It is referred to the THE West Brom Curse, as in the past six years nine managers have lost their job, either they were sacked or they left. Only Sir Alex Ferguson retired at the end of the season 2013. 1) Nick McCarthy. 2) David De Matteo,. 3)Roberto Mancini 4) Alex Villas Boas. 5) Jose Mourinho. 6) Jose Mourinho.