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West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion FC Profile

Club name West Bromwich Albion Football Club
Ground(s) The Hawthorns

Founded

1878 as West Bromwich Strollers; turned professional 1885
Colours Navy blue & white broad striped shirts, white shorts, blue stockings.
Domestic honours Football League Champions 1919-20; Division Two winners 1901-02, 1910-11;
FA Cup winners 1887-88, 1891-92, 1930-31, 1953-54, 1967-68, runners-up 1885-86, 1886-87, 1894-95, 1911-12, 1934-35;
Football League Cup winners 1965-66, runners-up 1966-67, 1969-70;
FA Charity Shield winners 1920, joint-winners 1954, runners-up 1931, 1968;
European honours None
International honours None
Most capped player Stuart Williams, 33 (43), Wales

Chronologically

Most Capped
Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
326 Pennington, Jesse 1907-20 25 0 25 2 0
762 Howe, Donald 1957-59 23 0 23 0 0
765 Robson, Robert William 1957-62 20 0 20 0 4
150 Bassett, William Isaiah 1888-96 16 0 16 0 7
759 Kevan, Derek Tennyson 1957-61 14 0 14 0 8
941 Robson, Bryan 1980-81 12 0 12 0 0
230 Williams, William 1897-99 6 0 6 0 0
934 Barnes, Peter Simon 1979-81 4 2 6 0 0
438 Magee, Thomas Patrick 1923-25 5 0 5 0 0
717 Allen, Ronald 1952-54 5 0 5 0 2
860 Astle, Jeffrey 1969-70 1 4 5 0 0
955 Regis, Cyrille 1981-82 2 2 4 0 0
139 Roberts, Robert John 1887-90 3 0 3 0 0
171 Perry, Charles 1890-93 3 0 3 0 0
198 Reynolds, John 1892-93 3 0 3 0 2
508 Carter, Joseph Henry 1926-29 3 0 3 0 4
938 Cunningham, Lawrence Paul 1979 2 1 3 0 0
963 Statham, Derek James 1983 3 0 3 0 0
144 Woodhall, George 1888 2 0 2 0 1
380 McNeal, Robert 1914 2 0 2 0 0
383 Smith, Joseph 1919-22 2 0 2 0 0
397 Morris, Frederick 1920 2 0 2 0 1
730 Nicholls, John 1954 2 0 2 0 1
980 Hunt, Stephen Kenneth 1984 0 2 2 0 0
147 Aldridge, Albert James 1888 1 0 1 0 0
182

Bayliss, Albert Edward James Matthias

1891 1 0 1 0 0
211 Reader, Joseph 1894 1 0 1 0 0
239 Garfield, Ben Walter 1898 1 0 1 0 0
240 Perry, Thomas 1898 1 0 1 0 0
280 Hadley, Harold 1903 1 0 1 0 0
386 Bowser, Sidney 1919 1 0 1 0 0
504 Ashmore, George Samuel Austin 1926 1 0 1 0 0
568 Pearson, Harold Frederick 1932 1 0 1 0 0
569 Shaw, George Edward 1932 1 0 1 0 0
576 Sandford, Edward A. 1932 1 0 1 0 0
613 Richardson, William 1935 1 0 1 0 0
614 Boyes, Walter Edward 1935 1 0 1 0 0
679 Haines, John Thomas William 1948 1 0 1 0 2
724 Rickaby, Stanley 1953 1 0 1 0 0
737 Barlow, Raymond John 1954 1 0 1 0 0
877 Brown, Anthony  1971 1 0 1 0 0
41 Total 1887-1984 177 11 188 2 32

Notes

Three Baggies players started together in England's game against Ireland, 31 March 1888.  Goalkeeper Bobby Roberts, Albert Aldridge and Billy Bassett.

Three years later, Jem Bayliss, Jimmy Brodie and Billy Bassett, also started against Ireland, 7 March 1891.

Another two years on, against Wales again, 13 March 1893, John Reynolds, Charlie Perry and Billy Bassett started.

It was not until 1958 before three Baggies were playing together again.  Don Howe, Bobby Robson and Derek Kevan started together on four occasions.  A friendly against USSR, 18 May 1958, and three World Cup final matches against USSR, Brazil and Austria, 8, 11 and 15 June 1958.

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