West Ham part with manager Grant after relegation

LONDON (Reuters) –  West Ham United parted with Israeli manager Avram Grant on Sunday after they were relegated from the Premier League after a 3-2 defeat by Wigan Athletic on Sunday.

West Ham's manager Avram Grant arrives for his side's FA Cup quarter final soccer match against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke, England, March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Statement reads as follows: “The club can confirm that Avram Grant is no longer the manager of West Ham United.

“First time coach Kevin Keen will take charge of the team for the final home match of the season against Sunderland on Sunday 22nd May.”