31/1/81: Wolves v. West Bromwich Albion (Black Country Derby)

On Saturday 31 January 1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers, or Wolves, played at home against West Bromwich Albion. The match was one of the long line of 'Black Country' derbies which have been contested in the English League Football since 1886.

pic: Wolves Football Programmes

This was the return match of the 1980-81 season with Wolves winning 2-0. The two teams had previously met at The Hawthorns on 23 August 1980 when the match ended in a 0-0 draw.

The last match between the two teams took place on 12 February 2012 when West Brom thrashed Wolves 1-5 at Molineux. Wolves currently play in the English Football League Championship while West Brom are in the Premier League.

Source: soccerbase.com, wikipedia

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