Ben Foster slams "ridiculous" West Bromwich Albion fans

Ben Foster says that West Bromwich Albion fans who booed Chris Brunt in their defeat to Everton at the weekend are "pathetic".

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has criticised fans of the club who booed Chris Brunt in their Premier League match against Everton.

Brunt received jeers from the crowd after being substituted during Albion's 2-0 home defeat on Saturday.

"It is absolutely ridiculous that somebody who has been an incredible servant to this club for such a long time gets that," The Guardian quotes Foster as saying. "He always gives his all and he's somebody I would always have in the team. It's not needed. It is really silly. It doesn't help at all. It's pathetic, to be honest.

"He is everything we're about. He works his socks off. There's no need to boo somebody. If he very obviously wasn't putting it in or couldn't be bothered, then fair enough, but that's not the case. Nobody likes that [being booed], I don't care who you are, whether you're the manager, the goalkeeper or centre-forward.

"If you're getting ridiculed and abused like that, it affects you and there's no need for it. These are our supporters and we need our supporters to support us and not do things like that. It's not nice. You can understand frustration but it's not like we're not trying. If that happens, fans are well within their rights to do whatever they like."

West Brom are yet to win a match in the Premier League this season, having drawn two and lost two of their first four games.

Share this article now:
Kevin Mirallas of Everton celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Everton at The Hawthorns on September 13, 2014
Read Next:
Player Ratings: West Brom 0-2 Everton
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand