Alan Pardew has been appointed West Bromwich Albion's new Head Coach.
Pardew, a former Premier League manager with West Ham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace, has agreed a two-and-a-half-year contract.
He will be adding his former assistant at Newcastle, John Carver, to his backroom staff at The Hawthorns.
Pardew was at the training ground today to begin his new job which he described as an 'exciting opportunity.'
Chairman John Williams said Albion’s board had reached a unanimous decision to appoint the 56-year-old following a thorough recruitment process.
Gary Megson has left the club as Assistant Head Coach, after taking charge of the first team for two games, following Tony Pulis' dismissal.