Football

Baggies boss backs Dorrans to shine

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

West Brom boss Roberto Di Matteo has backed midfielder Graham Dorrans to recapture the outstanding form of last season.

Dorrans has not been at his best during the start to the current campaign and also had to deal with a family bereavement, which meant he was excluded from the recent game with Tottenham.

But there were encouraging signs when he appeared as a second-half substitute against Birmingham on Saturday and helped Albion recover from being 1-0 down to win 3-1.

"Graham is a very important player for us and we have a lot of faith in him," said Di Matteo.

"We are waiting for him to hit the form that he was in last season.

"We know his ability. We saw last season how good he was. We see it every day in training.

"We just need to be patient with him and give him the time to reach that form - and he will.

"There is no doubt about it and he did well against Birmingham."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
West Bromwich Albion
Football
Graham Dorrans
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again