Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Albion Legends To Be Honoured

Albion Legends To Be Honoured

West Bromwich Albion have pledged support to a project that will celebrate the work of club legends Brendon Batson MBE, Cyrille Regis MBE and Laurie Cunningham.

Plans for a 10ft stature of the trio in West Bromwich Town Centre were announced today and it will be unveiled on July 14, 2014 - the 25th anniversary of Laurie's sad death in a car crash in Spain.

The statue will be known as 'The Celebration' and is being created by sculpter Graham Ibbeson, with the project being run by local businessman Jim Cadman, helped by Sandwell Council.

Speaking to CEO Mark Jenkins said.

'Our plans to honour Tony's incomparable service to the club have been well documented, Tony was obviously team mates with Brendon, Cyrille and Laurie in that great team of the seventies and everyone at this football club is proud of the pioneering work they did for black footballers while wearing the Albion shirt and it is only fitting that their achievements both on and off the field are being celebrated in this manner.'

For more details on fundraising, how fans can get involved please Click Here.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Wednesday August 1 2012
Time: 8:53PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

There's Hope Despite The Tears

West Bromwich Albion skipper Jonny Evans has admitted some players were in tears following defeat to Bournemouth...

International Break From West Brom Relegation Worries

A number of West Bromwich Albion players get a break from relegation worries in the next week and a bit with the March international window now in full swing.

Stats: Bournemouth v WBA

All the stats from Bournemouth (2) vs (1) WBA, Dean Court, 17/3/18 Att:

AFC Bournemouth v West Brom - Team Sheets

West Brom go to Dean Court as the visitors to AFC Bournemouth for the latest Premier League game and relegation worries continue to loom large at The Hawthorns.

West Bromwich Albion Social Media

West Bromwich Albion Archived Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Phillips0%
Sub - Field0%
Sub - Robson-Kanu0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures

Vital Football Comment