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Brown: I want it more

1st May

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.

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“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.”