Last Updated: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:34
West Brom boss Steve Clarke has urged his side to retain their focus following their impressive start to the season.
The Baggies are currently fifth in the Premier League table having picked up six wins and 20 points from their opening 11 fixtures but Clarke will not allow complacency to creep in.
The West Brom boss was a member of the Chelsea side who appeared on course to launch a title challenge in the first ever Premier League season at Christmas, but nearly became involved in a relegation battle after a dramatic dip in form, and Clarke is keen to avoid a similar scenario as a manager.
Clarke believes the Baggies deserve their current lofty position in the Premier League table but he has called on his side to keep their focus as he is well aware that the situation can quickly change with a few bad results.
"We are where we are for a reason and because we deserve to be there," said the boss.
"The games we've played, we've accumulated a good number of points. But it is a dangerous league if you look too far ahead."
He added: "We have to keep our focus on what we are trying to do, which is picking up points from game to game."
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