As the World Cup gets underway here’s a chance to look back forty years to World Cup ’82, as seen through the eyes and pen of Ian Johnson of the Sports Argus, who there at the time.
It’s Not Only Zebedee Who Boings Programme 18 With the Middle East in the news due to the 2022 World Cup we look back to the events of 45 years ago this month when West Bromwich Albion manager, Ronnie Allen, shocked the football world by leaving Albion to join Jimmy Hill’s footballing revolution. He became…
As the World Cup 2022 gets underway in Qatar, the former Head of Sport at the Sports Argus, Leon Hickman, gives us an insight into the character of England manager Gareth Southgate.
Northfield School’s newspaper from June 1982: World Cup ’82 issue Northfield School (1972-1986) had a successful newspaper called ‘Gallery’. This is the issue from June 1982 which was a World Cup Special. Download ‘The Northfield School’s newspaper from June 1982: World Cup ’82 issue’
Joe Fraser selected for Commonwealth Games – 24th June 2022Joe Fraser, the Ladywood based artistic gymnast, has been selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Go Joe!
The Sports Argus was a much-respected Saturday night sports paper in the West Midlands.
The West Bromwich Albion Former Players Association has launched a book which looks at their achievements since 2003. Geoff Snape, the secretary, talks about the book ‘Old Baggies: The Story’ and we also hear from former players Ray Wilson and Brendon Batson with a guest appearance by Willie Johnston.
In this programme we feature Alistair Robertson who looks back at his West Bromwich Albion first team debut in October 1969. Latest
This special programme commemorates the 20th anniversary of West Bromwich Albion’s last win at Wembley. We meet Elliott Morris, the man who scored the winning goal in April 2000 when The Baggies won the Football League Youth Alliance Cup in a penalty shoot out against Scunthorpe United. Elliott was the goalkeeper! Other stories you may…
This edition has a few lighter stories to cheer up West Bromwich Albion fans during the Coronavirus lockdown. It features stories from lifelong supporters David Jones & Glynis Wright, and club photographer Laurie Rampling. Two former players Graham Williams and Mickey Fudge also add their stories.
This edition features staunch West Brom supporters Laurie Rampling and Harry Taylor as they enjoy reminiscing about their boyhood heroes Derek Kevan and Ronnie Allen and there is an exclusive interview with former Baggies man Jan Kozak. Other stories you may like!
This month we feature an extended interview from 30 years ago with the then West Bromwich Albion manager Brian Talbot. It was recorded by Des Christie and Malcolm Solomon, pupils at the time at Ladywood School in Birmingham. There is also a feature by Terry Wills on the bad winter of 1963 and Laurie Rampling…
This month’s programme about West Bromwich Albion’s history features Jimmy Hagan’s 1964 car crash; the dog on the pitch in 1976 and the metro tram named after Cyrille Regis. We also return to Slovakia as Igor Balis celebrates his 50th birthday and we re-enact his goal at Bradford in 2002 which helped WBA to promotion…
This programme features an exclusive interview with Igor Balis, who achieved legendary status with a penalty in 2002. Also we feature Tony ‘Bomber’ Brown, FA Cup winning captain Graham Williams and more on the snow at Brescia in 1995. Other stories you may like!
You may not be too keen to watch the action from England’s World Cup games, but these highlights from TNT News will make even the saddest England fan smile!
The World Cup is underway. here’s a chance to relive the highs and lows, well lows and lows actually, of World Cup 2006, as seen in this dramatic reconstruction, filmed at the Stadio de Oratory in, er, Ladywood.
125 years ago, in September 1888 the first games were played in the Football League. It was set up by William Mc Gregor. TNT reporters discovered he had great links with Birmingham.
In the week that Gareth Bale was transferred for 100 m euros (£85m) Birmingham City recalled Britain’s first £1 million footballer when a new bar opened at St Andrews. It is packed with facts and figures about the career of Trevor Francis, one of the clubs greatest ever players.
West Brom and Manchester United both scored five goals in one of the most entertaining games ever seen at The Hawthorns. This was Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1,500th and last match as manager of Manchester United, but it was West Brom’s hat trick hero Lukaku who stole the show. This is our look at what the…
Former Ladywood School pupil Dean Dodd, who was on the first TNT video, then Ladywood School News, in 1986, won a charity auction to play a match against a Villa Lions & Legends XI raising money for Leukaemia research. Aston Villa captain Stilyan ‘Stan’ Petrov was diagnosed with Leukaemia earlier this year and he attended…