BBC Sport football


Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 14:57 GMT, Tuesday, 9 June 2009 15:57 UK

Wivenhoe part company with Dicks

Julian Dicks
Dicks saved Wivenhoe from relegation

Wivenhoe Town have announced that manager Julian Dicks has left the club by mutual consent.

The former West Ham and Liverpool full-back took over the Ridgeons League club in January, helping them maintain their Premier Division status.

"I had a backer ready to come in with some money but in order to do that we wanted to buy the leasehold to the ground," Dicks told BBC Essex.

"But the trust who own the lease do not want to do that."

Dicks is now back in Spain but was prepared to move his family to England if his future at Wivenhoe had been secured.

"I had a backer willing to put in £50,000 but no-one will put their money into a club without some security.

"I wasn't getting paid but would have moved over if something was sorted out," said Dicks.

"This hasn't put me off management and I hope someone else will give me a chance."

A Wivenhoe club spokesman said: "We feel a great chance has been lost but would like to thank Julian and his family for their efforts and support."

Print Sponsor

see also
Dicks takes on Wivenhoe challenge
06 Jan 09 |  Non League
Dicks delighted to be back in football
06 Jan 09 |  Football

related bbc links:

related internet links:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.