Club News

The Hawthorns First XI for next season

Eleven facts and stats to celebrate the new fixture list

ALL the numbers behind the new Premier League season coming to The Hawthorns soon. 

5 - number of miles groundsmen will walk to mow the Hawthorns pitch once

66,500 - pints that will be pulled by our catering staff during the season

300 - stewards on duty on match days

53,200 - hot beverages poured in the season

22 - miles of undersoil heating pipe under the pitch

* Full fixture list
* Guide to Premier League newcomers
* Key dates for your diary
Five Hawthorns fixtures you won't want to miss
* Pulis on Albion's start
* From Albion base camp to Everest
* Bowler's Delivery: Season's Greetings
* Season tickets on general sale from Monday

30,000 - litres of water used to water the pitch on match days

3.5m - artificial fibres in pitch

380 - kilogrammes of seed required to make up the new surface for the season

38,000 - pies consumed each season

360 - number of floodlights to illuminate night games

60,000 - fans through the Fanzone 


1,896 - estimated number of fictitious transfer stories which will appear before the first game