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COMMENTARY AND LIVE BLOG: Man City v Albion

21 March 2015

In-house Albion Player match commentary available from the Etihad Stadium

ALBION Player's in-house live match commentary team will be on air from the Etihad Stadium for today's encounter against Man City (ko 12.45pm).

Dave Bowler and John Dunn will bring you Baggies-biased coverage from 12pm as Albion take on Manuel Pellegrini's men 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 Etihad, 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 12.30pm.

Interesting facts

The first ever meeting between the two sides was on Saturday, April 18, 1896. The game was given the title of ‘test match’, and finished 1-1.

Albion claimed a 1-1 draw at Manchester City in 2004 without having a shot on target. Richard Dunne’s own goal in the 85th minute ensured the Baggies returned back to The Midlands with a share of the spoils.

In four of the last five Barclays Premier League encounters, both teams have scored.

Albion have lost just two of their last ten league matches.

Joleon Lescott could face his former club. The defender won two Premier League titles during his time with City.

We Said, They Said

We said: Tony Pulis – “They have had a rough time lately, but they have some fantastic players and on their day are better than most, if not every team in this league.”

They said: Fernando – “All that matters on Saturday is that we win, we can’t afford to drop any more points.”

Most recent encounters at the Etihad Stadium

Man City 3-1 Albion (21/4/14)

Man City 1-0 Albion (7/5/13)

Man City 4-0 Albion (11/4/12)


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