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Brown: I want it more

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05:59 1st May 2013

Award winner pays tribute to coaching staff

ISAIAH Brown has paid tribute to the coaching staff after picking up Albion’s Academy Player of the Season award in a campaign that could still see him make his Barclays Premier League debut.


The 16-year-old midfielder was on the bench for last month’s top-flight clash at Chelsea and Steve Clarke has suggested he would have been involved more had it not been a for a niggling groin problem.


But Brown played 66 minutes on his comeback from injury in the Under-21s’ 1-0 defeat by Manchester United at Old Trafford last night and will be hoping he is involved at some stage in the Baggies' remaining four top-flight games this term - starting with Wigan on Saturday (ko 3pm).


“It’s been a good season for me,” he said.


“I’ve been playing with the Under-21s, trying to improve every day, with the help of the coaches.


“And with the staff and the players around me hopefully I can get a lot better and progress my career at West Brom.


“Last July I was just thinking about concentrating on getting a place in the youth team.


“But everything happened so quickly and before I knew it I was on the bench at Chelsea.


“I’m thankful to everyone around me.


“I just listen to them and take on board what they say to improve.


“Travelling with the first-team squad is like a dream come true.


“It’s an excellent experience and it just makes me want it more.”

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