Date: 21st May 2008 at 1:28pm
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Dean Kiely has faith that West Brom will survive in the Premiership but admits that the elation of promotion will be short-lived as they adjust to the top-flight.

‘Right now everyone is praising us and saying nice things about our game, but we know very soon we’re going to be talked about as a relegation possibility from the Premiership.

‘We’re Championship champions but in the blink of an eye commentators will see us as some ragtag, scabby, scratchy side that’s competing with the Premiership big boys. But I have every faith that we will survive and even do well in the top tier.

‘Everyone at West Brom from the chairman, through all the backroom staff to the players and fans believe we are a Premiership side and this is where we should be. We have no intention of giving up on that.’

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