Date: 5th March 2010 at 4:53pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at Saturdays’s opponents West Bromwich Albion


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Facts and figures



Founded: 1878

Nickname: The Baggies

Ground: The Hawthorns (26,500)

Manager: Roberto Di Matteo


Selected Honours



Premiership: Whilst branded as First Division One: 1919-20; Runners up: 1924-25; 1953-54

FA Cup: 1888, 1892, 1931, 1954, 1968; Runners up: 1886, 1887, 1895, 1912, 1935

League Cup: 1966; Runners up: 1967, 1970

Charity Shield: 1920, 1954(shared); Runners up:1931, 1968

Championship: 2007-08; Whilst branded as Second Division: 1910-11, 1901-02


Club Records



Record Attendance: 34,099 v Manchester United on 03 February 1969

Record victory: 12-0 v Darwen (04 Apr 1892)

Record defeat: 3-10 v Stoke (04 Feb 1937)

Record Buy: £4,700,000 to RCD Mallorca for Borja Valero

Record Sale: £8,500,000 from Aston Villa for Curtis Davies

Record Appearances: 720 – Tony Brown (574 in the League)

Record Goals: 279 – Tony Brown

Squad



Goalkeepers:
1. Dean Kiely
19. Scott Carson (captain)

Defenders:
2. Joe Mattock
3. Jonas Olsson
4. Marek Čech
22. Gianni Zuiverloon
23. Abdoulaye Méïté
26. Gabriel Tamas
30. Paul Downing
33. Dwayne Samuels
36. Gonzalo Jara

Midfielders:
7. Robert Koren
11. Chris Brunt
12. Giles Barnes
14. Jerome Thomas
17. Graham Dorrans
20. Filipe Teixeira
21. Youssuf Mulumbu
24. Ben Watson
25. Joss Labadie
27. James Morrison
29. David Worrall
32. Lateef Elford-Alliyu
34. Josh Knight
35. Romaine Sawyers
37. George Thorne
41. Sam Mantom

Strikers:
9. Roman Bednář
10. Ishmael Miller
15. Chris Wood
16. Luke Moore
18. Ruben Reid
31. Simon Cox
42. Frank Nouble
43. Kayelden Brown


Last Five Fixtures



Win -3-1 v Derby County (h)

Loss– 2-3 (AET) v Reading (h)

Loss – 1-2 v Bristol City (a)

Draw – 1-1 v Cardiff City (a)

Draw – 2-2 Reading(a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR



WBA 2-2 QPR on 14 Dec 2009

QPR 0-2 WBA on 04 May 2008

WBA 5-1 QPR on 30 Sep 2007

QPR 1-2 WBA on 31 Mar 2007

WBA 3-3 QPR on 31 Oct 2006






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4 Replies to “Who are ya – West Bromwich Albion”

  • Who are ya? West Bromwich Albion…. Who writes this? Record Attendance: 34,099 v Manchester United on 03 February 1969.. You’re having a laugh!…… Record Attendance is 64,815 vs Arsenal March 6 1937 FA Cup… Record League Attendance 60,945 vs Wolves March 4 1950…. Get your facts right!…. Boing Boing!

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