Our cover star, Joe Bennett, looks back at his time as a player with Middlesbrough and how he had to be talked into leaving the club for the Premier League.
They look at their respective seasons; the highs, the lows, and the pressure that comes with playing first-team football at such a young age.
Saturday’s issue of Seagull features our ‘Young Guns’ Jake Forster-Caskey and Lewis Dunk, who have both established themselves as regulars in the side this season.
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Finally, we speak to Efrem Brynin, father of James Brynin, the soldier and Albion fan who tragically lost his life in Afghanistan a year ago this week. He looks back at a very difficult 12 months, but reveals his pride as the money raised in James’s memory, for the Hounds for Heroes charity, topples the £50,000 mark.
We go retro as Spencer Vignes interviews John Shepherd, our top-scorer in the landmark 1958/59 campaign, while we touch base with Jimmy Case, who tells us about his recently-released autobiography.
In a week when the BBC released their Price of Football study, Albion chief executive Paul Barber gives his response in a must-read column – while Alan Mullery’s column looks back at England’s international wins this past week, and he recalls a time when he played on concrete against one of Europe’s minnows.
Last time out at the Amex, Bruno scored a contender for Albion’s goal of the season but did he really mean it? He reveals all to Seagull.