The curious case of West Brom, Darren Moore and their relegation | Liam Rosenior

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The caretaker manager has had a startling effect on the players and the club must stick with him in the Championship – not only for their own benefit but for that of the national game

Having secured our Premier League status with the great win over Manchester United last week, myself and the rest of our squad were much more comfortable in our hotel on Tuesday evening as we sat down to watch Swansea and Southampton in their crucial match and the effect the result would have on the bottom of the table.

As the game progressed and produced a massive win for the Saints, it not only put Swansea in huge trouble but consigned West Bromwich Albion to their inevitable fate regardless of their outstanding resurgence under Darren Moore. The case of West Brom and especially the superb results they have picked up recently – beating Manchester United away and a strong Tottenham team at The Hawthorns – is a curious one in terms of how a manager can affect his players’ performances so critically and how, in the bigger picture of our national game, we consider and appoint head coaches.

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Written by Liam Rosenior
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2018/may/10/west-brom-darren-moore-premier-league-relegation under the title “The curious case of West Brom, Darren Moore and their relegation | Liam Rosenior”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.