The man who healed the club is shown the door

If ever there was an illustration of the short-termism and lack of sentiment in football, it was the decision to sack Darren Moore as the Head Coach of West Bromwich Albion yesterday evening. Even from a pure footballing point of view, it seems a very harsh decision.  The Baggies are in fourth place with ten games to go, well placed…

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Moore would have been criticised no matter what team he played in the cup

The fallout from Wednesday’s defeat has been predictably critical from a vocal minority of the Baggies’ “twitterati” although the more sanguine commentators are a little more understanding of the issues that Darren Moore faced. It’s easy to criticise Moore’s team selection and substitutions, particularly in hindsight.  Ultimately, Albion lost and, therefore, he got it wrong. However, had he played broadly…

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A look at the new Baggie Boys

With the January transfer window now closed, we can all now relax and stop speculating about every rumour for a few months at least.  Darren Moore managed to bring in four new faces into the first team squad and in this article, I take a look at their histories and what they could bring to the team. Mason Holgate Date…

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Moore right to go for loans for promotion push

Transfer deadline day on Thursday saw the arrival of three new loan signings to supplement the three already at the club.  Some have commented that we should be looking to buy players rather than loan them but, in my opinion, using the loan market is the right strategy given Albion’s current position. Irrespective of whether you believe the club’s owner, Guochuan…

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Barnes recall presents an opportunity for others

Leicester City today dropped he bombshell that many Baggies fans were fearing by exercising their option to recall Harvey Barnes from his loan spell at the Hawthorns and, while there is no way of dressing that news up as a positive for Albion’s season, it does present an opportunity for other players in the squad who have had limited time…

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