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Club Records

Wins and Defeats

Biggest League win: 12-0 vs Darwen (h), April 4, 1892

Biggest FA Cup win: 10-1 vs Chatham (a), March 2, 1889

Biggest League Cup win: 6-1 vs Coventry City (h), 1965/66 and 6-1 vs Aston Villa (h), 1966/67

Biggest League defeat: 10-3 vs Stoke City (a), February 4, 1937

Biggest FA Cup defeat: 5-0 vs Leeds United (a), February 18, 1967

Biggest League Cup defeat: 6-1 vs Nottingham Forest, 1982/83

Attendances

Highest League attendance: 60,945 vs Wolves, March 4, 1950

Lowest League attendance: 1,050 vs Sheffield United, April 30, 1901

Highest FA Cup attendance: 64,815 vs Arsenal, March 6, 1937

Lowest FA Cup attendance: 5,230 vs Leicester Fosse, January 14, 1905

Highest League Cup attendance: 41,188 vs Walsall, September 22, 1965

Lowest League Cup attendance: 6,288 vs Port Vale, September 24, 1985

Points & Goals

Record points total (two pts): 60 in Division One, 1919/20

Record points total (three pts): 91 in Championship, 2009/10

Record seasonal league goals total: 105 in Division Two, 1929/30

Record seasonal league goalscorer: WG Richardson, 39 in 1935/36

Record career league goalscorer: Tony Brown, 218, from 1963-1981

Record career goalscorer in all games: Tony Brown, 279

Appearances

Record career league appearances: Tony Brown, 574 (561 and 13 sub)

Record career appearances in all games: Tony Brown 720 (706 and 14 sub)

Most capped player while at the Albion: Chris Brunt (47) for Northern Ireland.

Transfers

Record signing: Nacer Chadli, undisclosed fee from Tottenham Hotspur, August 2016

Record transfer received: Saido Berahino, undisclosed fee to Stoke City, January 2017

Oldest & Youngest Players

Oldest players

NAME AGE OPPOSITION DATE
Dean Kiely (GK) 39 years and 189 days  v Middlesbrough April 17, 2010
Gareth Barry 38 years and 336 days v West Ham United January 25, 2020
George Lee 38 years and 326 days v Luton Town April 26, 1958
Hubert Pearson (GK) 38 years and 310 days v West Ham United March 21, 1925
Jesse Pennington 38 years and 256 days v Liverpool May 6, 1922
Len Millard 38 years and 226 days v Leeds United October, 1957
Gareth McAuley 38 years and 60 days v Southampton February 3, 2018
Nigel Spink (GK) 38 years and 30 days v QPR September 7, 1996
George Shan 37 years and 340 days v Preston North End  September 18, 1937
Jim Sanders (GK) 37 years and 253 days v Everton  March 12, 1958

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Youngest players

NAME AGE OPPOSITION COMPETITION DATE
Charles Wilson 16 years and 73 days v Oldham League October, 1921
Izzy Brown 16 years and 117 days v Wigan Athletic League May 4, 2013
Jonathan Leko 16 years and 152 days v Norwich City League Cup September 23, 2015
Kane Wilson 16 years and 165 days v Northampton League Cup August 23, 2016
Morgan Rogers 16 years and 195 days v Brighton & Hove Albion FA Cup February 6, 2019
Bobby Hope 16 years and 215 days v Arsenal League April 30, 1960
Mickey Lewis 16 years and 303 days v Crystal Palace League Cup December 15, 1981
George Thorne 16 years and 328 days v Sheffield Wednesday League November 28, 2009
Ian Collard 17 years and 26 days v Burnley League September 26, 1964
Alistair Robertson 17 years and 46 days v Manchester United League October 25, 1969
Reg Cutler 17 years and 55 days v Derby County League April 12, 1952
David Worrall 17 years and 63 days v Bournemouth League Cup August 14, 2007
Geoff Carter 17 years and 76 days v Arsenal League April 30, 1960
Len Cantello 17 years and 87 days v Ipswich Town League December 7, 1968
Graham Lovett 17 years and 122 days v Chelsea League December 5, 1964
Tyler Roberts 17 years and 124 days v Liverpool League May 15, 2016
Chris Wood 17 years and 125 days v Portsmouth League April 11, 2009
Mark Robinson 17 years and 137 days v Sheffield Wednesday League April 22, 1986

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Statistics of oldest and youngest players are correct for all competitive fixtures, excluding wartime games and friendlies.