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In 1992,The Daggers beat Boston United 2-1  Away in the Conference League Cup 2nd Round

In 1996,The Daggers beat Bishop's Stortford 3-0 at Home in the ICIS League Premier 

In 2000,The Daggers beat Telford United 1-0  Away in the Nationwide Conference 

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In 2008,The Daggers lost 1-2 to Bournemouth Away in the Coca Cola League Two 

In 2014,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Luton Town Away in the Sky Bet League Two 

In 2017,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Wrexham at Home in the Vanarama National League 



LDV Vans Trophy

Kidderminster Harriers Report
by Hardy on 23/10/2002

Kidderminster Harriers brought pretty much a first choice team to Victoria Road last night and looked every inch the professional outfit in seeing off a makeshift Daggers side.

Dagenham & Redbridge

Kidderminster Harriers

Janney 71

Melligan 20
Shilton 39
Bennett 48

LDV Vans Trophy, First Round
Victoria Road
Tuesday 22nd October 2002
Harriers show ruthless streak
Kidderminster Harriers brought pretty much a first choice team to Victoria Road last night and looked every inch the professional outfit in seeing off a makeshift Daggers side.

On a damp, occasionally very damp, and windy night Garry Hill fielded a team that as predicted was fairly recognisable, but by no means a first team. Wearing 2 to 11 (and with Goth in his 18 shirt) and no shirt names it was pretty clear that the Daggers were taking the LDV less than seriously with the real business of the FA Cup just 4 days away.

Tim Cole, back from loan, and Ashley Vickers, back from suspension both made a welcome return. The Daggers lined up 3-5-2 with Cole, Smith and Vickers the back line and Mark Rooney and Paul Mayo as wing backs. Central midfield was Mark Janney, Steve Perkins (right) and Danny Shipp with Junior and Gary Fletcher up front. On the bench were a loan signing from Charlton Athletic, Yohance Lewis and Daggers PASE player Jamie Murat.

Kidderminster Harriers meanwhile lined up with the team that played their last Division 3 game minus Scott Stamps with former Dagger loanee Drew Broughton wearing 9.

The game was pretty even for the opening 15 minutes with the Harriers looking the more dangerous, Hinton and Shilton both having chances before John Melligan, on loan to the Harriers from Wolves, popped up to apply a simple finish to a great passing move in the 20th minute.

For the next ten minutes Harriers continued to threaten crisply passing the ball around and pulling the Daggers all over the place. Shilton forced a good save out of Paul Gothard (left) and the Hinton headed the resulting corner just over. Goth again saved from Drew Broughton.

The Daggers first effort of note came when Danny Shipp's shot from distance was deflected forcing Stuart Brock to save and it briefly looked like they were starting to get to grips with the visitors until Sam Shilton made it 2-0 on 39 minutes.

Again it was a passing move with Adie Smith providing the killer pass which resulted in a race between Paul Gothard coming off his line and Shilton. Shilton won it easily and lobbed the ball into the empty net with Goth stranded.

With half time approaching Gary Fletcher picked up a knock resulting in him being replaced by Steve West at half time. Steve Perkins also left the field at the break, replaced by Jamie Murat. With Kiddy making two changes as well, it left a feeling that this was a glorified friendly fixture.

The game was ended as a contest after only three minutes gone of the second half. Substitute Dean Bennett was found in acres of space by Shilton's cross with the bench yelling for Ashley Vickers to pick him up for at least 10 seconds before that. His first shot was bravely blocked by Goth but the rebound was dispatched without fuss.

With the Harriers over the horizon they relaxed slightly the Daggers started to find a bit more space. Danny Shipp was the first to test the largely redundant Brock when he came close with a header after 62 minutes. A minute later Junior McDougald (left) ran through but his well struck shot went into the side netting.

Tim Cole limped off shortly after this replaced by Yohance Lewis who proceeded to look very lively, Steve West dropping back into defence as a result of the reshuffle.

It was Lewis that provided the pass for the Daggers consolation goal picking out Mark Janney's run. Janners (right) fired in a screamer from the edge of the area to make it 3-1.

If the Daggers had thoughts of the great comebacks in last season's LDV these were quashed by the Harriers who could easily have grabbed a couple more as they had several good chances late on, Drewe Broughton brilliantly tackled by Paul Mayo when he looked certain to score on one occasion. The last chance of the game fell to Shilton who slotted the ball away but was ruled offside.

So the LDV is history for the season and will not be mourned by many based on the crowd of just 742 on what was admittedly a wicked night.

Other Conference sides didn't fare much better, only Stevenage Borough beating Football League opposition with a 2-1 win over Swansea City at Broadhall Lane. Doncaster and Leigh both went through in all Conference games and Hereford were beaten by a last minute equaliser and a golden goal penalty 3-4 at home to Northampton.

Tonight sees leaders Yeovil Town travel to York Street, Boston, to take on the cheats. Good luck Yeovil.




18 Paul Gothard
2 Tim Cole (off)
3 Ashley Vickers
4 Mark Rooney
5 Mark Smith
6 Danny Shipp
7 Mark Janney
8 Steve Perkins (off 45 mins)
9 Gary Fletcher (off 45 mins)
10 Junior McDougald
11 Paul Mayo


1 Tony Roberts
12 Steve West (on 45 mins)
14 Jamie Murat (on 45 mins)
15 Lee Matthews
16 Yohance Lewis (on)

1 Stuart Brock
4 Danny Williams (off 80 mins)
5 Craig Hinton
6 Adie Smith (off 45 mins)
9 Drew Broughton
11 Sam Shilton
12 Bo Henriksen (off 45 mins)
16 Lee Ayres
21 Sean Flynn
24 John Melligan
26 Kenny Coleman


7 Dean Bennett (on 45 mins)
8 Sean Parrish (on 80 mins)
10 Ian Foster (on 45 mins)
13 John Danby
18 Ian Joy

Referee: Mr P. Crossley
Attendance: 742

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