Pulis Reveals That Was No Pressure Behind Ben Foster’s International Retirement

Tony Pulis claims that he never persuaded goalkeeper Ben Foster into considering international retirement.

The former Manchester United goalkeeper made his debut for England in 2007. However, he was largely a backup to goalkeepers like Paul Robinson and Joe Hart even though he seemed to have a lot of potential. As the move to West Brom came about in 2012,Foster was keen on establishing himself in the national team fold since he would be getting regular gametime to impress then-England boss Roy Hodgson. However, it was not the case asFoster continued to remain as the second choice.

Ben Foster saves West Bromwich from defeat

West Bromwich Albion hosted Tottenham Hotspur for the 8th Premier League match of the season and this match concluded in a 1-1 draw even though there was 1 team that dominated the game from start till the very end.

Tottenham Hotspur had the upper hand over West Bromwich Albion in just about everything as the team of Mauricio Pochettino enjoyed having more possession, shots on target, completed passes and just about everything else.


Stoke were denied the bragging right of having won a Premier League match this season when they played West Bromwich Albion.

After a second half effort, Stoke were in the clear to get three points from the game. However, a late match effort from Salomon Rondon ensured West Brom had a share of the points.


English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion have agreed to offer Darren Fletcher a new deal, according to reports. Talks between both parties are expected to begin in a few weeks. Tony Pulis has had a decent start to the new campaign.

The management values the contribution of Fletcher, so would offer him an extension. The Albion wants to tie all the important players to the club on a long term basis.

Fletcher’s contract with West Brom demands that his deal be extended when he plays in a certain amount of Premier League games. The club is ready to offer the Scotland international a better package as the 32-year old has made an impact since joining on a free transfer from Man United last year.

Foster Says That West Brom Deserved At Least a Point against Everton

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster claimed that his team did not deserve to lose against Everton during the weekend.

The Merseyside outfit managed a comeback 2-1 victory over the Midlands team. After the home team were able to get in front within the opening 10 minutes throughMcAuley, they managed to hold their own for much of the game before Mirallas came up with an equaliser just before half-time. It was an excellent goal by the Belgian international as it involved a passing move that West Brom simply could not live with.


West Bromwich Albion suffered a 2-1 defeat in the hands of a non-league side Torquay United as they prepared ahead of the new season.

The pre season friendly played on Monday night showed the height they have to reach in the coming term.

Goal keeper Ben Foster was beaten from a distance as Callum Hall put the team ahead just after the half time break. The host returned breathing fire and soon got their second through a Brett Williams shot. Darren Fletcher sent a pass which Matt Philips was able to control before scoring ten minutes out. The tried to get the equalizer but couldn’t as the game ended embarrassingly for them at Plainmoor. The defeat was demoralizing as they hope to start the new Premier League campaign next week when it kicks off.

Is Ben Foster’s international career over ?

West Bromwich Albion’s Ben Foster is 33 years old and despite playing an important role for his club, the experienced shot-stopper was not included in Roy Hodgson’s squad for the 2016 Euro’s.

Joe Hart, Fraser Forster and Tom Heaton were all of the goal-keepers that Roy Hodgson decided to call up as they have the chance to represent Englanda t the international stage and Ben Foster was left without any place for his national side.

From the looks of it, Ben Foster is not going to have any other chance to play for England as the next upcoming 35 years old and there are other shot-stoppers that have secured the goalkeeping position of England which is currently being occupied by Manchester City’s Joe Hart.

Injury will keep Ben Foster out of the 2016 Euro’s

Ben Foster is a consistent starter for West Bromwich Albion, ever since he joined the English club back on July of 2011; the 33 year old shot-stopper has been a regular starter.

In his debut season with West Bromwich Albion, Foster made 30 appearances and he has consistently been a high amount of appearances, in the latest season however his time in the pitch was more limited and this was mainly due to an injury which kept him out of pitch for a significantly long period of time.

The injury that Ben Foster was suffering from earlier in the 2015-16 Premier League season was an anterior cruciate ligament and it’s because of this recent injury that Foster was not named in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the upcoming 2016 Euro’s.


West Bromwich Albion Goalkeeper Ben Foster is not likely to accept the move to Manchester City to fill the space of an English player as third choice goalie.

Ben Foster concedes two goals as Arsenal beat West Bromwich Albion

Ben Foster conceded two goals in the match against Arsenal at the Emirates on Thursday. The game played in a relatively empty Emirates Stadium ended 2-0 for the Gunners.

As expected, it was Arsenal who enjoyed the lion’s share of the possession, and West Bromwere happy to let them play in front of them.

The first goal came in the 6th minute when Alexis Sanchez received the ball from Mesut Ozil, avoided a challenge from Sandro and fired a powerful shot beyond the reach of Ben Foster. This was the goal that Emirates needed to lift the atmosphere.