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     On This Day


In 1992,The Daggers lost 0-2 to Marlow Away in a friendly match


In 1994,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Stalybridge Celtic Away in the GM Vauxhall Conference 


In 1995,The Daggers drew 2-2 with Leyton Pennant Away in a friendly match


In 2006,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Oxford United at Home in the Nationwide Conference 


In 2009,The Daggers beat Torquay United 5-3 at Home in the Coca Cola League Two 


In 2015,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Leyton Orient at Home in the Sky Bet League Two 


In 2017,The Daggers drew 3-3 with Ebbsfleet United at Home in the Vanarama National League 


 

 


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Leigh RMI Report
by Nelson on 12/08/2003

Report from Hilton Park where the Daggers fall to a 2-1 defeat against Leigh RMI on the opening day of the 2003/04 Nationwide Conference season.

Leigh RMI
2

Dagenham & Redbridge
1

McNiven 18
McNiven 49

Bruce 41

Nationwide Conference
Hilton Park
Saturday 9 August 2003
3:00pm
Daggers Wilt In The Heat
Saturday saw the Daggers first opening day defeat since 1995, going down 2-1 to Leigh RMI at Hilton Park.

The match got off to a poor start for the Daggers with the hosts taking the lead in the 17th minute. Tarkan Mustafa (left) failed to disposses Neil Robinson on the right and his cross was well met by David McNiven to slot the ball past Pullen.

With the Railwaymen having the better of the play, the Daggers defence was forced into action on several occasions.

However, it was not all one-way traffic and Leigh 'keeper, Stuart Coburn made a fine save from a Mark Janney (right) shot.

The Daggers managed to pull level four minutes before the interval when Paul Bruce scored from a brilliantly taken free-kick.

The visitors found themselves behind again in the 49th minute when McNiven scored his and the host's second, lofting the ball over Pullen from considerable distance.

With Leigh looking to extend their lead, the Daggers were stretched at the back and Ged Keilty could well have added a third from a Heald free-kick.

The addition of substitute, Mark Bentley (left) improved the Daggers fortunes in the match, but he somehow missed three good chances and the hosts held-out to take all three points.

Elsewhere, newly relegated Shrewsbury Town and Exeter City both took first half leads at home, but both Margate and Halifax Town equalised late on to take a share of the points. Dr Martens Champions, Tamworth lost 3-1 at home to Hereford while Aldershot Town beat Ten-man Accrinton Stanley 2-1 at the Rec in the battle of the other newcomers. Barnet overcame Telford 2-0, FGR and Northwich was scoreless, as was the Stevenage v Chester match. Gravesend lost 1-2 at home to Burton while Morecambe and Scarborough both notched up 2-1 home wins over Woking and Farnborough.

Teams


LEIGH RMI


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

1 Stuart Coburn
3 Nicky Hill
2 Gerry Harrison
6 Neil Durkin
5 Martyn Lancaster
8 Warren Peyton
11 Andy Heald (off 84 mins)
16 Ged Kielty
7 Ian Monk
20 Neil Robinson (off 78 mins)
9 David McNiven (off 79 mins)

Substitutes

15 Ged Courtney (on 79 mins)
10 Marcus Hallows (on 78 mins)
18 Guy Heffernan
19 Ian Pendlebury (on 84 mins)

13 James Pullen
2 Tim Cole (off 60 mins)
19 Tarkan Mustafa
3 Ashley Vickers
11 Paul Bruce (off 73 mins)
16 Jimmy Jackson
8 Paul Terry
7 Mark Janney (off 73 mins)
10 Mark Stein
9 Danny Shipp
15 Leon Braithwaite

Substitutes

18 Mark Bentley (on 73 mins)
6 Chris Piper
12 Lee Matthews (on 60 mins)
20 Alex Meechan (on 73 mins)
73 Danny Lampton

Referee: Mr P Canadine
Attendance: 419

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Paul Bruce

Paul's Goal Deserved A Bigger Stage


 

 

 

 

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