West Bromwich Albion

Nicknamed the Baggies, or simply WBA, this Midlands football club, run by chief executive Mark Jenkins, 51, competed in the Premier League for the seventh consecutive season in 2016-17, with revenues rising 40% to £138m, boosted by record broadcasting income. The side was relegated at the end of the 2017-18 season despite a string of good results at the end of the campaign.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank229
CompanyWest Bromwich Albion
ActivityFootball club
LocationWest Bromwich
Sales £m137.9
Operating profit £m26.7
Main shareholdersGuochuan Lai (88%), others (12%)
Staff221
Founded1878
Websitewww.wba.co.uk/

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