Former West Brom manager, Roy Hodgson, told ITV News Central in 2011, how dedicated Dave Matthews was to the club.
The incumbent England manager explained how Dave Matthews' half-century commitment to one club was rare in football.
Mr Matthews died today aged 67 at his home in Halesowen.
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Overcast and dull, with hill fog and outbreaks of rain throughout the day.
It will be a dull, damp and cloudy day for most, with outbreaks of rain. The rain will start to ease from the west during the evening.
Cloudy this evening and overnight, with mist and hill fog becoming widespread.