West Brom recently appointed Alan Irvine as their new manager in place of Pepe Mel, who lasted only a few months at the club. He began his tenure at the club with a 2-1 win over Shrewsbury Town. Even though this was only a friendly match summer, Irvine stated that he is extremely happy to have got this victory. West Brom struggled with relegation throughout last season and they will be looking to avoid the same this time around. The club has a clean slate to begin with and Irvine says that this victory can bring a lot of positivity to the club.