HATCHET MAN: Gray was pie in the Sky when he said Baggies lack fight - West Brom lack quality not bo

27 February 2009 10:24
Andy Gray upset Tony Mowbray this week by saying his West Bromwich Albion [LNB]team did not have enough fight to stay up, but the usually sharp pundit got it wrong.[LNB]They don't have enough quality, guile or drive to survive in the Premier League. Kicking people is not their game - they leave the muscleman approach to Stoke [LNB]and Bolton [LNB]- but that is not the reason for their impending downfall.[LNB] [LNB]Long road ahead: But Tony Mowbray's problem is not enough decent players [LNB]West Bromwich are just not good enough to pull off the sort of football they believe in at the top level and having more of their sub-standard squad suspended more often is hardly likely to improve their predicament. [LNB]   More from Hatchet Man... Simon Jordan [LNB]27/02/09 HATCHET MAN: When players can count the fans at a near-empty Riverside, Pogatetz thinks it's brilliant practice for the second division[LNB]27/02/09 HATCHET MAN: If Liverpool send for Mourinho it will be Benitez's own fault - at least Jose knows how to sign contracts and win Premier League titles [LNB]27/02/09 HATCHET MAN: Maybe whining Blades boss Blackwell can blame West Ham for FA Cup defeat and sue the referee for loss of income[LNB]27/02/09 HATCHET MAN: Kalou - not good enough as a striker, not good enough as a winger, not good enough for a new contract - except at Arsenal[LNB]27/02/09 HATCHET MAN: Plastic pitches and reserve teams: Don't Villa and Spurs just love the UEFA Cup experience?[LNB]26/02/09 HATCHET MAN: Happy, injury-free and motivated - childish Drogba forgets to complain and hobble now Guus rules the Stamford Bridge roost [LNB]26/02/09 HATCHET MAN: Toure, late for the game, late to ditch moneybags City, late to pledge loyalty to the Gunners - what a loyal club man he is[LNB]26/02/09 VIEW FULL ARCHIVE[LNB]  [LNB]

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