Match Previews

Match Preview: Albion v Luton Town

Albion shirts hang up in the dressing room at The Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion host Luton Town in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday afternoon (ko 3pm).

The Baggies will be desperate to respond positively to consecutive defeats against Swansea City and Preston North End earlier this week.

Visitors Luton sit inside the top half of the table having gone four games unbeaten (W2, D2).

The Hatters drew 3-3 with Huddersfield Town at home in their most recent fixture on Tuesday night.

Follow the match live

Supporters can listen to live audio commentary of Albion's clash with Luton Town on Saturday afternoon.

WBA Radio pair Gez Mulholland and Andy Johnson will bring you every kick from The Hawthorns.

Commentary will start at 2.45pm. Audio passes can be purchased for £2.50 here.

Albion fans outside the United Kingdom can watch the game live on WBA TV. A video match pass is available to purchase for £10 here.

Live updates will also be posted across the club's social media channels throughout the afternoon.

WBA TV Matchday

Our opponents

Luton Town arrive in B71 unbeaten in four games in the Sky Bet Championship.

Nathan Jones' men have worked their way up into the top half of the division having tasted defeat in just one of their last eight league fixtures, with the Hatters sitting on a healthy tally of 17 points from their 12 games.

Luton, who were beaten in the play-off semi-final by Huddersfield Town last season, are now into their fourth consecutive second-tier term and have improved each year - coming 19th in 2019/20, 12th in 2020/21 and 6th in 2021/22. 

Saturday's guests have a decent record on the road too, winning three on the spin against Swansea, Cardiff and Hull, while losing just one of their five trips in the Championship so far.

Boss Jones is now in is second spell in charge having spent three years at Kenilworth Road between January 2016 and January 2019, before returning the club in May 2020. 

The Hatters will be hoping to secure a fourth straight win on the road

From the Albion Archive 

Kevin Phillips scored two dramatic late goals to help Albion come from behind and beat Luton Town at The Hawthorns in January 2007.

Jason Koumas gave the Baggies the lead, but efforts from Keith Keane and Warren Feeney put the visitors ahead in the West Midlands.

However, with time quickly running out, Super Kev struck twice to seal three thrilling Championship points.

One for the stattos

There have been at least two goals scored in 19 of the last 21 games between West Bromwich Albion and Luton Town.

Albion have scored in all but one of their 24 matches against the Hatters at The Hawthorns.

Semi Ajayi celebrates scoring against Luton at The Hawthorns in February 2019

Fan Zone

The Fan Zone will be open from midday on Saturday and free to enter for both West Bromwich Albion and Luton Town supporters with a match ticket.

Fans can enjoy on-stage events, guest speakers, live football on the big screen, plenty of food and drink offerings and several activities for children.

Travel disruptions 

There will be no rail services calling at The Hawthorns on 8 October owing to a strike, so please use an alternative mode of transport.

To plan your journey, please go to

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