West Bromwich Albion have parted firm with supervisor Steve Bruce after an eight-game winless Sky Wager Championship run left them sitting contained in the relegation zone.
The 61-year-old has left the Baggies after somewhat greater than eight months on the helm with employees Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and son Alex Bruce additionally heading for the Hawthorns exit.
An announcement on the membership’s official web site stated: “West Bromwich Albion have immediately parted firm with supervisor Steve Bruce.
“Backroom employees Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Alex Bruce have additionally left The Hawthorns. The membership wish to place on document its because of Steve Bruce and his teaching employees for his or her efforts since arriving in February.
“Underneath-21s coach Richard Beale will oversee first-team affairs on an interim foundation, assisted by James Morrison and Gary Walsh.
“The method of recruiting a brand new supervisor is now below manner and an appointment will likely be confirmed sooner or later.”
Former Newcastle head coach Bruce was appointed as Valerien Ismael’s successor in February, three-and-a-half months after his turbulent reign at St James’ Park had drawn to an in depth, and handed the problem of taking the membership again into the Premier League.
Nevertheless, he was solely in a position to information them to a Tenth-place end on the finish of final season and a return of only one league win from the primary 13 video games of the brand new marketing campaign – 5-2 in opposition to Hull on August 20 – which had left them in twenty second place on solely 11 factors, proved deadly.
They head for former Manchester United team-mate Paul Ince’s Studying on Saturday with the Royals driving excessive in fifth place regardless of Friday evening’s 2-1 defeat at QPR.