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      HISTORY : THE LEAGUE CUP : RESULTS - 1979/80 - 1988/89

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Opposition goalscorers in italics. Tier refers to the divisional level of Albion's opponents.

1988/89

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

    GATE

 Wed 31 Aug Peterborough United 4 H 1-1st leg

0-3

Oakes, Cusack, Genovese      4,264
 Wed 07 Sep Peterborough United 4 A 1-2nd leg 2-0 Gray (pen), Palmer      4,216
 
 Competition known as the Littlewoods Challenge Cup.
 Two-legged tie, Peterborough United won 3-2 on aggregate.

1987/88

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

    GATE

 Wed 19 Aug Walsall 3 H 1-1st leg 2-3 Forbes (og), Bradley - Shakespeare, P Jones, Forbes      9,605
 Tue 25 Aug Walsall 3 A 1-2nd leg 0-0      8,965
 
 Competition known as the Littlewoods Challenge Cup.
 Two-legged tie, Walsall won 3-2 on aggregate.

1986/87

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

    GATE

 Wed 24 Sep Derby County 2 A 2-1st leg 1-4 Bull - Davison 2, Micklewhite, Chandler    11,304
 Tue 07 Oct Derby County 2 H 2-2nd leg 0-1 Gee      6,765
 
 Competition known as the Littlewoods Challenge Cup.
 Two-legged tie, Derby County won 5-1 on aggregate.

1985/86

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

    GATE

 Tue 24 Sep Port Vale (1) 4 H 2-1st leg 1-0 Armstrong     6,268
 Mon 07 Oct Port Vale (1) 4 A 2-2nd leg 2-2 Varadi 2 - Jones, Maguire     7,895
 Tue 29 Oct Coventry City 1 A 3 0-0     9,804
 Wed 06 Nov Coventry City 1 H 3 rep 4-3 Hunt, Varadi 2, Crooks - Evans, D Bennett 2     8,987
 Wed 20 Nov Aston Villa 1 A 4 2-2 Crooks, Bennett - Evans, Stainrod   20,204
 Wed 27 Nov Aston Villa 1 H 4 rep 1-2 Hunt - Hodge, Walters   18,868
 
 Competition known as the Milk Cup.
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 3-2 on aggregate.

1984/85

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Tue 25 Sep Wigan Athletic (1) 3 A 2-1st leg 0-0     6,209
 Wed 10 Oct Wigan Athletic (1) 3 H 2-2nd leg 3-1 Hunt, Thompson, N Cross - Methven     8,133
 Tue 30 Oct Birmingham City 2 A 3 0-0   17,616
 Wed 07 Nov Birmingham City 2 H 3 rep 3-1 Thompson, Robertson, D Cross - Shearer   16,717
 Tue 20 Nov Watford 1 A 4 1-4 D Cross - Blissett, Reilly, Taylor, Terry   16,378
 
 Competition known as the Milk Cup.
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 3-1 on aggregate.

1983/84

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Tue 04 Oct Millwall (1) 3 A 2-1st leg 0-3 Neal 2, Lowndes   10,721
 Tue 25 Oct Millwall (1) 3 H 2-2nd leg 5-1 Thompson 2, Regis 2, Owen (pen) - Martin   13,311
 Wed 09 Nov Chelsea 2 A 3 1-0 Thompson   22,932
 Wed 30 Nov Aston Villa 1 H 4 1-2 Regis - Mortimer, Walters   31,114
 
 Competition known as the Milk Cup.  
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 5-4 on aggregate.

1982/83

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Wed 06 Oct Nottingham Forest 1 A 2-1st leg 1-6 Regis - Wallace 2, Robertson 2 (2 pens), Hodge, Birtles   11,969
 Wed 27 Oct Nottingham Forest 1 H 2-2nd leg 3-1 Regis, N Cross, Whitehead - Birtles     6,536
 
 Competition known as the Milk Cup.
 Two-legged tie, Nottingham Forest won 7-4 on aggregate.

1981/82

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Tue 06 Oct Shrewsbury Town (1) 2 A 2-1st leg 3-3 Regis, Mackenzie, N Cross - Atkins (pen), Biggins, MacLaren     9,291
 Wed 28 Oct Shrewsbury Town (1) 2 H 2-2nd leg 2-1 A Brown, Owen - Atkins   12,598
 Tue 10 Nov West Ham United 1 A 3 2-2 Regis, King - Cross, Stewart (pen)   24,168
 Tue 24 Nov West Ham United 1 H 3 rep 1-1 aet Regis - Stewart (pen)   15,985
 Tue 01 Dec West Ham United 1 A 3 2nd rep 1-0 Regis   24,502
 Tue 15 Dec Crystal Palace 2 A 4 3-1 Regis 2, Monaghan - Langley   10,311
 Wed 20 Jan Aston Villa 1 A 5 1-0 Statham   35,197
 Wed 03 Feb Tottenham Hotspur (2) 1 H SF-1st leg 0-0   32,166
 Wed 10 Feb Tottenham Hotspur (2) 1 A SF-2nd leg 0-1 Hazard   47,241
 
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 5-4 on aggregate.
 2 - Two-legged tie, Tottenham Hotspur won 1-0 on aggregate.

1980/81

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Tue 26 Aug Leicester City (1) 1 H 2-1st leg 1-0 Barnes   13,810
 Wed 03 Sep Leicester City (1) 1 A 2-2nd leg 1-0 Regis   17,081
 Wed 24 Sep Everton 1 A 3 2-1 Moses, Robertson - Gidman   23,546
 Wed 29 Oct Preston North End 2 H 4 0-0   17,579
 Tue 04 Nov Preston North End 2 A 4 rep 1-1 aet A Brown - Bell   14,420
 Wed 12 Nov Preston North End 2 H 4 2nd rep 2-1 Regis 2 - Bruce   15,218
 Wed 03 Dec Manchester City 1 A 5 1-2 Booth (og) - Henry, Bennett   35,611
 
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 2-0 on aggregate.

1979/80

 DATE OPPONENT TIER H/A ROUND F-A SCORERS

   GATE

 Wed 29 Aug Fulham (1) 2 H 2-1st leg 1-1 Robson - Davies   14,617
 Wed 05 Sep Fulham (1) 2 A 2-2nd leg 1-0 Robson   11,542
 Wed 26 Sep Coventry City 1 H 3 2-1 T Brown (pen), Wile - English   18,058
 Wed 31 Oct Norwich City 1 H 4 0-0   24,251
 Wed 07 Nov Norwich City 1 A 4 rep 0-3 Reeves 2, McGuire   19,677
 
 1 - Two-legged tie, Albion won 2-1 on aggregate.




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