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NEWS, NOTES & MILESTONES

2013 - Academy graduate Saido Berahino scores a hat-trick on his full debut for the club in Albion's 3-0 win over Newport County in the Capital One Cup.

2005 - Albion sign 17 year-old Mali-born Ibrahim Sissoko on a two-year scholarship. The club have reportedly beaten off competition from top-flight clubs in England, Spain and France to land the central midfielder who recently left French club Troyes.

2005 - The club are drawn at home to League One side Bradford City in the Carling Cup second round.

2004 - Former Arsenal striker Sylvain Wiltord turns down the chance to move to The Hawthorns. The French international has reportedly expressed a desire to play Champions League Football.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

(Click on game to view)

2013 - Albion 3-0 Newport County - Capital One Cup - The Hawthorns
2002 - Arsenal 5-2 Albion - Premier League - Highbury
2001 - Albion 1-0 Gillingham - League Division One - The Hawthorns
1983 - Aston Villa 4-3 Albion - First Division - Villa Park

BIRTHS

 

1893 - Fred Morris

 

Fred Morris signed professionally for Albion at the age of 17 in May 1911. The Tipton-born striker scored on his debut against Sunderland in April 1912 and went on to become one of the great names in Albion's history. He left for Coventry City in June 1924 after scoring 118 goals in 287 appearances for the Baggies. He died in Tipton in July 1962 at the age of 68.

 

1966 - Peter Butler

 

Tough-tackling midfielder Peter Butler signed for Albion from Notts County in March 1996, initially on loan. The deal was made permanent shortly after for a fee of 175,000. Butler spent almost two and a half years at The Hawthorns making 66 appearances before he left to take over as player/coach of his hometown club Halifax Town. Most recently, Butler was coaching in Malaysia.

 

DEATHS

 

None known.

 

DEBUTS

 

2013 - Cameron Gayle (as substitute), Diego Lugano & Scott Sinclair v Newport County, Capital One Cup.

 

2005 - Darren Carter v Birmingham City, The Hawthorns, Premier League.

 

1988 - Arthur Albiston & John Paskin v Leicester City, Filbert Street, Second Division.
 

1983 - Ken McNaught v Aston Villa, Villa Park, First Division.

 

1938 - Meynell Burgin v Luton Town, The Hawthorns, Second Division.

 

1927 - Jimmy Cookson v Oldham Athletic, Boundary Park, Second Division.

 

FAREWELLS

 

2013 - Cameron Gayle (as substitute) v Newport County, Capital One Cup.

1997
- Nigel Spink v Cambridge United, The Hawthorns, Worthington Cup.

 

TRANSFERS

 

2005 - Midfielder Ibrahim Sissoko, who was a free agent after leaving French club Troyes, joins the Baggies.

 

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
 2005  Birmingham City H 2-3  Horsfield 2 - Heskey 2, Jarosik   23,993
 2002  Arsenal A 2-5  Dobie, Roberts - Cole, Lauren, Wiltord 2, Aliadiere   37,920

FOOTBALL LEAGUE

 YEAR  OPPONENTS  LEVEL H/A F-A  SCORERS   GATE
 2001  Gillingham  League Division 1 H 1-0  Dichio  18,180
 1996  Crystal Palace  League Division 1 A 0-0  13,849
 1988  Leicester City  Second Division A 1-1  Paskin - Mauchlen  13,082
 1984  Everton  First Division H 2-1  Hunt, Thompson - Heath (pen)  13,464
 1983  Aston Villa  First Division A 3-4  Zondervan, Thompson, Regis - Evans, Walters, Shaw, Ormsby  30,590
 1977  Liverpool  First Division A 0-3  Dalglish, Heighway, Case  48,525
 1968  Coventry City  First Division A 2-4  Rees, Brown - Machin, Hunt 3  36,678
 1966  Burnley  First Division H 1-2  Lovett - O'Neil 2  21,732
 1963  Arsenal  First Division A 2-3  Clark, Kaye - Baker 2, Strong  31,381
 1960  Fulham  First Division H 2-4  Jackson, Burnside - Leggat 2, Cook, Haynes  20,609
 1958  Birmingham City  First Division H 2-2  Hogg, Allen (pen) - Brown, Houghton  46,468
 1957  Arsenal  First Division A 2-2  Allen 2 (1 pen) - Herd 2  45,988
 1956  Aston Villa  First Division A 0-0  33,052
 1955  Manchester United  First Division A 1-3  Kevan - Lewis, Scanlon, Viollet  31,994
 1952  Newcastle United  First Division H 1-0  Lee  46,206
 1949  Manchester United  First Division A 1-1  Williams - Pearson  44,655
 1947  Fulham  Second Division H 2-1  Walsh 2 (1 pen) - McGibbon  23,064
 1938  Luton Town  Second Division H 3-0  H Jones 2, Burgin  24,377
 1932  Everton  First Division H 3-1  Sandford, Carter, W G Richardson - Dunn  31,922
 1928  Notts County  Second Division A 1-3  Howarth - Haden, Andrews, Taylor  12,000
 1927  Oldham Athletic  Second Division A 1-3  Cookson - Pynegar, Harris 2  13,600
 1923  Nottingham Forest  First Division A 1-1  Davies - Walker  21,000
 1921  Middlesbrough  First Division H 0-0    24,880

LEAGUE CUP

 YEAR  OPPONENTS H/A ROUND F-A  SCORERS

   GATE

 2013  Newport County H 2 3-0  Berahino 3 (1 pen)     8,955
 1997  Cambridge United H 1-2nd leg

2-1 aet

 Hunt, Sneekes (pen) - Butler   10,264

OTHER GAMES

 YEAR  OPPONENTS  COMPETITION H/A F-A  SCORERS  GATE
 1887  Oldbury Town Crosswells  Friendly A 1-0  *    N/K

RESULTS OVERVIEW

PREMIER LEAGUE

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

FOOTBALL LEAGUE

 VENUE P W D L F A PTS
 Home 10 6 2 2 17 11 16
 Away 13 0 6 7 15 28 6
 Total 23 6 8 9 32 39 22

LEAGUE CUP

 VENUE P W D L F A
 Home 2 2 0 0 5 1
 Away 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Total 2 2 0 0 5 1

OTHER GAMES

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



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