Real nameMichael Appleton
Age42 (Born 04 Dec, 1975)
Height5ft 9in (1.75m)
Weight11st 13lb (75.74kg)
Place of birthSalford


West Brom 19 Jan, 01 31 May, 04 £750,000 33 (0)00 (0)03 (0)02 (0)0
Preston 01 Aug, 97 19 Jan, 01 £500,000 94 (27)129 (1)07 (1)16 (0)2
Grimsby 17 Jan, 97 15 Mar, 97 Loan 10 (0)30 (0)00 (0)00 (0)0
Lincoln 15 Sep, 95 31 May, 96 Loan 4 (0)00 (0)00 (0)01 (0)0
Man Utd 01 Jul, 94 01 Aug, 97 Trainee 0 (0)00 (0)01 (1)00 (0)0
Totals   £1,250,000 141 (27)159 (1)011 (2)19 (0)2
Goals per Game    0.08 0 n/a 0.22

Games played by Michael Appleton in 2001/2002

Football League Div 1Sa 11Aug 2001Walsall2 - 1West Brom
Football League Div 1Sa 18Aug 2001West Brom0 - 1Grimsby
English League CupWe 22Aug 2001Cambridge U1 - 1West Brom
Football League Div 1Sa 25Aug 2001Sheff Wed1 - 1West Brom
Football League Div 1Mo 27Aug 2001West Brom1 - 0Gillingham
Football League Div 1Sa 08Sep 2001West Brom4 - 0Man City
English League CupTu 11Sep 2001West Brom2 - 0Swindon
Football League Div 1Sa 15Sep 2001Watford1 - 2West Brom
Football League Div 1Tu 18Sep 2001West Brom2 - 0Preston
Football League Div 1Sa 22Sep 2001West Brom0 - 1Wimbledon
Football League Div 1Tu 25Sep 2001Portsmouth1 - 2West Brom
Football League Div 1Sa 29Sep 2001West Brom1 - 0Burnley
English League CupTu 09Oct 2001West Brom0 - 1Charlton
Football League Div 1Th 11Oct 2001West Brom0 - 2Millwall
Football League Div 1Tu 16Oct 2001Stockport1 - 2West Brom
Football League Div 1Fr 19Oct 2001Norwich2 - 0West Brom
Football League Div 1Th 25Oct 2001West Brom1 - 1Wolves
Football League Div 1Su 28Oct 2001Barnsley3 - 2West Brom
Football League Div 1We 31Oct 2001C Palace0 - 1West Brom
Football League Div 1Su 04Nov 2001West Brom1 - 0Nottm Forest
Football League Div 1We 07Nov 2001Birmingham0 - 1West Brom


Match in Focus


Sampdoria v Sassuolo

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Sassuolo are unbeaten in their last three against Sampdoria
Expert verdict
Sampdoria have the best defensive record this season in Italy, conceding just four goals in all competitions but they may struggle to beat a decent Sassuolo side. Samp's top scorer Gregoire Defrel will no doubt be eager to notch against his former club, although Sassuolo's only defeats this season have come at Juventus and Napoli and at home to Milan.


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