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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 45
Different scorers 9 (22 goals)
Total appearances 202

1887-2021

 

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);
After League restructure: Football League Division Two/League One fourth place-play-off winners 1992-93; Division One/Championship sixth place-play-off semi-finalists 2000-01, runners-up 2001-02 & 2003-04 & 2009-10 & 2019-20, fourth place-play-off runners-up 2006-07, winners 2007-08, fourth place-play-off semi-finalists 2018-19;
FA Premier League best: eighth place 2012-13;
Football League Trophy best: third round 1992-93:
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 3 September 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 45 Players   18 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
1 139 Bob Roberts GK 3 5ᵍᵃ 270 1887-90 2 years
361 days
2 144 George Woodhall OR 2 1 180 1888 42 days
3 147 Albert Aldridge RB 1 0 90 1888 90 min
4 150 Billy Bassett OR 16 7 1440 1888-96 7 years
362 days
5 168 Charlie Perry CH 3 0 270 1890-93 2 years
363 days
6 176 Jem Bayliss RH 1 0 90 1891 90 min
7 198 Jack Reynolds RH 3 1 270 1892-93 364 days
8 211 Joe Reader GK 1 2ᵍᵃ 90 1894 90 min
9 230 Bill Williams LB 6 0 540 1897-99 2 years
28 days
10 239 Ben Garfield OL 1 0 90 1898 90 min
11 240 Tom Perry RH 1 0 90 1898 90 min
12 280 Harry Hadley LH 1 0 90 1903 90 min
13 326 Jesse Pennington LB 25 0 2250 1907-20 13 years
23 days
14 380 Bobby McNeal LH 2 0 180 1914 19 days

15 383 Joe Smith RB 2 0 180 1919-22 2 years
361 days
386 Sidney Bowser CH 1 0 90 1919 90 min
17 397 Fred Morris IL 2 1 180 1920 196 days
18 438 Tommy Magee RH 5 0 450 1923-25 2 years
77 days
19 504 George Ashmore GK 1 3ᵍᵃ 90 1926 90 min
508 Joe Carter IF 3 4 270 1926-29 2 years
256 days
21 568 Harold Pearson GK 1 0ᵍᵃ 90 1932 90 min
569 George Shaw RB 1 0 90 1932 90 min
23 576 Teddy Sandford IL 1 0 90 1932 90 min
24 613 Bill Richardson CF 1 0 90 1935 90 min
614 Wally Boyes OL 1 0 90 1935 90 min

Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
26 679 Jack Haines IL   1 0 90 1948 90 min
27 717 Ronnie Allen CF 5
0
5 2 450 1952-54 2 years
186 days
28 724 Stan Rickaby RB 1
0
1 0 90 1953 90 min
29 730 Johnny Nicholls IL 2
0
2 1 180 1954 43 days
30 737 Ray Barlow LH 1
0
1 0 90 1954 90 min
31 759 Derek Kevan C/IF 14
0
14 0 1260 1957-61 4 years
34 days
32 762 Don Howe RB 23
0
23 0 2070 1957-59 2 years
30 days
33 765 Bobby Robson IR/RH 20
0
20 4 1800 1957-62 4 years
202 days
34 860 Jeff Astle C/IF 4
1
5 0 358 1969-70 1 years
35 days
35 877 Tony Brown F 1
0
1 0 74 1971 74 min
36 934 Peter Barnes OL 4
2
6 0 379 1979-81 1 years
61 days
37 938 Laurie Cunningham OR 2
1
3 0 200 1979 21 days
38 941 Bryan Robson M 13
0
13 1 1168 1980-81 1 year
215 days
39 955 Cyrille Regis F 2
2
4 0 - 1982 232 days
40 963 Derek Statham LB 3
0
3 0 180 1983 112 days
41 980 Steve Hunt M 0
2
2 0 39 1984 7 days

24 years 170 days....
42 1152 Scott Carson GK 0
1
1 1ᵍᵃ 45 2008 45 min
43 1146 Ben Foster GK 2
1
3 2ᵍᵃ 225 2013-14 1 year
26 days
44 1186 Jake Livermore M 5
1
6 0 438 2017 237 days
45 1152 Sam Johnstone GK 3
0
3 0ᵍᵃ 270 2021 125 days

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