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DAGGERS DICTIONARY

"Exeter"
Either (1) the ability to get the League rules unreasonably altered mid-season (see also "Stevenage"), or (2) borrowing a tenner and paying back a pound.

 

 

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20 October 2018
3:00pm
Boreham Wood
Away
Emirates FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round
 

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13 October 2018
Wrexham
Home
Vanarama National League 
Lost 1-2


     On This Day


In 1992,The Daggers lost 1-2 to Macclesfield Town at Home in the GM Vauxhall Conference 


In 1998,The Daggers beat Chipstead 2-0 at Home in the FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round


In 2000,The Daggers drew 1-1 with Heybridge Swifts at Home in a friendly match


In 2009,The Daggers beat Bradford City 2-1 at Home in the Coca Cola League Two 


In 2015,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Hartlepool United at Home in the Sky Bet League Two 


In 2017,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Leyton Orient Away in the Emirates FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round Replay


 

 

Player Profile - Lee Matthews
Date Signed : 1 January 1998
Cost : 3,000
Date of Birth : 30 May 1973
Place of Birth : Southend
Position : Defender
Nationality : English
Previous Clubs : Southend United, Purfleet

Games/goals (to end 2002/03) : 163 / 12

Career History
Lee joined the Daggers for a 3,000 fee in January 1998 from near neighbours Purfleet. He started his career as a Southend United trainee before moving to Purfleet in July 1991 where he made over 250 appearances becoming a firm favorite.

Lee is a very classy centre back and is much appreciated by the Victoria Road crowd since his arrival. In 2000/01, he won the clubs player of the year, won representative honours for the FA XI against the Ryman League, and won the Conference Player Of The Year award from Match Magazine.

Unfortunately he damaged knee ligaments in the summer missed the whole of the 2001/02 season as a result.

Lee returned to the team early in the 2002/03 season and soon regained his poise and command of the game. As the club captain Lee is back to his best once more, leading the Daggers by example from central defence.


Lee at home v Woking in 2002/03 (copyright Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)


Lee is congratulated at Aldershot


Lee about to take a throw-in


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