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Baggies get a bonus ball worth 150,000

Baggies fan Lynn Marshall is pictured with West Bromwich Albion hotshot

striker Bob Taylor showing off the bonus figure paid by West Bromwich

Albion Building Society through the fans&#39 special savings account which has

netted the side 150,000.

The cash injection comes from the society&#39s Albion Premier Saver account

and it takes the total up to 620,000.

The club says the scheme is the most successful football affinity savings

account in the UK, beating even the mighty Glasgow Rangers.


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