West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion also known as the Baggies, are one of the teams in the top flight English Premier League.

Founded in 1878, the club play host to other teams in the Hawthorns, which has been the Baggies’ home ground since 1900.

Owned by Jeremy Peace and managed on the field of play by Tony Pulis; the Baggies are currently one of the longest serving teams in the EPL. Despite not being rated as one of the top teams in the top flight, the Hawthorns, which has a capacity of 26,850, is one of the most dreaded places for opposing teams.

Teams like Arsenal and the likes have had to struggle to leave the Hawthorns with positive results in the last couple of seasons—with the Gunners losing 1-2 the last time they visited.

Though, the Baggies have never been crowned champions since the start of the Premier League in England; they have nonetheless won the league in the 1919/1920 season.

They have also been five times winners of the Football Association Cup (FA Cup) in the past; with the last one won as far back as 1968.

The Baggies are known for their Blue and White stripes shirt, which stands the club out among other teams in the Midlands.

While West Bromwich Albion may not boast some high profile football stars on its pay role, the team no doubt has some dedicated set of players proud to wear its famous jersey.

Some of the Baggies’ key players include:
• Saido Barahino
• Claudio Yacob
• James Morrison
• Salomon Rondon
• Stephane Sessegnon
• Chris Brunt
• Darren Fletcher (Captain)
• Craig Gardener
• Boaz Myhill
• Craig Dawson

The Baggies are currently not in contention for any of the trophies at stake this current season. However, they are not under any threat of being relegated to the lower league as a result of their current position on the league.