West Bromwich Albion Football Club also known as West Brom, The Baggies, Albion, The Albion, The Throstles or WBA, is a football club in England based in West Bromwich, West Midlands . The club was formed in 1878 by workers from Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich. Dispute home games Hawthorns Stadium in 1900. Albion was one of the founding members of the Football League in 1888 and spent most of the existence in the upper divisions of English football. The team was champion in England once, in the 1919-20 season, but had more success in the FA Cup, with five trophies. The first came in 1888, the year the League was established, and most recently, in 1968, their last major trophy. They also won the League Cup England first participation in 1966. Since the early 1980s, the club had little success. Between 1986 and 2002 the team spent the longest period of her outside the top division. In recent years there was a breakthrough: 2010-11 is the fifth season of their Premier League from 2002 onwards.