Born this day 70 years ago in the North East of England. This County Durham boy was born the 31st August 1947 in South Hetton and joined the Albion as a Junior in June 1962 signing professional forms ...

Born 23rd August 1941 in the Staffordshire town of Burton upon Trent, John Lovatt played 18 times scoring 5 goals. "Shack" joined the Albion as an amateur in January 1956 signing professional forms tw...

Born Great Barr on 4th August 1961 Martyn played 218 games for the Albion scoring 10 times. An England schoolboy international Benno joined the Albion in August 1977 as an apprentice, signing professi...

The joker of the dressing room Mick Martin was born in Dublin on 9th July 1951, Mick the son of former Villa legend Con joined the Albion from Manchester United on loan in October 1995 with the signin...

The brother of England captain Bryan was born in Pelaw near Chester le Street on 6th July 1965, Gary Robson joined the Albion in May 1981 as an apprentice signing prfoessional forms in May 1983. Gary ...

Born the 10th June 1957 in Manchester, Peter Barnes started his football life as an apprentice at Manchester City, signing professional forms in August 1974. Peter joined the Albion from City in July ...

Born 3rd June 60 years ago, this Northumberland born midfielder played 134 times including 18 as a sub scoring 12 goals. John Trewick joined the Albion as an apprentice in July 1972 signing profession...

The Former Players Association would like to offer our sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Ugo. To lose a life at any age is so sad for the family but one so young is truly devastating. U...

Born Grangemouth April 8th 1947 this left back played 282 games and scored 3 goals. Ray Wilson joined the Albion from school in July 1963 as an amateur, signing professional forms in May 1964. Ray,...