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     On This Day


In 1994,The Daggers lost 0-2 to Merthyr Tydfil Away in the GM Vauxhall Conference 


In 2002,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Kidderminster Harriers at Home in the LDV Vans Trophy 1st Round
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In 2005,The Daggers beat Forest Green Rovers 3-2  Away in the FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round


In 2011,The Daggers lost 2-5 to Aldershot Town at Home in the NPower League Two  


In 2013,The Daggers beat Southend United 1-0  Away in the Sky Bet League Two 


In 2016,The Daggers drew 1-1 with Macclesfield Town at Home in the Vanarama National League 


 

 


Well done Westy

Forest Green Rovers Report
by Hardy on 03/11/2002

The Daggers take all three points from a convincing performance, beating Forest Green Rovers at Victoria Road. Hardy reports on the action.

Dagenham & Redbridge
3

Forest Green Rovers
1

West 6
Shipp 31
Mayo 71

Meechan 30

Nationwide Conference
Victoria Road
Saturday 2nd November 2002
3:00pm
Daggers singing in the rain

The Daggers look to be building a head of steam coming into their toughest test of the season so far, the trip to Huish Park, Yeovil next Saturday. On a wet pitch that stood up brilliantly to the game despite constant rain throughout they passed Forest Green Rovers into submission.

With Mark Stein and Gary Fletcher still injured Junior McDougald and Steve West started up front with Danny Shipp joining them from midfield at every opportunity. Junior had one of his better games, looking dangerous running at the defence and was unlucky not get a goal. He was awarded the Carpet Sense Man of the Match by the visiting John Motson (rght), spying on Forest Green for their upcoming live FA Cup tie, and DiggerDagger agrees 100% with the great man's verdict.

The Daggers took the lead as early as the 6th minute. A passing move eventually led to Junior finding space wide on the right and his cross picked out Steve West unmarked in front of goal. The header was was past Perrin in the Rovers goal like a rocket.

The Daggers completely dominated the next period of play. First Mark Janney had a shot saved by Perrin in the 20th minute then Junior had one of several penalty shouts on the day turned down just after this when Kevin Langan tripped him as he chased a through ball.

It came of something of a surprise when Forest Green managed to equalise in the 309th minute. Alex Meechan found some space on the edge of the area and struck a perfectly placed shot from the edge of the box into the top corner past Tony Roberts.

Any negative thoughts that the Daggers fans had at this setback were immediately removed though when Danny Shipp (left) put the home side back in front. Paul Bruce's deflected cross bounced in the box and Paul Terry knocked the ball to Shippy in all sorts of space who calmly placed the ball under Perrin.

Colin Addison shook up the visitors by bringing on Neil Grayson at half time, and this definitely gave them more threat in the early exchanges. It was Grayson who had their best efforts but Tony Roberts was equal to them.

The Daggers slowly regained control of the game and could have put the game beyond doubt long before they finally did. Ashley Vickers and Steve West both having efforts cleared of the line. In the 71st minute though Steve West made way for Paul Mayo (right) and he scored with his first touch when Mark Janney burst up the right and provided the perfect low cross for Mayo to convert.

Junior had the last memorable moment of the game when he teased the defence with a run from deep, opening them up but unfortunately the eventual shot was just wide, denying him the goal he deserved on the day.

In other Conference games, the big match at the Deva ended 2-2 with both Chester goals from new signing Daryl Clare, the second a very late equaliser. This benefitted Doncaster who beat Hereford to drop the Bulls out of the playoff spots and cement Rovers in second.

At the bottom Telford beat Woking 1-0 to leave the Cards in even deeper mire while Kettering and Leigh drew. Stevenage drop into the bottom three for the first time this season after losing at Southport, ending the game with 9 men.

Teams


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE


FOREST GREEN ROVERS

1 Tony Roberts
5 Mark Smith
17 Lee Matthews
24 Steve Potts
6 Steve Heffer (off 90 mins)
7 Mark Janney
8 Paul Terry
9 Danny Shipp
11 Paul Bruce (off 61 mins)

13 Junior McDougald
16 Steve West (off 71 mins)

Substitutes

73 Andy Lomas
3 Ashley Vickers (on 61 mins)
14 Danny Hill
20 Mark Rooney (on 90 mins)
23 Paul Mayo (on 71 mins)

1 Steve Perrin
2 Matthew Coupe
3 Steve Jenkins
7 Kevin Langan (off 45 mins)
25 Jon Richardson
21 Rob Cook
27 Matthew Russell
8 Martin Foster
12 Alex Sykes (off 74 mins)
10 Alex Meechan
29 Kayode Odejayi

Substitutes

13 Ellis Glassup
17 Danny Allen
14 Simon Futcher (on 74 mins)
4 Alan McLoughlin
9 Neil Grayson (on 45 mins)
Referee: Mr K Stroud
Attendance: 1,277

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Junior McDougald

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Pre Match Photos


Squad picture before the game


A damp Mark Stein


Garry Hill


 

 

 

 

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