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Club information: West Bromwich Albion

Club information: West Bromwich Albion
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Club information page for West Bromwich Albion Football Club.

Full name: West Bromwich Albion Football Club

Nicknames: West Brom, Albion, The Baggies, The Throstles, The Albion

Founded: 1878 (as West Bromwich Strollers)

Owners: Guochuan Lai

Stadium (capacity): The Hawthorns (26,688)

Most appearances: Tony Brown (720)

Most league appearances: Tony Brown (574)

Most goals: Tony Brown (279)

Most league goals: Tony Brown (218)

Oldest player: George Baddeley (39 years 345 days vs. Sheffield Wednesday, April 18 1914)

Youngest player: Charlie Wilson (16 years 73 days vs. Oldham Athletic, October 1 1921)

Biggest win: 12-0 vs. Darwen FC (First Division, April 4 1892)

Biggest league win: 12-0 vs. Darwen FC (First Division, April 4 1892)

Biggest defeat: 3-10 vs. Stoke City (First Division, February 4 1937)

Highest transfer fee paid: £15m - Oliver Burke from RB Leipzig (August 25, 2017)

Highest transfer fee received: £15m - Saido Berahino to Stoke City (January 28, 2017)


First Division/Premier League (1): 1919-20

Second Division/Championship (3): 1901–02, 1910–11, 2007–08

FA Cup (5): 1888, 1892, 1931, 1954, 1968

League Cup (1): 1966

Charity Shield/Community Shield (2): 1920, 1954* (*=shared)

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