Club News

Baggies duo left behind

And Mantom and Roofe earn last-minute call-ups to tour

INJURIES to Jerome Thomas and George Thorne have seen Kemar Roofe and Sam Mantom called up to Steve Clarke's Sweden tour squad at the last minute.

Thomas and Thorne have both stayed behind at the Baggies' Great Barr training base to receive treatment on minor knocks.

Roofe and Mantom were pulled out of yesterday's development squad ahead of their 1-0 defeat at Worcester City and have joined up with the senior squad in Scandinavia.

Albion are set play Swedish giants Malmo FF at the Swedbank Stadion this Thursday (ko 7pm local time/6pm BST) before travelling to meet crack Danish Superliga side FC Copenhagen at their Parken Stadion home on Wednesday (ko 7pm local time/6pm BST, subject to the possibility of the game being screened live on Danish TV).