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20 October 2018

Alan Buckley replaced Keith Burkinshaw as Albion manager after the Baggies had struggled at the start of the season.

The redevelopment of The Hawthorns may have played a part, as the Throstles had to play their first five league games of the season away from home.

Buckley had been a prolific goalscorer in the lower divisions with neighbouring Walsall, and had led them to a number of cup successes before building his managerial reputation at Grimsby Town. 


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