West Brom v Arsenal - JG preview

Shane Long
Shane Long

Arsenal travel to West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday for their Capital One Cup third round tie. 

You can find out more about our opponents below. 


West Bromwich Albion Full name: West Bromwich Albion
Head coach: Steve Clarke
Club colours: Dark blue and white striped shirts, white shorts, white socks
Nickname(s): The Baggies

Three facts about West Brom:


  • West Brom won the League Cup in 1966 and were finalists a year later and in 1970.
  • The Baggies were the first team to stay in the Premier League having been bottom at Christmas
  • Steve Clarke's side won their first league game of the season on Saturday, beating Sunderland 3-0


Shane Long West Bromwich AlbionSTAR MAN 
Shane Long
Irish forward Shane Long will provide a threat for the Gunners with his pace and an eye for goal. Long scored 11 goals in all compeitions last season and will be looking to get off the mark this campaign on Wednesday night.