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      SEASON ARCHIVE : TRANSFERS - 1988/89

Dates and fees can vary according to the sources used and in many cases can be difficult to find. If you can provide more information to what is listed below, or if you spot any errors, please feel free to contact us.

The full ins & outs of the 1988/89 season
(01/06/1988 - 31/05/1989)

PLAYERS IN

 PLAYER  DATE  JOINED FROM  FEE
 Arthur Albiston  04/06/88  Manchester United  Free
 Paul Bradshaw  11/08/88  Newport County  Free (1)
 Chris Whyte  25/08/88  -  Free (2)
 David Cork  w/c 12/09/88  Huddersfield Town  Loan (3)
 John Durnin  20/10/88  Liverpool  Loan (4)
 Mel Eves  17/12/88  -  Trial (5)
 Brian Rice  ??/01/89  Nottingham Forest  Loan (6)

 Gary Campbell

 w/c 30/01/89  Leyton Wingate  Trial (7)
 Branton Degg  w/c 06/02/89  -  Trial (7)
 Phil Gridelet  w/c 20/02/89  -  Trial (7)
 Kevin Bartlett  ??/02/89  Cardiff City  100,000
 Colin West  23/02/89  Sheffield Wednesday  250,000 (8)
 Steve Walford  03/03/89  West Ham United  Loan (9)
 Mark Wilson  w/c 06/03/89  -  Trial (10)
 Steve Templeton  w/c 06/03/89  -  Trial (10)
 Campbell Chapman  w/c 20/03/89  -  Trial (11)
 Paul Raven  20/03/89  Doncaster Rovers  150,000
 Ronnie Robinson  20/03/89  Doncaster Rovers  80,000
 Ian Banks  23/03/89  Bradford City  100,000
 Tony Ford  23/03/89  Stoke City  145,000
 Richard Purdy  w/c 10/04/89  -  Trial (12)
 Expenditure  -  -  825,000
 
 1 - Joined Albion initially on a monthly contract before signing a long-term contract in the week commencing 12/09/88.
 2 - Had previously been playing in the American Indoor League for Los Angeles Lazers. Joined Albion initially on a monthly
      contract before signing a long-term contract in the week commencing 26/09/88.
 3 - Initial one month loan deal, later extended to two. Ended on 12/11/88.
 4 - One month loan deal.
 5 - Signed as a 'non-contract' player and featured in a number of reserve and friendly games for the club.
 6 - One month loan deal.
 7 - Trialist who featured for the club's reserve team.
 8 - Arrived as part of the deal that took Carlton Palmer to Sheffield Wednesday.
 9 - Initial one month loan deal, later extended to two, expiring on 04/05/89.
 10 - Trialist from Northern Ireland.
 11 - Signed on 'non-contract' terms and featured for the club's reserve team.
 12 - 17 year-old trialist from Ireland who featured for the club's reserve team.

PLAYERS OUT

 PLAYER  DATE  JOINED  FEE
 Andy Gray  w/c 26/09/88  Glasgow Rangers  25,000
 Tony Kelly  22/09/88  Chester City  Loan (1)
 Tony Morley  w/c 31/10/88  Burnley  Loan
 David Burrows  20/10/88  Liverpool  550,000
 Tony Kelly  24/10/88  Colchester United  Loan (2)
 Stewart Phillips  04/01/89  Swansea City  30,000
 Tony Kelly  28/01/89  Shrewsbury Town  Loan (3)
 Carlton Palmer  23/02/89  Sheffield Wednesday  600,000 (4)
 Tony Kelly  09/03/89  Shrewsbury Town  30,000
 Tony Morley  w/c 13/03/89  Tampa Bay Rowdies  Free
 Paul Dyson  w/c 13/03/89  -  Released (5)
 Graham Easter  ??/03/89  Huddersfield Town

 Free

 Robert Hopkins  w/c 20/03/89  Birmingham City  25,000
 Darren Patterson  17/04/89  Wigan Athletic  Free
 Adrian Littlejohn  24/05/89  Walsall  Free
 Income  -  -  1,360,000
 
 1 - One month loan deal.
 2 - Initial one month loan deal, later extended to three, expiring on 25/01/89.
 3 - Loan deal until 05/03/89.
 4 - Colin West joined Albion in a 250,000 deal as part of the transfer.
 5 - Joined Darlington on 16/03/89.


 

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