Julian Dicks responds to fan criticism of Slaven Bilic on Twitter

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It was put to the West Ham coach that some supporters are already 'moaning' about the Croat.

Julian Dicks says you 'cannot always keep everyone happy' in response to the fact some West Ham United fans are said to be criticising Slaven Bilic for not sitting in the dugout during their 3-0 Europa League win over Lusitanos.

Indeed, the Croat watched from the stands as Diafra Sakho netted a brace and James Tomkins added a third for West Ham, prompting accusations of disrespect from the opposition manager.

And some Hammers have apparently been 'moaning' about Bilic's decision, too, as was put to Dicks on Twitter.

The new coach, however, who was promoted to Bilic's backroom staff after a spell as West Ham Ladies boss, responded calmly to the suggestions of criticism.

Dicks has got stuck into his role with the Hammers first team since his recent appointment, one that was welcomed and celebrated by plenty of West Ham fans.

The 46-year-old was a revered defender in his playing days, much like Bilic only in a different mould.

When the time comes, the duo will both no doubt be in the West Ham dugout for more European and Premier League matches to come.

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