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Sacked in the Morning: 6 Managers Who Lost Their Jobs Shortly After Playing West Brom

90min Logo By George Peckham of 90min | Slide 1 of 6: Andre Villas-Boas fell victim to the West Brom 'curse' just nine months after his appointment at the Blues. Chelsea were on a run of just three wins in 12 league matches, with a 1-0 defeat against West Brom being the final nail in the coffin. While Chelsea would go on to have a lot of cup success under caretaker boss Roberto Di Matteo, the poor form in the league under Villas-Boas meant Chelsea finished sixth in the 2011-12 season.

Andre Villas-Boas - Chelsea

Andre Villas-Boas fell victim to the West Brom 'curse' just nine months after his appointment at the Blues.


Chelsea were on a run of just three wins in 12 league matches, with a 1-0 defeat against West Brom being the final nail in the coffin.


While Chelsea would go on to have a lot of cup success under caretaker boss Roberto Di Matteo, the poor form in the league under Villas-Boas meant Chelsea finished sixth in the 2011-12 season.

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