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COMMENTARY AND LIVE BLOG: Albion v Southampton

28 February 2015

In-house Albion Player match commentary available from The Hawthorns

ALBION Player's in-house live match commentary team will be on air from The Hawthorns for today's encounter (ko 3pm).

Dave Bowler and John Dunn will bring you Baggies-biased coverage from 2pm as Albion take on Southampton in the Barclays Premier League.

Albion Player is the only place you can listen to commentary of every Albion game – home and away.

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LIVE BLOG

Our usual live blog on the Albion Wall - your one-stop hub for live updates from all our channels across the club on your PC or mobile - will also be running.

We’ll bring you free live text commentary from The Hawthorns, where our team of insiders, headed by Chris Lepkowski, will be keeping fans up to speed with all things Albion before, during and after the game.

Supporters are invited to leave comments and debate the game with fellow fans from 2pm.

INTERESTING FACTS

Albion’s last home success against Southampton was a 2-0 win in the 2012/13 season when a double from Peter Odemwingie settled the tie.

The Baggies beat the Saints 5-1 during the 1929/30 season – their biggest ever win against the South Coast side.

Defender Chris Baird started his career at Southampton, where he played 73 games and scored three goals in all competitions.

Former Albion man Shane Long could feature for the visitors. The Republic of Ireland international scored 22 goals in 84 appearances for the Baggies.

The fixture sees the Barclays Premier League's two best performing 'keepers go head to head. Fraser Forster has 12 clean sheets, and Ben Foster has ten.

WE SAID, THEY SAID

We Said - Tony Pulis: "They’ve had a wonderful season. I think their record is testament to the way they have played and performed."

They Said - Ronald Koeman: "Every game is difficult. In the last part of the season, there is no easy game – everybody will fight."

MOST RECENT ENCOUNTERS AT THE HAWTHORNS

Albion 0-1 Southampton (17/08/13) Premier League

Albion 2-0 Southampton (05/11/12) Premier League

Albion 1-1 Southampton (28/04/08) Championship


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