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West Brom boss Slaven Bilic misses out on award

By Luke Hatfield | West Bromwich Albion | Published:

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic has missed out on the Manager of the Month award for November - with Leeds' Marcelo Bielsa claiming the prize.

Slaven Bilic head coach / manager of West Bromwich Albion. (AMA)

Bilic had guided Albion to a 100 per cent winning record over the month, with the draw with Wigan ending the club's six-game winning streak.

However, the judges opted for the Argentine over Bilic, who himself saw his side claim victory in each game through the month of November - including a 4-0 thrashing of Middlesbrough.

Leeds sit top of the Championship table heading into the weekend, themselves on a seven-game winning run. Albion are level on points, and one behind the Yorkshire side in goal difference.

Both teams are 11 points clear of third-placed Fulham.

It's the second time Bilic has been snubbed in the award race, having missed out to Nottingham Forest boss Sabri Lamouchi for the September award.

Luke Hatfield

By Luke Hatfield

Digital Sports Journalist with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star.

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