It has been a remarkable season for West Brom in the Championship, with the Baggies sitting top of the league table at the halfway point of the campaign, but Slaven Bilic’s squad aren’t the only Albion side to enjoy a great year.
A great result on the road!
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) January 13, 2020
West Brom’s U-23 side in Premier League 2 have just as good as their senior squad counterparts, with the development team sitting third in Division 2 of the English youth pyramid, and last night saw the young Baggies claim a massive 4-0 win against Sunderland with goals from Rayhaan Tulloch, Zak Brown and Finn Azaz sealing an impressive victory.
Is West Brom's academy one of the best in England?
With West Brom excelling at U-23 level with a big result over the Black Cats, some supporters on social media were buzzing to see the club’s main development side put on a good show against Sunderland.
Here’s what a few West Brom fans had to say on Twitter about the U-23 side’s impressive win against Sunderland…
Best academy in England
— brad (@BradPayneUK) January 13, 2020
We need to try and keep these lads
— Dawn (@Dawn_Baggies) January 13, 2020
Boys are special
— ً (@ChxzzyAustin) January 13, 2020
Time to make space for this talent in the match day squad now. Tulloch especially
— Luke Stokes (@lukestokes84) January 13, 2020
Fantastic result boys
— Carl 1878 (@baggyboy1878) January 13, 2020
Decent result lads
— Nick Ganderton (@nick_wba_khfc) January 13, 2020
With the first-team bolstering the likes of Nathan Ferguson, Kyle Edwards and Rekeem Harper, the Baggies academy has been bearing some impressive players over the past 12 months.