West Brom mood is surprisingly positive despite imminent relegation


Nick Miller

WEST BROMWICH, England -- "Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane." Elis "Red" Redding's lecture to Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption applied, odd as it might seem, to a small part of the West Midlands on Saturday. For a while, West Brom had hope of a victory but even after that was gone, there remained a whiff of the most curious positivity about the place. For 21 minutes of their relegation slug-out with Swansea City, they were on course for just their fourth win of...

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