Most Read Football

Aston Villa take on Fulham in the Championship Play-Off final1

Villa v Fulham: Play-off tips

Aston Villa and Fulham meet at Wembley on Saturday and Tom Carnduff has 17/10 and two 5/1 best bets for the play-off final.

Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League final2

Champions League final guide

All you need to know ahead of the Champions League final with features, analysis, teams news & best bets for Real Madrid v Liverpool in Kiev.

Paul Hurst3

Shrewsbury - the story of the season

Despite being 6/4 favourites for relegation, Shrewsbury are one game away from going up. Tom Carnduff looks at their remarkable season.

Klopp v Zidane in the Champions League final4

Champions League final tips

It's goals on the menu in Kiev as Paul Higham predicts a Champions League final thriller between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Kalidou Koulibaly5

Transfer news and latest deals

A round-up of the latest transfer rumours from around the media, as well as looking at some of the confirmed transfers.

David Moyes not staying at West Ham as contract is not renewed at the London Stadium

Last Updated May 16 2018, 21:22Football
David Moyes
David Moyes

David Moyes will not be in charge of West Ham next season after it was decided not to renew his short-term contract at the London Stadium.

Moyes was brought in by the Hammers in November in a bid to fend off relegation from the Premier League, and the former Everton and Manchester United boss achieved his target.

Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is the early favourite to replace Moyes at West Ham, as he's even money to be in charge next season, with Paulo Fonseca and Rafa Benitez the other leading contenders.

It was not easy for the 55-year-old who struggled to get his club clear of danger before eventually keeping them up, with off-field unrest between fans and owners not helping his case.

West Ham joint-chairman David Sullivan said Moyes was not be staying on as manager after achieving hisprimary target of keeping West Ham in the Premier League.

"I would like to place on record my sincere thanks to David Moyes and his staff for achieving the target of keeping West Ham United in the Premier League," read Sullivan's statement.

"Throughout his time here, David has carried himself with dignity and honesty and we have all found him to be a pleasure to work with. He, Alan, Stuart and Billy accepted the challenge and attacked it head on, turning around a difficult situation. They deserve great respect for the job they have done and they leave the Club with our best wishes.

"When David and his team arrived, it was the wish of both parties that the focus be only on the six months until the end of the season, at which point a decision would be made with regards to the future. Having taken stock of the situation and reflected now the campaign is complete, we feel that it is right to move in a different direction.

"We are already taking steps to identify and recruit the manager we believe can take West Ham United forward in line with our ambitions. We aim to appoint a high-calibre figure who we feel will lead the Club into an exciting future for our loyal supporters within the next ten days."

Follow Sporting Life on social media - find us on Facebook here or tweet @SportingLife

Related football links

Most Read Football

Aston Villa take on Fulham in the Championship Play-Off final1

Villa v Fulham: Play-off tips

Aston Villa and Fulham meet at Wembley on Saturday and Tom Carnduff has 17/10 and two 5/1 best bets for the play-off final.

Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League final2

Champions League final guide

All you need to know ahead of the Champions League final with features, analysis, teams news & best bets for Real Madrid v Liverpool in Kiev.

Paul Hurst3

Shrewsbury - the story of the season

Despite being 6/4 favourites for relegation, Shrewsbury are one game away from going up. Tom Carnduff looks at their remarkable season.

Klopp v Zidane in the Champions League final4

Champions League final tips

It's goals on the menu in Kiev as Paul Higham predicts a Champions League final thriller between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Kalidou Koulibaly5

Transfer news and latest deals

A round-up of the latest transfer rumours from around the media, as well as looking at some of the confirmed transfers.

Football Tips

Klopp v Zidane in the Champions League final

Champions League final tips

It's goals on the menu in Kiev as Paul Higham predicts a Champions League final thriller between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Aston Villa take on Fulham in the Championship Play-Off final

Villa v Fulham: Play-off tips

Aston Villa and Fulham meet at Wembley on Saturday and Tom Carnduff has 17/10 and two 5/1 best bets for the play-off final.

Dean Henderson will be hopeful of more celebrations at full-time on Sunday

Rotherham v Shrews: Play-off tips

Sky Bet League One takes centre stage on Sunday when Rotherham meet Shrewsbury. Tom Carnduff has 12/5, 7/2 and 18/1 best bets.