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An essential part of a bottled drink bought at Victoria Road which is taken away meaning that you spill it in your pocket or over your shoes.

 

 

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     On This Day


In 1996,The Daggers beat Stalybridge Celtic 4-1 at Home in the GM Vauxhall Conference 


In 1997,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Purfleet at Home in the Isthmian League Full Members Cup 3rd Round


In 1998,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Hendon Away in the Isthmian League Full Members Cup Quarter-Final


In 2001,The Daggers beat Kettering Town 5-1 at Home in the Nationwide Conference 


In 2007,The Daggers beat Burton Albion 2-0  Away in the Nationwide Conference 


In 2009,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Wycombe Wanderers at Home in the Coca Cola League Two 


 

 


Dean's Debut

Chester City Report
by Nelson on 04/10/2003

The Daggers were held to a 0-0 draw at The Glyn Hopkin Stadium by in-form Chester City. Nelson Reports.

Dagenham & Redbridge
0

Chester City
0

Nationwide Conference
Glyn Hopkin Stadium
Saturday 4th October 2003
3:00pm
Depleted Daggers held by Chester
The Daggers were today held to a goalless draw at the Glyn Hopkin Stadium by an in-form Chester City side in a low-key game.

With Daggers' manager, Garry Hill, having barely enough fit players to field a side, the line-up was pretty-much as predicted.  Dean Beckwith (left) was given his Daggers debut in the heart of defence following his loan signing from Gillingham yesterday, and adapted very well to life at Victoria Road.  Indeed, it was Beckwith who saved the day when Pullen allowed the ball to pass him and the Chester striker would have had the simplest of tap-ins had Beckwith not timed his tackle so well.

The visitors started marginally the stronger with Michael Twiss bringing out a save from James Pullen (right - picture courtesy Dave Simpson) with a powerful shot as early as eight minutes into the match.

Alex Meechan should have done better when the ball was fed to him in the 20th minute but, despite his good positioning, he was unable to unleash a shot on goal.

The game was dominated by the two sides' defences though and there was not much in the way of incident on which to report.

Towards the end of the half, Danny Shipp (left) rifled in a vicious long range shot but Wayne Brown was well places and held the ball comfortably.

The second half saw more of the same from both sides with the two defences cancelling each other out.

With 20 minutes remaining, Alex Meechan (right) wasted the Daggers' best chance of the match, shooting wide with the goal at his mercy.

With a quarter of an hour remaining, the Daggers again came close to taking all three points.  A free-kick from Alan Kimble reached Ashley Vickers who headed the ball goalwards, only to see Brown pull off a fine save to tip the ball away.

The last real chance of the match fell to Mark Bentley, but his shot was poor and flew tamely over the bar.

Teams


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE


CHESTER CITY

13 James Pullen
3Ashley Vickers
26 Alan Kimble
5 Dean Beckwith
11 Paul Bruce
18 Mark Bentley
12 Lenny Piper
6 Chris Piper
7 Mark Janney
20 Alex Meechan
9 Danny Shipp

Substitutes

4 Lee Goodwin
19 Tarkan Mustafa
14 Danny Hill
15 Leon Braithwaite
76 Daniel Lampton

1 Wayne Brown
17 Carl Ruffer
5 Phil Bolland
4 Paul Carden
8 Ben Davies
4 Kevin McIntyre
2 Danny Collins
11 Jon Brady
16 Michael Twiss (off 64 mins)
12 Ian Foster (off 64 mins)
24 Darryn Stamp

Substitutes

9 Kevin Rapley (on 64 mins)
25 Scott Guyett
10 Darryl Clare (on 64 mins)
14 Shaun Carey
7 Andy Harris

Referee: Mr S Tomlinson
Attendance: 1,497

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Ashley Vickers

Managed well in a makeshift defence

Match Photos


Lenny Piper


Loan signing, Dean Beckwith


Mark Bentley tussles with an opponent


Tony Roberts, Tim Cole and Jimmy Jackson sit it out


 

 

 

 

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