Our latest interview with a Rival is with Deano the Baggie who’s gives us the lowdown ahead of our Saturday evening clash with the West Brom.
How long have you supported West Bromwich Albion?
Season ticket holder since 1967 but supported since birth (1960)
What’s your favourite moment as a ‘Baggies’ fan. Season, game or anything other occasion.
Valencia away in the UEFA Cup 1978 – my first time on a palane and first time seeing Albion abroad.
Tell us about a player that you were proud to have on the back of a shirt, if you didn’t is there one you wished you would have.
Jeff Astle is my all time hero (The King)
What’s your most memorable match playing Leeds
First game of the season 1976/7 at Elland Road 2-2. Absolute chaos after the game.
Are you happy with your dealings in this summer’s transfer market?
Not really, we desperately need a midfield general and a decent centre half.
What’s your realistic aim for the season?
Top six at best
Who in your mind is going to be promoted this season?
Derby, Leeds and Norwich
Can you name your three for relegation this year?
Rotherham, Hull, Ipswich
Who’s your danger man?
Can you tell us about a rising star in the youth ranks?
Sam Field – he’s just breaking into the first team.
Prediction and scorers for the game?
1-1 Gayle and Roofe
By Keith Ingham