West Bromwich Albion appoint new academy manager to complete restructure

17 September 2019

West Brom
Photo: Getty Images West Bromwich Albion's Darnell Furlong trying to catch Blackburn Rovers' Bradley Dack in Westbrom's 3-2 win in the Championship on August 31, 2019.

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Coventry's Richard Stevens as their new academy manager.

The arrival of Stevens completes a restructure of key staff in Albion's academy department.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Richard Stevens as the club's new academy manager.

Stevens has spent the past 12 years as the academy manager at Coventry, where he helped more than 50 players rise through the youth ranks to feature for the club's first team.

Stevens will arrive at West Bromwich Albion in early October, which will complete a series of recruitments undertaken at the academy level, the club write in a statement.

Do you want to read this article?

Get instant access by signing up for a 7-day free trial

No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.

You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.