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Darren Moore named as West Bromwich Albion head coach

Moore named as West Brom head coach
West Bromwich Albion appoint Darren Moore as the club's head coach on a permanent basis.

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Darren Moore as the club's head coach on a permanent basis.

Last month, Moore was named as a temporary replacement for Alan Pardew and the club's youth coach guided the Baggies to 11 points from six matches in the Premier League.

West Brom were still relegated from the top flight, but the 44-year-old received the backing of the club's first-team squad and has allegedly been chosen for the position ahead of Brentford's Dean Smith.

Moore told the club's official website: "I am obviously extremely proud to accept this role and also extremely excited.

"We have a big summer ahead of us, a lot of hard work we need to get in now. I'm going all out to try to get those plans and personnel in place to make sure we've got everything ready.

"We need to be because this is a tough league packed with great clubs, but what an opportunity for us to move the club in the right direction."

West Brom have not stated the length of Moore's deal, but say that the contract is "improved and extended".

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
3Leeds UnitedLeeds126512291323
4Middlesbrough12642146822
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds125431918119
7Brentford124622014618
8Derby CountyDerby125341513218
9Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn124621415-118
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

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