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West Ham sack Avram Grant

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West Ham United have announced the departure of manager Avram Grant, following their relegation to the Championship. The news was confirmed on the club’s official website immediately after their 3-2 defeat to Wigan Athletic.

The Hammers had to beat Wigan to have any hope of beating the drop, and despite leading 2-0 at Half Time. But after the break they collapsed, losing to an injury time winner from Charles N’Zogbia.

The defeat confirmed their relegation to the Championship and the club quickly issued a statement confirming the department of Grant.

“The club can confirm that Avram Grant is no longer the manager of West Ham United. First-team coach Kevin Keen will take charge of the team for the final home match of the season against Sunderland on Sunday 22nd May.”

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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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