Moyes leaves West Ham after keeping team in Premier League

AP
Published 7:36 a.m. ET May 16, 2018 | Updated 7:54 a.m. ET May 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Keeping West Ham in the Premier League wasn’t enough to earn David Moyes a new deal at the London club.

West Ham announced the departure of Moyes on Wednesday and said a new manager would be hired “within the next 10 days.”

Moyes arrived in November on a contract until the end of the season, and guided West Ham out of the relegation zone to a 13th-place finish on Sunday.

Now the club is looking for a “high-caliber figure” to “take West Ham United forward in line with our ambitions.”

“Having taken stock of the situation and reflected now the campaign is complete,” West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan said, “we feel that it is right to move in a different direction.”

Moyes has at least rebuilt a coaching reputation that was tarnished by unsuccessful spells in charge of Manchester United, Real…

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