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West Bromwich Albion F.C. – The Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion F.C., founded in 1878, stands as one of England’s most storied football clubs. Nestled in the heart of the West Midlands, the club has left an indelible mark on the footballing landscape, with its rich history, passionate fanbase, and iconic stadium, The Hawthorns. West Bromwich Albion, affectionately known as the Baggies, boasts a proud history. The club has experienced triumphs and challenges, earning a place in the hearts of football enthusiasts. Their legacy includes winning the English top-flight title in the 1919-1920 season and capturing the FA Cup five times, with their most recent victory in 1968. The Hawthorns, the venerable home ground of West Bromwich Albion, has witnessed the highs and lows of the club’s journey. Built in 1900, the stadium stands as a testament to tradition and longevity. Its distinctive features and passionate atmosphere make it a beloved destination for football enthusiasts.

Beyond its structural significance, The Hawthorns is embedded in the cultural fabric of West Bromwich. The stadium represents a communal space where generations of fans have come together to celebrate victories, endure defeats, and forge lasting memories. Unfortunately camera setup is not very favorable for us, casual sofa watchers, it is way, way to low, and to be honest I hate watching game from here, actually if I have alternative game in the same time, I would mostly skip this. 🤷‍♂️

Check the grades and final new FICAZ INDEX score bellow.


Camera Angles and Center Zoom

Main TV Camera

Main camera in the middle got 20 points which is not so terrible, but soon as the game starts you can see how terrible low camera is and on the top of that you have cameraman who zoom too much and the result is bellow as you can see, not very impressive 😏

Calculation:

FICAZ TV Football Score for West Bromwich Albion F.C – The Hawthorns
Camera angle =  20 points
Center Zoom =  1 points
Camera Zoom FAR side = 1 points
Camera Zoom NEAR side =  4 points
Camera Zoom CORNERS =  2 points



Extra points

Since, as I said, really hate this TV camera setup I am giving it -3 bonus points (HREN bonus). FIX THIS GUYS. It is terrible. 🤢🤮

Calculation:

Extra points (Min -4, max. 16 points) = -3 points


Points summary

CriteriaPointsMax.
Camera Angle2050
Zoom Center110
Zoom Far – Top18
Zoom Near – Bottom48
Corner28
Extra-3-3 to 16
FICAZ Index 25100

West Bromwich Albion F.C. – The Hawthorns

FICAZ INDEX = 25


Tell us in the comments what you think. Thanks for taking the time to contribute. Let’s enjoy in every fracking football game around the planet like it is Barca game, every game.

Mario Hren




Links and contacts for this FICAZ Index:
For better TV experience you may complain to the club directly :
Fulham F.C. form or by email:
Craven Cottage by contact form.