Video: A collection of Julian Dicks' greatest hits for West Ham and Liverpool

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The appointment of Julian Dicks as West Ham assistant manager has seen the former full-back return to the limelight - here are some of his greatest hits.

West Ham's decision to appoint Julian Dicks as assistant manager to Slaven Bilic has been greeted with near-universal acclaim among Hammers fans and those who watched Premier League football in the 1990s.

A tough-tackling defender by trade, Dicks was also capable of hammering the ball with the kind of power only seen once Thor starts wielding his almighty hammer in The Avengers movie franchise.

Briefly with Liverpool as well, the West Ham cult hero could be one to watch next season alongside former teammate Bilic, having been formally unveiled by the club on their website.

So, to whet your appetite ahead of Dicks' arrival, we are reliving his greatest hits.

And trust us, when we say, that these are quite literally his greatest hits.

We kick things off with this scud missile-like effort against Middlesbrough from the 1995-96 season.

Low, powerful and just out of reach for the sprawling goalkeeper, this was a classic long-range effort from the Hammers hero.

Dicks' time at Anfield may have been short and rarely sweet, but he still managed this superb effort against Oldham in the 1993-94 campaign.

Following some lovely tiki-taka style build-up play from the Reds, the defender put the finishing touches to the move with one hell of a hammer-like shot.

Few people could hit a penalty with the power and ferocity of the Bristolian cult figure and arguably his finest spot kick came during a pulsating encounter with Spurs.

In the wrong hands, the penalty could have gone high, wide and not very handsome, but for whatever reason you never doubted Dicks in such a scenario.

Last but not least, this thunderous goal from distance remains arguably Dicks' best ever goal for West Ham, coming against Manchester City in the 1995-96 campaign.

Powerful, accurate and simply superb, this strike remains a favourite of Premier League goal compilations and you can see exactly why.

Have we missed any out? Which is your favourite Julian Dicks goal?

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