sport news West Ham owner David Sullivan reveals David Moyes had no idea he had coronavirus

'He had a sore throat but he put it down to the fact that he shouts a lot': West Ham owner David Sullivan reveals David Moyes had no idea he had coronavirus after Hammers boss and two other players tested positive West Ham were rocked by three positive cases of coronavirus on Tuesday David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive ahead of Hull match  All three immediately left the London Stadium and returned home on Tuesday  West Ham won but headlines were dominated by decision to let game go ahead 

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 11:12 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 11:12 BST, 23 September 2020

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West Ham owner David Sullivan has revealed that David Moyes thought nothing of his 'sore throat' before the Hammers boss and two other players tested positive for coronavirus.

The Hammers were rocked just moments before their Carabao Cup third round tie against Hull on Tuesday night when Moyes, plus Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for Covid-19 within an hour of the match.

The clash still went ahead, which West Ham won 5-1, but the headlines were dominated by the decision to give the game the green light despite the risk that the virus could pass.

West Ham manager David Moyes tested positive for coronavirus before the match vs Hull

West Ham manager David Moyes tested positive for coronavirus before the match vs Hull

Issa Diop also tested positive for coronavirus as West Ham were rocked before Tuesday's game

Issa Diop also tested positive for coronavirus as West Ham were rocked before Tuesday's game

And on Wednesday morning, Sullivan gave some insight into the news of the small outbreak within the Hammers camp. 

Sullivan told talkSPORT: 'What we do in the Premier League, every team we are tested three times a week during pre-season and we are now tested once a week so we were all tested on Monday.

'The results came through at literally 6:30/6:45 last night and unfortunately two of the players tested positive, so the manager had to juggle the the team with who was there and then had to go home and self-isolate, as did the two players.

'And then the whole team will be retested today to see if we have any more casualties. All the players are fine, I mean they have slightly sore throats. 

'The manager actually was on fine form this morning, he has had a slight sore throat for a couple of days but he put it down to the fact that he shouts a lot. 

'He is a pretty hands on manager, coach and he is on the training pitch, screaming and

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