Alan Irvine: West Brom sack manager after Stoke defeat

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Irvine leaves West Brom only one point above the relegation zone

Alan Irvine has been sacked as West Brom manager after seven months in charge at The Hawthorns.

The 56-year-old Scot was given the job in June but he only won four of his 19 games as boss.

West Brom are 16th in the Premier League, a point above the relegation zone following Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Stoke, their seventh loss in nine games.

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