Tag: West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion fan jailed over racial ‘Baboon d’Or’ abuse on Facebook

A West Bromwich Albion fan found guilty of racially abusing one of his own team’s players on Facebook has been jailed for eight weeks. Simon Silwood posted a message saying Romaine Sawyers should win the “Baboon d’Or” — a sarcastic reference to the Ballon d’Or trophy. This followed his team’s[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Brown Ideye Joins West Brom For £10m

Nigeria Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye, has signed for English Premiership side, West Bromwich Albion for a fee of 10 million pounds. The 25-year-old signed a three-year deal with an option to increase it by a year. He has been given jersey number nine and is to play alongside his compatriot,[Read More…]

Anelka ‘Agrees Not To repeat Quenelle Salute’ – Club

By AFP French striker Nicolas Anelka has agreed not to perform the controversial ‘quenelle’ salute that has been linked with anti-Semitism, his club West Bromwich Albion announced on Monday. Anelka, 34, sparked a media storm on Saturday when he celebrated the first of his two goals in the 3-3 draw[Read More…]