Grays keep up Hammers connection as Moncur appoints Dicks as new boss

15 September 2009 11:15
Former West Ham and Liverpool defender Julian Dicks has been appointedmanager of Grays Athletic by his former Upton Park team-mate John Moncur.

I'll be back: Julian Dicks, The Terminator, has been put in charge of non league Grays Athletic

The new Grays chairman Moncur installed Dicks as the Blue Square Premier club's 14th manager in three years.

The 41-year-old is relatively inexperienced in management, having spent just five months in charge of Eastern Counties side Wivenhoe Town earlier this year before leaving by mutual consent at the end of the season.

The former hard man full-back, whose one-time nickname was The Terminator, takes charge in time for Saturday's home game against Altrincham.

The Non League club, 22nd in the table having mustered just six points fromn their opening nine games, are set to officially unveil Dicks at a press conference on Wednesday.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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