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In 1993,The Daggers beat Colchester United 5-0 at Home in a friendly match

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Over for 2004/05

Daggers Crash Out
by Hardy on 17/01/2005

The Daggers crashed out of the FA Trophy at the first hurdle when they lost to a Bishops Stortford side that thoroughly deserved their win on Saturday.

Dagenham & Redbridge


Bishops Stortford


Uddin 90

Morison 8
Morison 22

FA Trophy 3rd Round
Glyn Hopkin Stadium
Saturday 15th January 2005
Daggers Crash Out
The Daggers crashed out of the FA Trophy at the first hurdle when they lost to a Bishops Stortford side that thoroughly deserved their win on Saturday.

With Glen Southam unavailable under the terms of his summer transfer from the Blues and Tim Cole, Lee Flynn and Mark Janney all injured it was an unfamiliar line up for the Daggers. Scott Griffiths retained his place at left back with Shane Blackett in front of him and Paul Bruce pushed inside. Up front Matt Harrold started alongside Chris Moore despite the news he was heading back to Brentford on Sunday, and Craig Mackail-Smith (right) was out on the right of midfield.

For the second week running the visitors were ahead in eight minutes. The Daggers defence parted easily allowing a ball to be rolled across the area from the left to give Steve Morison time and space to strike home into the bottom corner of the net, Tony Roberts well beaten.

So once again it was catch up almost from the off and with Matt Harrold (left) as a target the Daggers again settled in to a predictable game of hoof it up and hope he gets a flick on. This nearly worked when just that move saw Harrold get a touch on a Goodwin long throw the ball dropping to Paul Bruce who shot just wide.

The rally was short lived though and the Blues looked a threat every time they got the ball down and passed it around. Sure enough on 22 minutes it was 2-0 when Gareth Gwillim crossed for Morison to head his second of the game past a static and stranded Tony Roberts.

The Daggers really should have pulled one back first when a good move saw the ball slipped to Jake Leberl arriving late in the area but his touch was poor and what may have been a shot was well wide. Then the ball fell to Ashley Vickers (right) in space around the penalty spot but he applied a centre halves finish to it, rushing his shot and putting the ball into Pondfield Park.

Despite the odd chance or two it could have been worse for the Daggers as Alex Martin hit a shot from the edge of the area straight at Tony Roberts when sent clear by the dangerous Morison.

The Daggers obviously got a roasting in the break and came out unchanged, but with Griffiths now playing ahead of Blackett (left). The home side started to apply more consistent pressure on the visitors and came close when a Chris Moore’s overhead kick was blocked by Rob Gillman, shouts for a penalty that would have been extremely harsh waived away. Chaos reigned in the area as the ball pinged around in the aftermath and as the ball dropped from the heavens Vickers knocked the ball into the back of the net only for it to be ruled out for a foul on the goalkeeper.

With the initial crisis averted the Blues grew in confidence again and started to pass the ball around with confidence once more. Morison's shot flew just over and then Roberts saved well from Jackman. They thought they had closed the game out when Martin scored from Morison's cross but the flag was up to signal offside.

John Still threw on Tony Boot (right) late in the game and the last ten minutes saw the Daggers on top and doing all they could to get back into the game. Craig Mackail-Smith saw his shot go just wide and Chris Moore had a shot that flew across the goal but no-one could apply a touch.

As time ran out Anwatr Uddin (left) did grab a consolation for the Daggers when the scraps from a Tony Boot corner fell to him ten yards out and he slammed the ball into the corner but it was all too little too late.

As the Bishops Stortford fans celebrated noisily a very disgruntled home crowd headed for the exits muttering that the Daggers season is effectively over with three months left in 2004/05.

They must now try to find a run of wins to get them back up to the pace for the Conference play offs very quickly or the Daggers next meaningful game will be in August. Realistically though John Still must now do what he can to build for next season and try to bring on the younger players over the next three months.




1 Tony Roberts
4 Lee Goodwin
15 Anwar Uddin
3 Ashley Vickers
12 Scott Griffiths
10 Craig Mackail-Smith
22 Paul Bruce (off 78 mins)
6 Jake Leberl
5 Shane Blackett (off 65 mins)
18 Matt Harrold
23 Chris Moore


73 Simon Overland
9 Steve Vaughan
11 Tony Boot (on 78 mins)
19 Danny Foster (on 65 mins)
24 Tom McGowen

1 Elliott
2 Allman
3 Gwillim
4 Rainford
5 Lewis
6 Gillman
7 Langer
8 Goodwin (off)
9 Morison (off)
10 Jackman
11 Martin


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