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     On This Day


In 2004,The Daggers drew 2-2 with Northwood Away in a friendly match
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In 2005,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Brentford at Home in a friendly match
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In 2007,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Fulham at Home in a friendly match
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In 2009,The Daggers lost 0-3 to Boreham Wood Away in a friendly match


In 2010,The Daggers drew 1-1 with Dorchester Town Away in a friendly match


In 2012,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Maidstone United Away in a friendly match


In 2018,The Daggers drew 1-1 with Colchester United at Home in a friendly match


 

 

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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