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      HISTORY : ON THIS DAY - 17th AUGUST

NEWS, NOTES & MILESTONES

2005 - Albion are reportedly watching Luton Town centre-half Curtis Davies. The 20 year-old defender, who was named League One Player of the Year last season is also said to be attracting the attentions of Arsenal and Fulham.

2004 - West Ham and England midfielder Michael Carrick has told Albion that he is not interested in a move to The Hawthorns. Albion were given permission to talk to the player last week but boss Gary Megson revealed "I've spoke to his agent and was told he didn’t fancy signing for us."

2004 - Albion reserves draw 0-0 at Haig Avenue, Southport against Everton. The team includes Kuszczak, O'Connor, Moore, Albrechtsen, Dobie and Wallwork who limps off after 55 minutes with a dead leg.

2002 - Albion play their first Premier League game when they face Manchester United at Old Trafford. The gate of 67,645, was at the time a record attendance for a league game involving the club.

 

1991 - The Baggies play their first ever game in the third tier of English football when they face Exeter City at The Hawthorns.

 

1985 - Albion and The Hawthorns play host to Oxford United's first ever top-flight game.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

(Click on game to view)

1996 - Albion 1-2 Barnsley - League Division One - The Hawthorns
1991 - Albion 6-3 Exeter City - Third Division - The Hawthorns

BIRTHS

 

1926 - Ray Barlow

 

Swindon-born Ray Barlow joined Albion as an amateur in June 1944, turning professional in November of the same year. He made his first team debut two months later and went on to make almost 500 appearances for the club before leaving for Birmingham City in the summer of 1960. One of Albion's all-time greats, Barlow was the last surviving member of the team that won the FA Cup in 1954 against Preston North End. He died on 14 March 2012, aged 85.

 

DEATHS

 

None known.

 

DEBUTS

 

2013 - Nicolas Anelka & Matěj Vydra (as substitute) v Southampton, The Hawthorns, Premier League

 

2002 - Sean Gregan & Lee Marshall (as substitute) v Manchester United, Old Trafford, Premier League.
 

1996 - Paul Groves v Barnsley, The Hawthorns, League Division One.

 

1991 - Alan Miller v Exeter City, The Hawthorns, Third Division.

 

1985 - Garth Crooks & Imre Varadi v Oxford United, The Hawthorns, First Division.

 

FAREWELLS

 

None.

 

TRANSFERS

 

None known.

 

RESULTS

 

Click on an opponent for full match details where available.

 

Opposition goalscorers in italics, * signifies scorer unknown.

PREMIER LEAGUE

 YEAR  OPPONENTS H/A F-A  SCORERS  GATE
 2013  Southampton H 0-1  Lambert (pen)  25,927
 2002  Manchester United A 0-1  Solskjaer  67,645

FOOTBALL LEAGUE

 YEAR  OPPONENTS  LEVEL H/A F-A  SCORERS  GATE
 1996  Barnsley  League Division 1 H 1-2  Hunt (pen) - Marcelle, Liddell  18,561
 1991  Exeter City  Third Division H 6-3  Shakespeare 2 (2 pens), Goodman 2, Foster, Williams - Cooper, Moran,  12,892
     Marshall
 1985  Oxford United  First Division H 1-1  Varadi - McDonald  14,571
 1974  Fulham  Second Division H 0-1  Busby  11,425
 1968  Chelsea  First Division A 1-3  Brown - Tambling, Baldwin 2  33,766

OTHER GAMES

 YEAR  OPPONENTS  COMPETITION H/A F-A  SCORERS  GATE
 1988  Derby County  Friendly H 3-4  Paskin 2, Talbot - Goddard, *, Hebbard, Gee    3,150
 1982  RCD Espanol  Tournament (1) N 2-3  Regis, Jol - *    9,371

                                    1 - IX Trofeo Futbol Ciudad de Barcelona Tournament, Spain.

RESULTS OVERVIEW

PREMIER LEAGUE

 VENUE P W D L F A PTS
 Home 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
 Away 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
 Total 2 0 0 2 0 2 0

FOOTBALL LEAGUE

 VENUE P W D L F A PTS
 Home 4 1 1 2 8 7 4
 Away 1 0 0 1 1 3 0
 Total 5 1 1 3 9 10 4

OTHER GAMES

 VENUE P W D L F A
 Home 1 0 0 1 3 4
 Away 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Neutral 1 0 0 1 2 3
 Total 2 0 0 2 5 7



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