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Offline Barrington

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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #425 on: May 18, 2018, 05:15:46 PM »
Really happy that they've given the job to Moore. He's proven in his short time in charge that he's a good motivator and managed to pick up a good amount of points against some good opposition.

He also has a love for the club and managed to bring the fans a bit closer to the club in his short stint in charge.

I'm really glad that someone at the club has had the balls to offer the job to someone without a long established career in management, rather than going down the route of lining the pockets of one of the old guard of merry go round folk.

He's not going to be on his own either. He'll now have the chance to pick up some back-room staff.

Wishing him all the best, and I think he'll do well.

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« Reply #426 on: May 18, 2018, 05:18:34 PM »
It's going to be a tough job but good luck Darren.

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« Reply #427 on: May 18, 2018, 05:22:27 PM »
Big dave deserves his chance after his good run and has club at heart. If he doesn't hack it after 10 games or so he can go back to coaching then we can bring someone in. If he does well then we all win. I know its risky but imagine if we did it the other way round and appointed say Dean Smith and it didn't work out. We'd all be saying dave should have been given a chance. We may have stumbled across the man to do the job besides there's a saying 'it it ain't broke don't fix it'. Congratulations and let's prove everyone right big dave.
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« Reply #428 on: May 18, 2018, 05:23:47 PM »
happy with this, right move at the right time, interested to learn more about his overall philsophy

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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #429 on: May 18, 2018, 05:39:37 PM »
Very happy Baggie here!  Done all he could with a very under achieving squad.  Turned the entire place around, team, staff, fans, coaches, etc.  No one was left without a little bit of hope in the last 6 weeks of the season.  He was my first choice, although I admit i didn't think it would happen and we would end up with a continent appointment. 

He has a tough job ahead of him, but one thing I've learned from the big man is he approaches everything in his stride.  Never make a mountain out of a mole hill.  He just smiles, nods and gets on with it.  Very positive person.  Never lose that Big Dave touch, and I think we are in good hands....
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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #430 on: May 18, 2018, 05:50:01 PM »
Any news on the length of appointment, salary, and/or who the Director of Football will be (or even if we are appointing one)?

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« Reply #431 on: May 18, 2018, 05:57:01 PM »
Can't help but think we have missed another opportunity to show our ambition. Essentially we have appointed someone with two caps for Jamaica,  whose domestic playing achievements are relegation from Premiership on both occasions he played at that level (although with a couple of Championship promotions) and 6 matches managerial experience.  However,  he is Big Dave, he does appear to have the club at heart and no matter what reservations people have I can not see anyone giving him a hard time before a ball is even kicked unlike previous appointments .
Good luck Darren, really hope you prove us doubters wrong.
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« Reply #432 on: May 18, 2018, 06:22:59 PM »
Not my choice, but now he is our manager lets all get behind him and back him all the way.
Good luck Big Dave.
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« Reply #433 on: May 18, 2018, 06:25:18 PM »
Congratulations, Big Dave
You love the club and we love you
Now do us proud

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« Reply #434 on: May 18, 2018, 06:26:21 PM »
Not my choice, but now he is our manager lets all get behind him and back him all the way.
Good luck Big Dave.
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That's fair enough divine, although I have been dead keen all along I totally get why there are reservations.

He's one of us. He LOVES the club and not just the glory. It's up to the club now to get the squad right. Fasten yourselves in chaps! We Are Albion.
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« Reply #435 on: May 18, 2018, 06:28:12 PM »
Was in two minds but really chuffed now the decision has been made - how different to the appointments of the last two clowns!

Let's all get behind and hope that the club provide him with the resources and support he's going to need to get us off to a good start.
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« Reply #436 on: May 18, 2018, 06:29:57 PM »
The first appointment is as long as I can remember that has pretty much everyone’s backing ( few people probably wanted someone else but will still back big Dave).

Just hope he can mould team together capable of taking it to teams and playing some decent football.
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« Reply #437 on: May 18, 2018, 06:32:11 PM »
The players talked Darren up so it's time for them to stand up and support him in their actions to get us back up now.
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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #438 on: May 18, 2018, 06:41:19 PM »
I’m happy to have Darren as our manager/head coach I think he had to be given the job after the end of season results from a team that was totally demoralised.
It’s going to be a hard old slog but I hope it all comes together for us and him.
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« Reply #439 on: May 18, 2018, 06:50:13 PM »
Massive congrats to Darren, really feel that we have a manager who cares and has the FULL backing of ALL at the club. I met him only a few months ago in Brum and he was an absolute gent and a pleasure to talk with. He has my full support and I’m sure everyone involved in the day-to-day running of the club.
We must be patient and allow him to make his mark and impose his ethics - we’ve certainly chosen the right character....now ‘Big Dave’, over to you!

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« Reply #440 on: May 18, 2018, 07:13:56 PM »
Can't help but think we have missed another opportunity to show our ambition. Essentially we have appointed someone with two caps for Jamaica,  whose domestic playing achievements are relegation from Premiership on both occasions he played at that level (although with a couple of Championship promotions) and 6 matches managerial experience.  However,  he is Big Dave, he does appear to have the club at heart and no matter what reservations people have I can not see anyone giving him a hard time before a ball is even kicked unlike previous appointments .
Good luck Darren, really hope you prove us doubters wrong.
Since when has that mattered? Don't remember Mourinho, Alex Ferguson having great playing careers

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« Reply #441 on: May 18, 2018, 07:31:14 PM »
Congratulations Darren. Nice to have a very humble, polite guy in charge. Just the issue of ripping this squad apart and rebuilding. Get rid of anyone that doesn't want to play for him, and lets get this wagon rolling. I'm actually very excited at this new beginning. Yes it could go horribly wrong, but for once I feel positive about the club. Glad Foster and Brunt have pledged their allegiance to us, we will need some wise old heads among the younger players. Roll on August I say

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« Reply #442 on: May 18, 2018, 07:34:42 PM »
Since when has that mattered? Don't remember Mourinho, Alex Ferguson having great playing careers

And Bryan Robson made a great manager ???

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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #443 on: May 18, 2018, 07:58:05 PM »
I want him to succeed, I really do. He's a great bloke, and a hero of mine. But...

I have been racking my brains, and I can't remember a caretaker who went in as a firefighter, like Moore did, who was then a success when they got the job on a full time basis.

I also think this is unlikely to shake any of the players out of the comfort zone they seem to inhabit. I can see new contracts on the horizon for Yacob, Myhill, even Morrison, and a continuation of the malaise we seem to find ourselves in.

I hope I'm wrong. I really hope I am. But I can see this going badly wrong, it lasting until about November / December, and then us having to go out and hire the manager we should be getting now.

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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #444 on: May 18, 2018, 08:03:56 PM »
May as well move discussions to this thread now that it is official.

Seemingly confirmed on the official Twitter account.

Made my views clear last night, certainly not my choice for the job and I believe this will end in utter disaster and will ruin the image of one of my heroes when it comes to the parting of the ways during the course of this season, but I shall get fully behind him and the team and pray that in seven months Jacko is quoting this post with a ' ;D ' as he steers us to the top of the table with consummate ease.

Great PR stunt but only experience from April I'd have brought another head coach in and let him work with DM but sadly I can see this ending in tears. As you say he's a hero its just too early for him As you said I hope he proves me wrong. but even RDM had a season under his belt

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« Reply #445 on: May 18, 2018, 08:14:47 PM »
Since when has that mattered? Don't remember Mourinho, Alex Ferguson having great playing careers
If Darren Moore turns out to be the next Mourinho or Alex Ferguson then we will truly have struck gold and we will have to question why the muppets ever employed Pulis or Pardew ahead of Big Dave in the first place. (If you are seriously anticipating this I think you may be disappointed)

I belive you are missing my point. If Darren was Joe Bloggs with no connection to the Albion and that record I imagine the burning torches and pitch forks would be on their way to the Hawthorns now and the threats of non purchasing of season tickets filling these pages.

I personally do not think it is an ambitious appointment but he will have the benefit of bringing the support together behind him and plenty of good will.

As an aside, it took Mourinho 13 years to go from his non existent playing career to first managerial position with 7 years (?) as a number two. Fergie was managing for a good number of years before he got success with Aberdeen in the early eighties. 
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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #446 on: May 18, 2018, 08:27:35 PM »
Delighted for the big man now owners need to back him, good luck Darren let's take chump league by storm  ;D

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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #447 on: May 18, 2018, 08:33:28 PM »
Not my first choice but 100% behind him now he needs backing in the transfer market. We need some fire power 2 strikers in (before any leave) we need an attacking mid to replace chadli and we need two cbs.

If we can get some of the shopping done before the World Cup then we will really hit the ground running
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« Reply #448 on: May 18, 2018, 08:44:21 PM »
Re-reading the statement put put by the club it reads as if his influence has gone beyond the playing side of things and has reinvigorated the club by putting pride and heart back in where the last few seasons it has been missing. There is no denying the guy is charismatic and like many leaders that's a great quality to have.
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Re: Darren Moore
« Reply #449 on: May 18, 2018, 09:11:56 PM »
And Bryan Robson made a great manager ???
Well yeah, reiterates the point I was making