Clarke's regret on West Brom exit & 'unfinished business'

Clarke was moved on during Saturday night Credit: PA

Steve Clarke has expressed "deep regret" at his sacking by West Brom, claiming he had "unfinished business" at the Hawthorns.

Baggies head coach Clarke was dismissed on Saturday following a 1-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Cardiff, the midlands outfit's fourth straight loss, with Roberto Di Matteo and Martin Jol the early favourites to succeed him.

In a statement released by the League Managers Association, Clarke said:

"I believe I have unfinished business at West Bromwich Albion Football Club so it is with deep regret that I was relieved of duties as Head Coach...It has been an honour to manage this club"

Read: Full statement and article on the ITV Football site

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