The Legends of West Bromwich Albion

The Legends of West Bromwich Albion

This title boasts a selection of previously unpublished photographs, which makes it a must for all ardent supporters of West Bromwich Albion, old or young.

Author: Tony Matthews

Publisher: Breedon Books Publishing

ISBN: 1859837999

Category: Soccer players

Page: 208

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This title boasts a selection of previously unpublished photographs, which makes it a must for all ardent supporters of West Bromwich Albion, old or young.
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West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion

Manchester United 3 Albion 5 League Division 1, 30 December 1978, Att. 45,091
Headlined in the press as the 'Game of the Century', this performance by Albion
was quite brilliant ... even United legend Bobby Charlton, sitting in the stand, ...

Author: Tony Matthews

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781445616315

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

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The finest moments of West Bromwich Albion FC.
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The Official West Bromwich Albion Quiz Book

The Official West Bromwich Albion Quiz Book

By Chris Cowlin I would like to thank club legend Tony Brown for writing the
foreword to the book, and a big thank you to Tom ... I would also like to thank Paul
Bradbury at West Bromwich Albion Football Club for his help and advice during
the ...

Author: Chris Cowlin

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 9781907792274

Category: Games

Page: 147

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Are you a lifelong supporter of West Bromwich Albion? Never missed a game and think you know everything there is to know about your favourite team? Now you can test yourself and your friends with the 1,000 challenging questions in this quiz book to find out whether you should be man of the match or up for relegation. With sections covering the players, managers, opponents, transfers, kit, scores, fees, trophies, wins and losses as well as all those memorable matches that have shaped the club’s long and successful history, this book can’t fail to put you through your paces. Packed with information, The Official West Bromwich Albion Quiz Book is certain to provide hours of entertainment for football aficionados of all ages and is guaranteed to turn up one or two surprise facts about the Baggies. Whether you are West Brom’s number one fan, a dedicated follower of football or simply want to brush up on your knowledge about this popular West Midlands team, this tribute to Albion is sure to score a hit.
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The talkSPORT Book of Premier League Legends

The talkSPORT Book of Premier League Legends

... Gay Icons for a photography exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2009.
Did he not like that? Why should he not like that? IP www.gloryhorns.co.uk WEST
BROMWICH ALBION Youssouf Mulumbu West Bromwich Albion Premier League
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Author: Bill Borrows

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781849839426

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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In this wonderful celebration of all that is best about the world's greatest football league, talkSPORT has taken on the challenge of listing the 100 greatest Premiership legends. Featuring contributions from many of talkSPORT's presenters, including Alan Brazil, Darren Gough and Stan Collymore, the talkSPORT team has drawn up its definitive listing of Premiership stars. Of course, being talkSPORT, nothing is straightforward and the opinions are hotly debated. Some surprising names make into the list, while others are relegated to the bottom or even fail to appear at all. Who comes out on top: Gianfranco Zola or Alan Shearer? How do you decide who's in and who's out from 20 years of footballing genius? Each of the stars is fully profiled, with surprising and fascinating information revealed about all of them, and their individual ranking in the list is fully justified. In short, this book will not only provide great football memories of moments that won leagues, spared clubs from relegation, and drew stunned silence from watching crowds, but cause much controversy - just like talkSPORT itself.
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West Bromwich Albion Cult Heroes

West Bromwich Albion Cult Heroes

Cult Heroes looks back at the cult figures in each club's history, the players who—regardless of ability, status, or legend—were loved by the fans.

Author: Simon Wright

Publisher: Pitch Pub

ISBN: 1908051639

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 389

View: 373

West Bromwich Albion Cult Heroes is devoted to 21 players who have won a special place in the hearts of the Baggies faithful - not necessarily the greatest footballers, but a unique brotherhood of mavericks and stalwarts, locals and big signings who ignited passion on the terraces. Includes Astle, Pennington and Regis, Kevan, Richardson and Taylor.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The West Brom Miscellany

The West Brom Miscellany

Now, with the club experiencing previously uncharted highs, take a look back at what has made West Bromwich Albion Football Club what it is today - the players and characters that have represented the Albion over the years and the events ...

Author: David Clayton

Publisher: History Press

ISBN: 0752453416

Category:

Page: 144

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The West Bromwich Albion Miscellany - a book on the Baggies like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories and legend. Now, with the club experiencing previously uncharted highs, take a look back at what has made West Bromwich Albion Football Club what it is today - the players and characters that have represented the Albion over the years and the events that have shaped the club. If you want to know the record crowd for a home game, the record appearance holder, the longest-serving manager and a host of other weird, wonderful and entertaining facts, look no further - this is the book you've been waiting for. From record goal scorers, to record defeats; from Cyrille Regis to Ron Atkinson, from nicknames to Frank Skinner and other celebrity supporters - it's all in The West Bromwich Albion Miscellany - can you afford not to own a copy?
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West Bromwich Albion Miscellany

West Bromwich Albion Miscellany

Now, with the club experiencing previously uncharted highs, take a look back at what has made West Bromwich Albion Football Club what it is today – the players and characters that have represented the Albion over the years and the events ...

Author: David Clayton

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750984065

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 587

The West Bromwich Albion Miscellany – a book on the Baggies like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories and legend. Now, with the club experiencing previously uncharted highs, take a look back at what has made West Bromwich Albion Football Club what it is today – the players and characters that have represented the Albion over the years and the events that have shaped the club.If you want to know the record crowd for a home game, the record appearance holder, the longest-serving manager and a host of other weird, wonderful and entertaining facts, look no further – this is the book you’ve been waiting for. From record goal scorers, to record defeats; from Cyrille Regis to Ron Atkinson, from nicknames to Frank Skinner and other celebrity supporters – it’s all in The West Bromwich Albion Miscellany – can you afford not to own a copy?
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West Brom s Cult Heroes

West Brom s Cult Heroes

There are also plenty of hitherto unpublished photographs and in Simon's efforts to leave no stone unturned in his quest to explain the iconic status of these 20 greats, the book even features a contribution by George Bush's speechwriter.

Author: Simon Wright

Publisher: Pitch Pub

ISBN: 190544902X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 627

It's the great pub debate. Who is West Brom's greatest cult hero? Jeff Astle, Bob Taylor, Willie Johnston, Darren Moore? Or is it one of the less obvious Baggies icons, such as Bob Roberts, Tommy "Mighty Atom" Magee, John Osborne, or Richard Sneekes? Author Simon Wright, former editor of Grorty Dick fanzine, has spent a year assessing who the 20 greatest heroes in Albion's history are, tracing the reasons for their rise to cult status, and in the process rediscovered the heart and soul of West Bromich Albion FC. West Brom's Cult Heroes is the result of his efforts, and a plethora of researchers, including renowned Albion folk Terry Wills, Steve Carr, Laurie Rampling, Colin McKenzie, Dave Hewitt, Glynis Wright, and Adrian Goldberg, who, along with many Baggies fans, have helped put together a fascinating and inspirational book. Along the way, Simon discovered the incredible stories of the goalscoring legend who stole his fans' beer, the forward who signed for Albion whilst serving in a First World War trench, the goalkeeper who accepted cigarettes from the crowd during matches and the winger with a penchant for streaking. Including chapters on players, such as Don Goodman, Ray Barlow, Cyrille Regis, Derek Kevan, and Joe Kennedy, the book features fans' views, examines controversial talking points, and raises a huge debate about who is the ultimate Albion Cult Hero. The research has unearthed a plethora of new stories about legends, such as Jeff Astle and Tony Brown, while never before published details on the careers of such early luminaries as Bob Roberts, Harold Bache, Tommy Magee, John Osborne, and Billy Bassett feature heavily. There are also plenty of hitherto unpublished photographs and in Simon's efforts to leave no stone unturned in his quest to explain the iconic status of these 20 greats, the book even features a contribution by George Bush's speechwriter.
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Big Fry Barry Fry The Autobiography Text Only

Big Fry  Barry Fry  The Autobiography  Text Only

This man had been a legend in his time at West Bromwich Albion and it was
considered a fantastic coup when I signed him for Dunstable. The ultimate
professional, he had been working for Cheeseman's building firm in the Midlands
and after ...

Author: Barry Fry

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007483297

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 912

This edition does not include images. Barry Fry was one of the most colourful characters in English football. His journeyman career took him to Old Trafford, where as a player he was one of the original Busby Babes, through to football management at Barnet, Southend, Birmingham and Peterborough, among other clubs.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Cambridge Review

The Cambridge Review

West Bromwich Albion . — Turner ( goal ) ; Williams and Cave Though having the
best of the game forward , the backs ) ; Perry , Jones , and Hadley ( half - backs ) ;
Bassett and Clare backs were unable to prevent their opponents Simmons ...

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ISBN: UCAL:C2608791

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The Life of Brian Honour

The Life of Brian Honour

Legend. The word 'legend' means many things to many people. The Oxford
English Dictionary defines the word as 'a ... the 'Honour Boys' graced the fields of
West Bromwich Albion, Oldham, Newcastle United, Workington, Middlesbrough
and ...

Author: John Riddle

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 9781907792649

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 152

View: 105

Brian Honour was born in the former pit village of Horden, County Durham, and his passion from a young age was always to become a professional footballer. Despite the odds and many setbacks, that’s exactly what he achieved, giving his all to the game and earning respect from fans, fellow players and the media alike. Many believed his skills would clinch him a place with a Premiership side and, although this was never to be, he is rightly considered a legend and The Life of Brian is a fitting tribute to the man who was affectionately dubbed ‘Mr Hartlepool United’. Brian first became involved in football at the age of four, when Sir Stanley Matthews visited his home. He subsequently signed Schoolboy forms for Aston Villa, where he stayed for three years before being rejected as being too small. He then went for a trial at Darlington and signed as an apprentice, and in 1982, at the age of 18, he obtained a full professional contract. However, his dreams were soon shattered for a second time, when again he was told he was too small by the former Tottenham Hotspur and England fullback Cyril Knowles, then the Darlington manager. Brian moved into non-League football with Peterlee Newtown, before being plucked from the mist at Tow Law by Billy Horner, the Hartlepool United manager. He would stay at the Victoria Ground for almost 11 years as a player before persistent injury forced him to retire. He was voted the supporters’ Player of the Season three times and was a member of the promotion-winning side of 1991. He has proved to be an excellent and inspiring youth coach, and spells in non-League football with Durham City, Horden Colliery Welfare and Bishop Auckland (twice) have run in tandem with his business ‘The Brian Honour Football School’.
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The Greater Game

The Greater Game

Perhaps their most famous loss was the club legend Peter Johnstone. ... Local
Midlands giants West Bromwich Albion supplied a company of the 5th Battalion,
The South Staffordshire Regiment and fought on the Western Front in the 46th ...

Author: Clive Harris

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781783831449

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 882

From the athletic fields to the fields of battle—these great sportsmen gave their all and sacrificed their lives for their countries in World War I. As the First World War swept across Europe, millions of eager and idealistic volunteers lined up to serve in what was to be the War to End All Wars. All were expected to do their duty—and those rare men who were idolized as the greatest athletes of their time were bound and determined to keep up their end. But no one could have foreseen the true horrors of war that awaited them all . . . This fascinating book examines the deadly impact of the Great War on a number of leading professional sportsmen of the age. Their untimely deaths underscored how even the fittest and most gifted were as vulnerable as any normal soldier—and their loss was felt by far more than their families and friends. Among those featured in this illustrated book are such luminaries as Donald Bell, the only professional football player to win the Victoria Cross; Anthony Wilder, the glamorous Wimbledon champion who fell in May 1915; Francois Faber, the Tour de France star; Percy Poulton Palmer, the England Rugby Captain; and many others. Here, the authors explore the effect that famous athletes have on their countrymen and fellow soldiers in a time of war, and the devastating consequences that World War I had on the emerging world of professional sports.
Categories: History

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ISBN: UOM:39015022550985

Category: Meteorology

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Swanny

Swanny

A larger than life character with no regrets, Peter Swan tells the remarkable story of the highs and lows of his 16-year career--from Wembley joy to the chronic knee condition that forced him out of the game and could see him confined to a ...

Author: Peter Swan

Publisher:

ISBN: 1844546608

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 279

View: 624

With a reputation as a hard player who lived a hard life, Swan's football days were littered with bizarre twists and turns. Before the Autoglass Trophy final at Wembley in 1993, he partied until dawn, staggered out onto the pitch, and was named Man of the Match. Nine days later, he followed the rules and went to bed early in preparation for the Division Two play-off final--and ended up getting sent off as his side was defeated by West Bromwich Albion. While at Plymouth, Swan suffered a terrible time--shunned by fellow players, despised by supporters, and living alone in a haunted house. And during his time at Port Vale, he met a young local lad by the name of Robbie Williams. The two soon became firm friends and incorrigible drink partners--with often hilarious results. But no matter how he partied off the field, he still set himself the highest of standards in his professional life. Falling foul of several managers along the way, he was often in trouble with referees, too, picking up 10 red cards and countless bookings. But on the other side of the coin is a caring man who always took time out at his various clubs to visit children in hospital. After retiring in 2000, Swan initially struggled to come to terms with his life outside football, but he has since become a cult figure in Hull, where he now commentates on Hull City's matches. A larger than life character with no regrets, Peter Swan tells the remarkable story of the highs and lows of his 16-year career--from Wembley joy to the chronic knee condition that forced him out of the game and could see him confined to a wheelchair.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Climatological Data

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ISBN: UVA:X001815959

Category: Meteorology

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Manchester United Born Winners

Manchester United   Born Winners

LEGEND. OF. FERGIE. IS. BORN. Manchester struggled throughout the eighties
and after the departure of Sexton decided to ... Atkinson immediately broke the
British record transfer fee to sign Bryan Robson from West Bromwich Albion.

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Publisher: Coda Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781906783273

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Thou Shall Not Pass

Thou Shall Not Pass

A legend at West Bromwich Albion and icon at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Alistair Robertson is a rare footballer who can walk tall either side of a bitter Black Country divide.

Author: Bill Howell

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN: 1785313053

Category: Soccer players

Page: 320

View: 225

A legend at West Bromwich Albion and icon at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Alistair Robertson is a rare footballer who can walk tall either side of a bitter Black Country divide. The tough-tackling Scot spent 18 years at Albion, gaining promotion under Johnny Giles and becoming a rock during the club's heyday from the mid-1970s alongside skipper John Wile. Ultimately, Ron Atkinson's entertainers fell short, though not before they had blazed a trail at home and abroad and the likes of Cyrille Regis, Laurie Cunningham, and Bryan Robson had thrilled a nation. He experienced early struggles under Don Howe, and other managers earned his ire. But that was nothing to a dislike of Ron Saunders, who forced him out of the club in tears. Robertson recovered to lead an ailing Wolves to two league titles and a Wembley victory in a team spearheaded by Steve Bull's goals. Then there's the drinking culture that united players but almost cost him his life at the height of his fame.
Categories: Soccer players

Triumph and Tragedy

Triumph and Tragedy

Welsh Sporting Legends Peter Jackson. According to Jimmy junior, the
immediate ... Taylor from Blackpool and shored up his defence by recruiting Stan
Crowther from his old club, West Bromwich Albion. He filled the other seven
vacancies by ...

Author: Peter Jackson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781780571744

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

View: 720

This collection of revealing profiles captures the essence of a galaxy of Welsh world-beaters from across the sporting spectrum: athletics, boxing, cricket, football, golf, horse racing, motor racing, rugby union, rugby league and tennis. Those featured include arguably the best Welsh rugby union player of the twentieth century; the greatest bowler never to play for England; the farmer's boy who became a master golfer; the Cardiff boy from Splott who made such a name for himself in Hull that they named a thoroughfare after him; the 'Gentle Giant' from Swansea still revered in Italy some 50 years after his last match for Juventus; the only post-war Welsh jockey to win the Grand National twice; and the unsung hero from the Rhondda who became the saviour of Manchester United in the weeks after the Munich air disaster. Their stories, based on exclusive interviews and coloured with anecdotes, will inspire future generations to believe that nothing is impossible.
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The Albion on This Day

The Albion on This Day

With individual entries for every day, and multiple listings for more historic and busier days, the book includes all the club's big matches, promotions, cup runs, significant events, and sensational signings.

Author: Dave Bowler

Publisher: Pitch Pub

ISBN: 190541157X

Category: Reference

Page: 192

View: 934

Features a foreword by West Brom legend Tony Brown The major events in the club's history are chronicled in diary form. With individual entries for every day, and multiple listings for more historic and busier days, the book includes all the club's big matches, promotions, cup runs, significant events, and sensational signings.
Categories: Reference

Big Mal

Big Mal

The High Life and Hard Times of Malcolm Allison, Football Legend David Tossell
... Allison's players recalled the challenge he had set them when they attended
the previous season's FA Cup final. Watching West Bromwich Albion overcome ...

Author: David Tossell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781780574653

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 547

Malcolm Allison is one of the most controversial figures of the last half-century of English football. Leader of the famed 'West Ham Academy', his playing career was cut short by the loss of a lung to tuberculosis. Disillusioned, he became a professional gambler before acknowledging that football was his calling. After humble beginnings as a coach, he began a celebrated partnership with Joe Mercer, turning Manchester City into one of the most stylish teams English football has produced. Along with the trophies came the birth of Big Mal, the larger-than-life personality who helped revolutionise televised football. He became instantly recognisable for his cigar and Fedora, and equally notorious for a string of affairs with beautiful women. As the dark side of Big Mal took over, he was banned for life from the touchlines, became embroiled in a series of boardroom battles and spent time in police cells and rehabilitation clinics fighting the effects of alcoholism. Yet despite the often-destructive effect of his Big Mal persona, Malcolm Allison retains his status as one of the most incisive minds to have graced the game. This book tells both sides of the story, tracing the life and times of one of the most charismatic characters in British sport.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography