The Throstle Club Programme 4 August 2023

The Throstle Club is a programme produced by Black Country Radio Xtra and presented by Norman Bartlam and Bob Downing.
It is a monthly programme which looks back on the long and proud history of West Bromwich Albion featuring interviews with former players and reminiscences from supporters of the club.

The main interview is with former goalkeeper Jim Cumbes and the studio guest is Albion statto Steve Carr, who explains that Albion were formed in 1878 and not 1879, as was believed at the time of the centenary game in August 1979! You’ll also hear contributions from Lyndon Hughes, Laurie Rampling, Alan Maull and Colin McKenzie.

Running time 57 minutes.

Thanks to Black Country Radio man Billy Spakemon and Sam Downing for technical support and photos.

This programme was first broadcast on Black Country Radio and is also available on the Black Country Xtra On Demand service.

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Football photo Jim Cumbes

Photo: Jim Cumbes, Footballer