Sam Allardyce appointed as West Brom New Coach
Former England, West Ham United, Sunderland, Crystal Palace, Everton and Bolton Wanderers manager Sam Allardyce has been appointed as the news West Brom manager.
Sam Allardyce is taking over from Slaven Bilic who got fired yesterday after a 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Tuesday night.
West Brom Albion made the announcement of his appointment in the later hours of Wednesday. It was stated in a statement released by West Brom and the statement says: ”West Bromwich Albion are delighted to confirm the appointment of Sam Allardyce as the club’s new Head Coach.”
“The experienced boss, who has 512 Premier League games to his name, arrives at Albion with his long-time assistant, Sammy Lee.” “The Dudley-born manager returns to The Hawthorns more than 30 years after starting his coaching career with the Baggies under former boss Brian Talbot in 1989.”
“He has now taken the reins at a record eight Premier League clubs, including Bolton Wanderers, West Ham United, Sunderland, Crystal Palace and in his last role, Everton.”
“The 66-year-old, who agreed terms on an 18-month contract earlier today, will take training on Thursday in preparation for Sunday’s Premier League fixture against Aston Villa.”