Date: 10th March 2019 at 7:45pm
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West Bromwich Albion owner Guochuan Lai clearly has lofty ambitions for the club, when he can be bothered to actually show his face at The Hawthorns, as fourth place in the Championship simply wasn’t good enough for legend Darren Moore to keep his job.

Having restored some pride following the shambles that we became under Tony Pulis and Alan Pardew, Moore was going a good job in the eyes of many. Fourth in the table, looking nailed on for the Play-Offs even if the automatic dream had gone and this was on the back of being woefully unsupported by the Board in the summer and January transfer window where the focus seemed to be more on saving money.

With numerous targets missed out on because agreement couldn’t be struck, well, in fairness to Moore I’m pretty sure he wasn’t expecting to try and rebuild a squad based on free agents and loans.

That doesn’t absolve him of all blame when we’ve been tactically wrong and underperformed and he’ll know himself he’s made plenty of mistakes – but that was always going to be the case as he learned on the job.

A short sighted, blame deflecting move from West Brom here when I’m sure most felt we were trying to slowly build something – have we now set our sights on somebody like Sam Allardyce so our owner can watch his short term pennies without realising the benefits of a longer term vision.

The fact so many fans from other clubs felt the need to comment on social media, just shows this decision up for what is it – utterly pathetic. Shame we can’t sack the Board instead.

That’s only a small taste of the comments I can print.