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Three blokes and a dog in the away end. (from Len Britton)

 

 

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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 


 

 


Another one for Mark

Shrewsbury Town Report
by Nelson on 30/08/2003

Report from Gay Meadow where the Daggers took on Conference newcomers, Shrewsbury Town, trying to break their away duck for the season.

Shrewsbury Town
2

Dagenham & Redbridge
1

Tolley 34
Cramb 41

Bentley 69

Nationwide Conference
Gay Meadow
Saturday 30 August 2003
3:00pm
Another bad away day for the Daggers
The Daggers today lost their third consecutive away match of the season, going down 2-1 at Gay Meadow against Conference newcomers, Shrewsbury Town.

With Mark Stein missing through injury, manager Garry Hill elected to stick with only Leon Braithwaite (left) in attack and used the extra space to strengthen the midfield.

The Daggers spent much of the first period on the back foot and almost fell behind in the seventh minute when Luke Rogers shot drifted wide of the post.

In the 13th minute, a powerful Greg Rioch shot was pushed brilliantly away by Tony Roberts (right) but on 35 minutes, Roberts was unable to do anything about Jamie Tolley's powerful header which put the hosts 1-0 up.

Six minutes later and the Daggers found themselves 2-0 down and chasing the game. A pass from Steve Jagielka found Cramb in acres of space and he calmly slotted the ball past Roberts and into the net.

The start of the second half saw continued dominance for the Shrews, but as the half wore on, the Daggers were beginning to see more of the ball and on 65 minutes, Alex Meechan was unfortunate not to reduce the deficit but his close-range shot went wide of the target.

Four minutes later though and a Lee Matthews (left) cross fell beautifully for Mark Bentley to place into the back of the net from around five yards out.

With time running out, Meechan pulled off a magnificent save from Scott Howie whilst, at the other end, Tony Roberts had to be alert to save well from former Dagger, Steve Watts (right).

Despite the Daggers putting the Shrews under pressure for the last 20 minutes, they could not find the penetration to steal a share of the points and they remain pointless on their travels this season.

Teams


SHREWSBURY TOWN


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

1 Scott Howie
2 Darren Moss
5 Darren Tinson
6 David Ridler
3 Greg Rioch (off 32 mins)
11 Sam Aiston (off 73 mins)
12 Martyn O'Connor
7 Steve Jagielka
4 Jamie Tolley
10 Colin Cramb (off 73 mins)
9 Luke Rodgers

Substitutes

15 Karl Murray
18 Steve Watts (on 73 mins)
17 Ryan Lowe (on 73 mins)
30 Joe Hart
8 Jake Sedgemore (on 32mins)

1 Tony Roberts
16 Jimmy Jackson (off 46 mins)
17 Lee Matthews
5 Mark Smith
4 Lee Goodwin (off 72 mins)
11 Paul Bruce
18 Mark Bentley
19 Tarkan Mustafa
14 Danny Hill (off 51 mins)
7 Mark Janney
15 Leon Braithwaite

Substitutes

6 Chris Piper
13 James Pullen
12 Lenny Piper (on 72 mins)
3 Ashley Vickers (on 46 mins)
20 Alex Meechan (on 51 mins)

Referee: Mr G Turner
Attendance: 3,468

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Tony Roberts

Pulled off some outstanding saves to keep the Daggers in it.

Match Photos
Match photos courtesy of and copyright Dave Simpson


Paul Bruce attacks down the wing


Mark Bentley takes on a Shrewsbury player


Leon Braithwaite


Danny Hill dodges a challenge


Lee Goodwin holds off a Shrewsbury player


Paul Bruce on the ball with Jackson looking on


Alex Meechan flies down the wing


Mark Bentley turns away after scoring the Daggers' goal


Mark Bentley runs back with the ball


 

 

 

 

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