West Bromwich Albion
Nickname: The Baggies.
The club was founded as West Bromwich Strollers, in 1878, by
workers from George Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich.
Renamed West Bromwich Albion in 1880, the club were one of the
founding members of The Football League in 1888.
West Bromwich Albion.
Visiting The Hawthorns
Albion's ground is off the A41 (Birmingham-West Bromwich Road); about
half-a-mile from Junction 1 on the M5.
West Brom by Train
The closest railway stations are The Hawthorns (Metro service from
Birmingham Snow Hill station) and Smethwick Rolfe Street (local train from Birmingham New
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Despite all their years in the top tier of English football, West
Brom have only won the league once.
League Champions (1)
FA Cup Winners (5)
1888, 1892, 1931, 1954, 1968.
League Cup Winners (1)
FA Community (Charity) Shield (2)
1920, 1954 (shared with Wolves).
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