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     On This Day

In 1996,The Daggers beat Stalybridge Celtic 4-1 at Home in the GM Vauxhall Conference 

In 1997,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Purfleet at Home in the Isthmian League Full Members Cup 3rd Round

In 1998,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Hendon Away in the Isthmian League Full Members Cup Quarter-Final

In 2001,The Daggers beat Kettering Town 5-1 at Home in the Nationwide Conference 

In 2007,The Daggers beat Burton Albion 2-0  Away in the Nationwide Conference 

In 2009,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Wycombe Wanderers at Home in the Coca Cola League Two 



Daggers best chance

Farnborough Town Report
by Nelson on 01/09/2002

The Daggers fall to their first defeat of the season, losing 1-0 to a frustrating Farnborough Town side. Nelson reports on the action from the Aimita Stadium.

Farnborough Town

Dagenham & Redbridge

Taggart 69

Nationwide Conference
Aimita Stadium
Saturday 31 August 2002
Daggers Fall To Farnborough

The Daggers suffered the first defeat of their 2002/03 Nationwide Conference campaign, losing 1-0 at Farnborough.

In what was a very poor match, the Daggers failed to live up to their ability and were thwarted by the spoiling tactics of Graham Westley's side.

The hosts started the match with three former Daggers amongst their starting eleven. Last season's strike partner for Mark Stein, Ken Charlery (left with Steve West) was playing as centre forward with Garry Butterworth in midfield and Jim Rodwell at the back.

With goal chances at a premium, it was a very even match for the opening period and neither side created much in front of goal.

Mark Stein was struggling to get much of the ball and former Dagger, Jim Rodwell (right) was doing an admirable job in defence, something he failed to do in his time at Victoria Road. The close marking of Stein was giving the visitors little option in attack and Junior McDougald (below left) was being used as the main target for the midfield. Unfortunately, Junior was unable to capitalise on the service he was being given and time after time, openings were wasted.

The best chance of the half fell to Steve West but his powerful header flew just over the bar.

In the second half, the Daggers continiued to have the better of the play but it was the home side who took the lead. Using their counter attacking style, Taggart broke through the Daggers defence and unleashed a powerful shot which Gothard was only able to push further into the corner of the net.

The Daggers did have a clear penalty denied when a Farnborough player clearly fouled in the area. However, the referee waved away the Daggers' appeals. A few minutes later, another penalty shout for handball was waved away, however, there was a clear push from the visiting player.

The Daggers had a few chances, however, and long range shots from Paul Terry, Steve West and Paul Bruce all went close.

In the dying minutes of the match, the best chance of an equaliser fell to Mark Stein who broke through one-on-one with the 'keeper and should really have done better with his shot which Pennock was able to tip around the post.




J.Gregory (off 35 mins)
L.Piper (off 75 mins)
G.Holloway (off 79 mins)


D.Carroll (on 79 mins)
D.Annon (on 35 mins)
L.Griffiths (on 75 mins)

18 Paul Gothard
3 Ashley Vickers
15 Steve West
23 Ross Johnson
6 Steve Heffer
11 Paul Bruce (off 72 mins)
14 Danny Hill (off 67 mins)
8 Paul Terry
12 Steve Perkins (off 63 mins)
10 Mark Stein
13 Junior McDougald


Lee Goodwin
Mark Janney (off 72 mins)
Steve McGavin (off 63 mins)
Mark Smith
Danny Shipp (off 67 mins)

Referee: Mr M McCoy
Attendance: 998

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Paul Gothard

Made some great saves and deserved a clean sheet

Match Photos

1st Half Action

Ross Johnson takes a throw

Junior McDougald runs with the ball

Junior Challenges for the ball

Steve Perkins and Jim Rodwell

Paul Terry awaits the ball

Mark Stein chases for the ball

Mark Stein

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