west ham united have confirmed that manager david moyes has left the club following the expiry of his short-term contract.see related everton manager odds: silva and fonseca favourites to replace allardycethe former manchester united and everton boss took over at west ham in november and his sole objective was to keep the club in the premier league. the scot achieved this feat with nine wins and ten draws from 31 games, the bbc reports. moyes’s assistants alan irvine, stuart pearce and billy mckinlay have also left the club, west ham announced in a statement. joint-chairman david sullivan said: “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.“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.”sullivan also confirmed that west ham ar...