Albion’s 17/18 loss underlines cost of transfer gamble

3 April 2019

WBA annual accounts
Photo: Getty Images Despite investing heavily in the squad, in fact they never invested more than in the summer of 2017, WBA was relegated in the summer of 2018, and a solid profit was transformed to a loss. Pictured loanee Dwight Gayle celebrating a goal against Birmingham City.

CEO Jenkins provides assurances.

Recording spending spree was followed by relegation.

The full cost of West Bromwich Albion’s relegation season was laid bare today with the release of the club’s financial results for 2017/18 confirming the details of the club’s record transfer outlay of summer 2017 – and an overall loss before tax of £7.4 million.

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