West Ham fans confused after Irons coach makes surprise admission

Former West Ham United left-back and current Irons coach Julian Dicks has come out and said that he is responsible for the crossing and shooting drills, rather than organising the team defensively.

Usually, you would have someone with attacking experience doing that type of coaching and it is another confusing statement in what has been a difficult period for the club.

A run of five straight Premier League defeats – which had dragged the Hammers to within five points of the relegation zone – was finally brought to an end when they beat fellow strugglers Swansea City 1-0 at the London Stadium last weekend.

West Ham fans were quick to have their say on the surprising comments from Dicks, with some saying it explains why the side has struggled to find the net in recent weeks, and others suggesting it shows why there needs to be a huge shake-up at the club during the summer.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the comments…