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Jones skippers Baggies as Yacob starts

BILLY Jones captains Albion as Steve Clarke hands a first Baggies start to Claudio Yacob.

Fellow new signing Yassine El Ghanassy also makes the first XI at the Banks’s Stadium.

Olympians Craig Dawson and Chris Wood also make the starting line-up for their first Baggies action of pre-season.

WALSALL: Grof, Stewart, Butler, Featherstone, Chambers, Cuvelier, Grigg, Hemmings, Purkiss, Downing, Baxendale. Subs: Walker (gk), Taundry, Brandy, Williams, J Jones, Bowerman, George, Benning, Morris.

ALBION: Myhill, B Jones, Dawson, Tamas, Hurst, Cox, Thorne, Yacob, El Ghanassy, Wood, Fortune. Subs: L Daniels (gk), Allan, Berahino, Roofe, Gayle, D Daniels, Sawyers, O’Neil.

REFEREE: S Martin.