Category Archives: Midlands Sport

New signings pay off as West Brom beats Bournemouth 1-0

WEST BROMWICH, England — West Bromwich Albion’s off-season signings made an impressive debut as the Baggies beat Bournemouth 1-0 in their English Premier League opener on Saturday. Central defender Ahmed Hegazi headed the only goal at the Hawthorns while another newcomer, Jay Rodriguez, kept Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic busy in the first half. West Brom…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/new-signings-pay-off-as-west-brom-beats-bournemouth-1-0/wcm/0a1530f2-3293-4ba2-a03e-6f42c2b01400

Leicester sign local lad George Thomas from lower leagues

Thomas, 20, arrives from Coventry City after compensation fee agreed.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/08/leicester-sign-local-lad-george-thomas-from-lower-leagues/

Report: AS Roma contacts Mahrez’s agent

I Lupi has already added Maxime Gonalons and Hector Moreno this offseason.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/07/12/report-as-roma-contacts-mahrezs-agent/

Online gambling company takes a double bet on Birmingham sports team with pair of commercial deals https://t.co/98tNioG7Sh

Online gambling company takes a double bet on Birmingham sports team with pair of commercial deals https://t.co/98tNioG7Sh — Links Birmingham (@LinksBirmingham) July 3, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js from Twitter https://twitter.com/LinksBirmingham July 03, 2017 at 11:09AM

https://linksbirmingham.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/online-gambling-company-takes-a-double-bet-on-birmingham-sports-team-with-pair-of-commercial-deals-httpst-co98tniog7sh/

Leicester inks manager Craig Shakespeare to three-year deal

During last season, Shakespeare led the Foxes to an 8-3-5 record as he served as caretaker manager following Claudio Ranieri’s sacking.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/06/08/leicester-inks-manager-craig-shakespeare-to-three-year-deal/

West Midlands-wide backing for Birmingham Commonwealth Games bid https://t.co/AdAsA0jBKG

West Midlands-wide backing for Birmingham Commonwealth Games bid https://t.co/AdAsA0jBKG — Links Birmingham (@LinksBirmingham) May 15, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js from Twitter https://twitter.com/LinksBirmingham May 15, 2017 at 07:34AM

https://linksbirmingham.wordpress.com/2017/05/15/west-midlands-wide-backing-for-birmingham-commonwealth-games-bid-httpst-coadasa0jbkg/

Leicester City groundsman reveals amazing new pitch design ahead of Premier League finale

The Premier League is reaching its final stretch of games, and the defending champions are pulling a few tricks it has hidden up it sleeves. With one more away game preceding back-to-back home games to finish out the campaign the club’s groundsmanager revealed a brilliant new design: In place of the center circle, the grounds…

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/05/leicester-city-groundsman-reveals-amazing-new-pitch-design-ahead-of-premier-league-finale/

Challenge the legendary Bobby George to a game of darts at Shooters bar. https://t.co/MQTHVV9CKe

Challenge the legendary Bobby George to a game of darts at Shooters bar. https://t.co/MQTHVV9CKe — Links Birmingham (@LinksBirmingham) April 21, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js from Twitter https://twitter.com/LinksBirmingham April 21, 2017 at 12:02PM

https://linksbirmingham.wordpress.com/2017/04/21/challenge-the-legendary-bobby-george-to-a-game-of-darts-at-shooters-bar-httpst-comqthvv9cke/

Leicester City’s revival begs the question: What went wrong for Ranieri?

What about Claudio Ranieri’s departure has caused Leicester City to return to its title-winning form?

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/03/16/leicester-citys-revival-begs-the-question-what-was-wrong-under-ranieri/

Report: Leicester offer job to Craig Shakespeare

Interim boss could stay on until the end of the season.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/03/07/report-leicester-offer-job-to-craig-shakespeare/