Tyrone Mears: West Bromwich Albion sign defender on short-term deal

Tyrone Mears playing for Derby
Tyrone Mears (left) and Darren Moore (centre) played alongside each other for Derby during the 2007-08 Premier League season

Championship side West Bromwich Albion have signed defender Tyrone Mears on a rolling contract until January.

The 35-year-old - who has played for Preston, Derby, Burnley and Bolton - has spent the last three years in Major League Soccer with Seattle Sounders, Atlanta United and Minnesota United.

"Tyrone has got a wealth of experience and is a very fit footballer," said Albion boss Darren Moore.

"He's got massive experience and I'm pleased to have him here."

Moore has confirmed on the club's websiteexternal-link that Mears will feature in West Brom's Carabao Cup second-round tie at home to Mansfield Town on Tuesday evening.

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