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Signed a two-year contract with West Brom in June 2014.

January 21, 2015    Joleon Lescott News

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Lescott conceded a penalty and still picked up a clean sheet in Monday's 0-0 draw against Everton.

Lescott handled the ball in the area, but Kevin Mirallas missed the resulting spot kick to allow Lescott to gain a second clean sheet in as many games under new manager Tony Pulis. Lescott now has seven clean sheets on the season and will want to extend that next time out against Tottenham.

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January 10, 2015

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Lescott registered a clean sheet in Saturday's 1-0 win over Hull City.

Lescott marshalled the defence to a comfortable win in new manager Tony Pulis' first league game in official charge. Lescott now has six clean sheets this season and has managed to stay clear of injuries that have often blighted his career.

December 22, 2014

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Lescott scored his first goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 defeat at QPR.

Lescott headed home in the 10th minute after Stephane Sessegnon flicked on Sebastien Pocognoli's corner. The visitors went 2-0 up shortly after, though Lescott will be unhappy that the defence he is a part of then surrendered three goals.

November 1, 2014

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Lescott made it three clean sheet for the season in Saturday's 1-0 win against Leicester.

Lescott partnered Craig Dawson in central defence for the six league game running and his third clean sheet never looked under threat. The England defender has back to his best and if he stays fit for the whole season West Brom will be comfortable in mid-table.

September 29, 2014

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Lescott took home another clean sheet in Sunday's 4-0 win at home to Burnley.

Lescott impressed at centre back alongside Craig Dawson and has a 100 percent record in the clean sheet department since his debut last weekend at Tottenham. Fantasy managers can count on Lescott to earn clean sheets in almost all home games and a handful of away games, just so long as the injury problems stay away.

September 24, 2014

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Lescott played his first 90 minutes as a West Brom player during Sunday's 1-0 win at Tottenham.

Lescott earned a clean sheet at the heart of manager Alan Irvine's defence after missing much of preseason through injury. The England capped defender is what the team has needed through the early weeks of the season that saw a worrying number of goals conceded. West Brom are a good bet to keep clean sheets when he is in the side and fantasy managers should consider him for this reason alone but take into account his injury problems at the same time.

September 10, 2014

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Lescott (knee) is in contention for a comeback in Saturday’s game against Everton, reports the official club website.

A behind-closed-doors friendly against Hull City saw Lescott complete the 90 minutes, though manager Alan Irvine did caution “it is really important that we do not rush him because that could lead to a set-back”. West Brom have been haemorrhaging goals in the Premier League thus far and Lescott’s eventual debut will bring a much needed top level presence to the back four.

September 2, 2014

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Lescott (knee) has been sent to the USA by manager Alan Irvine to regain his fitness over the international break, reports the official club website.

Lescott has yet to play a minute for West Bromwich Albion since moving on a free transfer in the summer and manager Irvine admitted “the plan is that he will come back from that absolutely ready to go and we can have him for the following week ready to train with the lads”. Once Lescott reaches full fitness he will slot straight into a defence that has already leaked five goals in its opening three games. Fantasy managers, meanwhile, should be very wary of his injury problems before considering him.