Sport: The Facts Behind Albion’s Promotion

By Tom Stewart 

For Albion fans it has been the most glorious season in recent memory – promotion secured, a record winning run, a new 22,000 state-of-the-art stadium, and all done with a beautiful brand of football envied by every side outside Barcelona.

Albion's players deserve to celebrate after all theyve achieved this season (Pic: Paul Hazelwood)

Here are the facts behind a remarkable campaign:

  • More wins this season than any other league side in England
  • Not lost at home for over a year
  • Have not lost back-to-back league fixtures all season
  • Eleven consecutive home wins at the Withdean Stadium
  • Collected a maximum 24 points from their eight fixtures in March
  • Won 10 of the last 11 league games (only broken by 2-2 draw at in-form Rochdale)
  • Six clean sheets in nine games (ironically bookended by two 4-3 wins)
  • Fourth promotion at the Withdean
  • First Football League team to secure promotion this season
  • Will be crowned champions if they win at Walsall on Saturday.

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