Fulham

The Baggies came from behind yet again to pick up a point

A point made: Matej Vydra delivers the shot that Maarten Stekelenburg let under his arm for West Bromwich’s late equaliser

West Brom 1 Fulham 1 match report: Goalkeeper’s error denies Felix Magath opening victory

Fulham’s new German coach sees promise but Stekelenburg falters after performing heroics

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures as he celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham United

West Brom v Fulham: Baggies prepare for life without Nicolas Anelka who faces 'quenelle' hearing

The French striker will not be fit enough for Saturday's match against Fulham

Felix Magath will take charge of his Fulham match against West Brom

Premier League: West Brom v Fulham match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at the Hawthorns

Chris Brunt v Steve Sidwell: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between West Brom and Fulham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion's French striker Nicolas Anelka gestures as he celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham United

Nicolas Anelka 'quenelle' gesture: West Brom striker faces hearing next week

A date has been set for a hearing that is expected to last a few days

Jose Mourinho looks on from the bench during Chelsea's 1-1 draw with West Brom

West Brom 1 Chelsea 1: Blues must stop horsing around if they are to become Premier League title contenders, says manager Jose Mourinho

Mourinho's 'little horse' evaluation came back to haunt Chelsea after he admitted that 'a ready, complete team' would have killed the game off

West Brom's Victor Anichebe heads past Petr Cech to deny Chelsea the three points

West Brom 1 Chelsea 1 match report: Victor Anichebe punishes Chelsea's dearth of firepower after Branislav Ivanovic opener

A game Jose Mourinho's team should have won easily ended with two points squandered by the Premier League leaders

Jose Mourinho gestures from the sideline

West Brom 1 Chelsea 1: Manager Jose Mourinho blames 'a lack of personality' for draw at West Brom

The two points dropped could see Chelsea overhauled by Arsenal and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League

Willian of Chelsea is tackled by West Brom's Steven Reid

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