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     On This Day


In 1993,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Wycombe Wanderers Away in the Conference League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg


In 1996,The Daggers drew 0-0 with Welling United Away in the GM Vauxhall Conference 


In 1999,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Chesham United Away in the Isthmian League Cup 2nd Round


In 2002,The Daggers beat Dover Athletic 1-0 at Home in the Nationwide Conference 
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In 2008,The Daggers beat Morecambe 2-0 at Home in the Coca Cola League Two 


In 2010,The Daggers beat Aldershot Town 3-2  Away in the Coca Cola League Two 


In 2013,The Daggers lost 0-1 to AFC Wimbledon at Home in the NPower League Two 


 

 


Hattrick Hero

Leigh RMI Report
by Nelson on 07/04/2003

Steve West scores a hattrick as the Daggers come from 1-0 down to win 3-1 against Leigh RMI at Hilton Park. Nelson reports on the action.

Leigh RMI
1

Dagenham & Redbridge
3

Monk 39

West 45
West 52
West 87

Nationwide Conference
Hilton Park
Monday 7th April 2003
7:45pm
Daggers Back On Track
The Daggers tonight got back to winning ways with a comfortable 3-1 win over Leigh RMI at Hilton Park.

The Daggers nearly took the lead with around a quarter of an hour gone when John McGrath (left) set up Danny Shipp but his shot was cleared by Stuart Coburn in the Leigh goal.

Within a minute, Neil Cambpell wasted a golden opportunity for the hosts, heading against the bar with Tony Roberts well beaten.

On around half an hour, a Mark Janney (right) cross had to be cleared by Hefferman when it looked like a good goalscoring opportunity for the visitors.

A few minutes later and Janney again provided a fantastic cross which was headed powefully goalwards by West but somehow, Coburn pulled off a remarkable save.

A mix-up in the Daggers defence though almost allowed the hosts to take control of the game when a Mark Ford shot was saved well at full stretch by Tony Roberts (left).

However, with 39 minutes on the clock, the Railwaymen did take the lead when some unsubtle route-one play saw Keith Scott head the ball on to Ian Monk who slotted the ball calmly past Roberts.

The Daggers almost got straight back on level terms when Lee Goodwin's header whistled over the bar.

The Daggers did draw level though, moments before half-time when another outstanding cross from Mark Janney was knocked on by Tim Cole (left). Coburn was only able to parry the ball and Steve West was on hand to blast the ball home.

Moments after the restart, the visitors almost made it two when McGrath hit the post from another great pass from Janney.

Five minutes into the half and West (right) doubled his tally. He beat Lancaster on the edge of the box and unleashed a powerful shot which gave Coburn no chance.

The home side did all they could to try and get back into the match with Campbell going close but there was no stopping the Daggers and West again went close.

However, the victory was completed with time running out when West headed home a rebound after his initial shot had been cleared.

The win leaves Leigh deep in the relegation mire and the Daggers now looking a relatively safe bet for the play-offs.

Teams


LEIGH RMI


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

1 Stuart Coburn
5 Wayne Maden
32 Guy Heffernan (off 82 mins)
4 Neil Durkin
19 Ian Pendlebury (off 46 mins)
17 Martyn Lancaster
34 Mark Ford (off 70 mins)
12 Neil Prince
7 Ian Monk
16 Keith Scott
9 Neil Campbell

Substitutes

21 Ged Courtney (on 82 mins)
15 Phil Salt (on 70 mins)
6 Neil Fitzhenry (on 46 mins)
? S Dootson
14 Andy Heald

1 Tony Roberts
2 Tim Cole
17 Lee Matthews
19 Tarkan Mustafa
3 Ashley Vickers
4 Lee Goodwin
26 John McGrath (off 86 mins)
7 Mark Janney (off 81 mins)
10 Mark Stein
9 Danny Shipp (off 90 mins)
15 Steve West

Substitutes

23 Jason Broom (on 86 mins)
6 Steve Heffer (on 81 mins)
14 Danny Hill
18 Paul Gothard
8 Paul Terry (on 90 mins)

Referee: Mr D Lewis
Attendance: 403

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Steve West
picture (c) Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

A Magnificent Hattrick


 

 

 

 

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