The Club is delighted to announce that Darren Eales has today (1 July 2010) joined the Football Club board as Director of Football Administration.
Darren started his professional career as a footballer playing in the USA in the A-League following a collegiate career in the Ivy League. He graduated in Economics at Brown University before returning to London and qualifying as a Barrister after reading law at Cambridge University. Darren spent six years as a Barrister in private practice dealing with sports, media and employment areas of law. In 2006 he joined West Bromwich Albion where he held a wide-ranging role encompassing the responsibilities of Club Secretary, Board Director and Legal Director.
Also today, Paul Barber, who left the Club in February 2010, has stepped down as non-executive director.