- Address: Birmingham Road, West Bromwich
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 26,000
- Opened: 3 September 1900
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: West Bromwich Albion (football)
Extra stadium info – The Hawthorns
The national football team of England played several matches at The Hawthorns. They won their first two games at the venue. Both games took place in the 1920s. England lost their third game at The Hawthorns. Wales won the match, which took place on 20 October 1945. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1937, when 64,000 people showed up for a match between West Bromwhich Albion and Arsenal FC. West Bromwhich Albion Football Club was founded in 1878 under a different name. They moved to The Hawthorns in 1900.
The results of WBA
West Bromwhich Albion FC reached the FA Cup final in 1886 for the first time in their history. The Blackburn Rovers won the game. One year later, WBA played their second FA Cup final. Aston Villa won the final, which attracted a crowd of 15,000, 2-0. In 1888, West Bromwich Albion won their first-ever FA Cup. They won the title after defeating Preston North End 2-1 in front of 19,000 people. In 1920, WBA were crowned football champions of England for the first time in their history. West Bromwich Albion drew an average home attendance of 29,000 in that domestic league season.