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West Brom veteran Gareth McAuley: No-one giving up here

West Brom veteran Gareth McAuley is adamant the players will fight with everything they have to lift the club out of the dropzone.

He was gutted the Baggies couldn't win Saturday's game against Southampton for Cyrille Regis's family on a day dedicated to the legendary striker.

After throwing away another lead, he says the team will address their mental frailties that has cost them 18 points from winning positions this season.

"You can't give up," said McAuley. "It's not in my nature, it's not in the nature of those lads in the dressing room.

"We'll keep fighting, and hopefully that will bring the results and the points we need.

“We've lost 18 points from leading positions – which is to many because points are hard to come by in the Premier League at the best of times.

"That's something we need address over the next few games and find the reason why.

"Even if we had taken half of those points, it would have made a hell of a difference to our season.

“It's only a week since we won at Liverpool in the Cup, so this is not the time to panic – but it is time to roll up our sleeves and get our teeth stuck into the fight we're in."

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