West Bromwich Albion F.C. are an English football club based in West Bromwich. The history of West Bromwich Albion F.C. covers the years from the club's formation in 1878 to the present day. The club were founded as West Bromwich Strollers by workers from Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich, and were renamed West Bromwich Albion in 1880. The club have played their home games at The Hawthorns since 1900.
Albion were one of the founding members of The Football League in 1888 but have won the league title only once, in 1919–20. They have had more success in the FA Cup, with five wins. The first came in 1888, the year the league was founded, and the most recent in 1968, their last major trophy. They also won the Football League Cup at the first attempt in 1966. Since the early 1980s the club has been less successful. From 1986 to 2002 they spent their longest ever period out of the top division, although there has been something of a revival in recent years, with three seasons spent in the Premiership between 2002 and 2006.
Read more about History Of West Bromwich Albion F.C.: Early Years: 1878–1902, Fred Everiss Era: 1902–1948, Cup Success and A Near Double: 1948–1973, Back in The Top-flight: 1973–1986, Years in The Wilderness: 1986–2000, Yo-yo Years: 2000–present
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