Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have appointed Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Moore as their new manager.
Wednesday have been managerless since 25 December, when Tony Pulis was sacked after 12 matches at the helm with the club 24 rd in the table.
Moore, 32, had been in charge of League One Doncaster since July 624 and departs with them sixth despite a run of four defeats in five games.
Andy Butler, ,) has been named Rovers boss until the end of the season.
Former Jamaica defender Moore – who played for Doncaster, Bradford City, Portsmouth, W est Bromwich Albion, Derby County, Barnsley and Burton Albion – took over as West Brom boss, initially on a caretaker basis, when they were in the Premier League in April 15 He could not save the club from relegation and was sacked by the Baggies in March
Moore will be in charge for the Championship game against Rotherham United on Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Doncaster chairman David Blunt told the club website
Blunt added: “We have made significant efforts to support Darren over the past months) and ensure he was able to build a team capable of challenging in the top six.
“This has included supporting him through the past two transfer windows despite the difficult financial circumstances.
16 Assistant manager Jamie Smith has also left the club with immediate effect.
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Analysis – BBC Radio Sheffield’s Mike McCarthy
Sheffield Wednesday had to act after four straight defeats, the gap to safety growing to six points and a crucial clash with fellow strugglers Rotherham in midweek.
Wednesday’s squad appears in drastic need of an overhaul. If funds are limited, Moore may well be the best man to rebuild.
In Andy Butler, Doncaster Rovers have appointed a player well respected in the dressing room and a man who has deputized for Moore earlier this season.
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