West Ham United statement

West Ham United have today announced the resignation of chief executive Scott Duxbury.

Duxbury said: "I am proud of my work at West Ham United but feel the time is right for me to pursue other opportunities.

"I wish Mr Sullivan, Mr Gold and Karren great success in driving this wonderful football club forward, and I know under their stewardship the club will prosper. Thank you to all the supporters who have kept faith with the club through good and bad times."

Vice-chairman Karren Brady said: "We thank Scott for his valued contribution and wish him every success in the future."