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23 October 2018
7:45pm
Boreham Wood
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Emirates FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round Replay
 

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Boreham Wood
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Emirates FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round
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     On This Day


In 1992,The Daggers beat Boston United 2-1  Away in the Conference League Cup 2nd Round


In 1996,The Daggers beat Bishop's Stortford 3-0 at Home in the ICIS League Premier 


In 2000,The Daggers beat Telford United 1-0  Away in the Nationwide Conference 


In 2006,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Kidderminster Harriers at Home in the Nationwide Conference 


In 2008,The Daggers lost 1-2 to Bournemouth Away in the Coca Cola League Two 


In 2014,The Daggers lost 1-3 to Luton Town Away in the Sky Bet League Two 


In 2017,The Daggers lost 0-1 to Wrexham at Home in the Vanarama National League 


 

 


Great start

Stevenage Borough Report
by Hardy on 22/12/2003

The Daggers confound their critics with a great performance and an excellent win at Stevenage.

Stevenage Borough
0

Dagenham & Redbridge
2

Moore 45
Cole 51

Nationwide Conference
Broadhall Way
Saturday 20th December 2003
3:00pm
It's a funny old game Saint!
Just as many, including me, were writing the Daggers off they came back with a spirited performance and three points from a tough trip to Broadhall Way.

With Tim Cole installed as captain in place of Lee Matthews, now at Hornchurch, the team found its heart and form. After Boro had lost to Aldershot midweek chief Weasel Graham Westley wrote in his programme notes for this one "Please forget Tuesday and judge us on our performance today."  Based on the way the Daggers comfortably saw Boro off, Phil Wallace's trigger finger may well be starting to itch already.

The Daggers welcomed Chris Moore back from suspension for his first ever start following a promising 10 minute debut at Gravesend and he showed more than enough to excite the Daggers fans in the crowd.

Paired with Leon Braithwaite (right) the pacey front two took the game to the home side early on, and Moore could have opened his Daggers account within the first two minutes when he broke free to shoot only for Perez to save. The resulting corner caused panic too and nearly crept in direct at the far post.

On 22 minutes tough Braithwaite limped off once again, his season becoming a succession of niggling injuries, to be replaced by Steve Watts.

Boro fought hard to into the game but found Danny Naisbitt equal to anything they could come up with, the keeper making impressive saves from Maamria, Brady and Gould.

Just as it looked like it was going to be 0-0 at half time the Daggers took the lead. Danny Shipp (left) found a little space on the edge of the area to get in a shot which Perez could only push onto the post and Chris Moore reacted quickest to tuck home the loose ball in injury time.

With the team talks of the managers changed by the goal, the Daggers came out and made the game safe within six minutes of the restart. Again it was Shipp that made the goal, his cross met by Tim Cole at the far post and the header going in off the near post as he headed back across.

Boro stormed forward looking to get something from the game but the Daggers defended calmly, limiting them mostly to shots from distance. The one real chance fell to substitute Rocky Baptiste who scuffed his shot having found space between the otherwise unbeatable Cole and Vickers (right), missing when it seemed it would of been easier to score.

Daggers fans celebrated an unlikely win given the week that had gone by as Boro fans, fickle as ever, headed for the exits early.

The result, and more important the performance was just what the Daggers needed going n to a tough double header with Aldershot over Christmas and New Year. Lets hope the team can reproduce the form of Stevenage on Boxing Day and lay the ghost of Leigh RMI.  

Teams


STEVENAGE BOROUGH


DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

16 Lionel Perez 
32 Michael Warner 
4 Nathan Bunce 
6 Barry Laker 
3 Lee Flynn 
8 Jon Brady 
7 Simon Wormull (off 81 mins)
34 Steve Watson 
21 James Gould (off 63 mins)
27 Dino Maamria 
37 Anthony Elding

Substitutes

13 Stefan Shamlian 
11 Jamie Cook (on 63 mins)
18 Danny Carroll 
22 Rock Baptiste 
23 Gary Holloway (on 81 mins)

73 Danny Naisbitt 
19 Tarkan Mustafa 
3 Ashley Vickers 
4 Lee Goodwin (off 63 mins) 
2 Tim Cole 
11 Paul Bruce 
18 Mark Bentley 
9 Danny Shipp 
6 Chris Piper 
15 Leon Braithwaite (off 22 mins)
23 Chris Moore (off 79 mins)

Substitutes

27 Abiodun Baruwa
26 Alan Kimble 
14 Danny Hill (on 79 mins) 
7 Mark Janney (on 63 mins)
22 Steve Watts (on 22 mins)

Referee: Mr M. Yerby
Attendance: 1,749

DiggerDagger's Man Of The Match

Tim Cole

Captain's performance, and a goal


 

 

 

 

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