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The Throstles

West Bromwich Albion FC

Founded 1879 as West Bromwich Strollers FC
Turned professional 1885
Name Changed 1881

Players provided 43
Total appearances 193

1887-2014

 

The Hawthorns
Domestic Honours FA Cup runners-up 1885-86, 1886-87, 1894-95, 1911-12, 1934-35, winners 1887-88, 1891-92, 1930-31, 1953-54, 1967-68;
World Championship
runners-up 1888 (beaten by Renton 1-4);
Football League Division Two winners
1901-02, 1910-11, runners-up 1930-31, 1948-49; Division One Champions 1919-20, runners-up 1924-25, 1953-54;
FA Charity Shield winners
1920, runners-up 1931, 1968, shared 1954;
Football League Cup winners
1965-66, runners-up 1966-67, 1969-70;
Watney Cup runners-up 1971 (beaten by Colchester United on pens);
Texaco Cup best: second round 1972-73;
Anglo-Scottish Cup best: group stage 1975-76, 1976-77;
Full Members Cup best: Southern Semi-final 1985-86 (beaten by Chelsea on pens);
Football League Trophy best: third round 1992-93:
After League restructure: Division Two/League One play-off winners 1992-93; Division One/Championship runners-up 2001-02, 2003-04, 2009-10, winners 2007-08, play-off runners-up 2006-07;
European Honours Inter-Cities Fairs Cup best: third round 1966-67 (beaten by Bologna, agg 1-6);
European Cup Winners Cup best
: Quarter-final 1968-69 (beaten by Dunfermline Athletic, agg 0-1);
UEFA Cup best:
quarter-final 1978-79 (beaten by Red Star Belgrade, agg 1-2);
Anglo-Italian Cup best:
Anglo-final 1995-96 (beaten by Port Vale, agg 1-3);
Home venue The Hawthorns, since 1900; Stoney Lane, 1885-1900; Four Acres, 1882-85; Bunns Field 1881-82; Dartmouth Park 1879;
Home strip Navy blue & white striped shirts, navy blue shorts, blue socks.

 

The 43 Players   18 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
147 Albert Aldridge RB   1 0 90 1888 90 mins
717 Ronnie Allen CF   5 2 450 1952-54 2 years
186 days
504 George Ashmore GK   1 0
3 GA
90 1926 90 min
860 Jeff Astle C/IF 4
1
5 0 358 1969-70 1 years
35 days
737 Ray Barlow LH   1 0 90 1954 90 mins
934 Peter Barnes OL 4
2
6 0 379 1979-81 1 years
61 days
150 Billy Bassett OR   16 7 1440 1888-96 7 years
362 days
176 Jem Bayliss RH   1 0 90 1891 90 min
386 Sidney Bowser CH   1 0 90 1919 90 min
614 Wally Boyes OL   1 0 90 1935 90 min
877 Tony Brown F 1
0
1 0 74 1971 74 min
1152 Scott Carson GK 0
1
1 0
1 GA
45 2008 45 min
508 Joe Carter IF   3 4 270 1926-29 2 years
256 days
938 Laurie Cunningham OR 2
1
3 0 200 1979 21 days
1146 Ben Foster GK 2
1
3 0
2 GA
225 2013-14 1 year
26 days
239 Ben Garfield OL   1 0 90 1898 90 min
280 Harry Hadley LH   1 0 90 1903 90 min
679 Jack Haines IL   1 0 90 1948 90 min
762 Don Howe RB   23 0 2070 1957-59 2 years
30 days
980 Steve Hunt M 0
2
2 0 39 1984 7 days
759 Derek Kevan C/IF   14 0 1260 1957-61 4 years
34 days
380 Bobby McNeal LH   2 0 180 1914 19 days
438 Tommy Magee RH   5 0 450 1923-25 2 years
77 days
397 Fred Morris IL   2 1 180 1920 196 days
730 Johnny Nicholls IL 2
0
2 1 180 1954 43 days
568 Harold Pearson GK   1 0
0 GA
90 1932 90 min
326 Jesse Pennington LB   25 0 2250 1907-20 13 years
23 days
171 Charlie Perry CH   3 0 270 1890-93 2 years
363 days
240 Tom Perry RH   1 0 90 1898 90 min
211 Joe Reader GK   1 0
2 GA
90 1894 90 min
955 Cyrille Regis F 2
2
4 0 - 1982 232 days
198 Jack Reynolds RH   3 2 270 1892-93 364 days
613 Bill Richardson CF   1 0 90 1935 90 min
724 Stan Rickaby RB 1
0
1 0 90 1953 90 min
139 Bob Roberts GK   3 0
5 GA
270 1887-90 2 years
361 days
765 Bobby Robson IR/RH 20
0
20 4 1800 1957-62 4 years
202 days
941 Bryan Robson M 13
0
13 1 1168 1980-81 1 year
215 days
576 Teddy Sandford IL   1 0 90 1932 90 min
569 George Shaw RB   1 0 90 1932 90 min
383 Joe Smith RB   2 0 180 1919-22 2 years
361 days
963 Derek Statham LB 3
0
3 0 180 1983 112 days
230 Bill Williams LB   6 0 540 1897-99 2 years
28 days
144 George Woodhall OR   2 1 180 1888 42 days

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