2009: So close, yet so far!

December 21st, 2009 by leewilson

Going into 2009, Dagenham and Redbridge had snuck into the automatic promotion places after winning all three matches over the Christmas period. The first match of 2009 saw the club held to a draw after a last minute equaliser away to in form Rotherham. Despite a thrilling 3-2 victory against Rochdale, key defeats against Exeter [...]

Daggers stung by impressive Bees

September 30th, 2009 by leewilson

Goals from Paul Furlong and John O’Flynn condemned Dagenham and Redbridge to a disappointing 2-0 defeat at local rivals Barnet
The result saw John Still’s men fall a place to third in League Two. However, other results were kind to the Daggers after they were comprehensively outplayed in front of a particularly vociferous crowd at Underhill.

It was Barnet left winger [...]

Daggers 0-1 Birmingham – Pre Season

July 30th, 2009 by leewilson

League two side Dagenham and Redbridge were denied a draw after a 77th minute goal from Marcus Bent earned the Premiership club their first pre season victory.
Bent struck as a mix up between the previously unbeatable Will Antwi and Dagenham club captain Mark Arber allowed the former Everton and Ipswich striker the opportunity to slot between [...]

Daggers 2-0 Southend

July 26th, 2009 by leewilson

Dagenham and Redbridge produced a fine performance in their first home pre season encounter of the season against a disappointing Southend United team with a 2-0 victory courtesy of a Paul Benson brace.
A Daggers team that was devoid of last season’s stars what with Sam Saunders, Magnus Okuanghae, Ben Strevens and Danny Foster moving up [...]

The new season approaches!

July 24th, 2009 by leewilson

In what has been an eventful summer so far with new faces arriving and old heroes departing, the build up to the new season has taken a new twist for Dagenham and Redbridge as it has been reported that star striker Paul Benson has been the subject of a six figure bid.
Benson, who scored 28 [...]

Striker Scott in as Daggers look to rebuild

June 21st, 2009 by leewilson

Following the departure of three key players this week to West London club Brentford, Dagenham and Redbridge manager John Still has acted swiftly by signing non league starlet Josh Scott.
The striker fired Hayes and Yeading to an unlikely promotion from the Blue Square South with 25 goals in just 34 appearances and will probably be [...]

Saunders, Strevens & Foster depart

June 16th, 2009 by leewilson

Ever since the final whistle blew on Dagenham and Redbridge’s brave promotion push in May, the speculation regarding several of the club’s top players has been intense.
However, in one of the least surprising transfers of the summer, Sam Saunders, Ben Strevens and Danny Foster have completed a triple deal to Brentford when their contracts expire [...]


June 4th, 2009 by leewilson

Once again, it looks as if this summer is going to be a nervewracking time for Daggers fans as bigger clubs will inevitably be linked with their star name players. It is also the time for several of the bit part players to say goodbye and move on to other clubs.
Dagenham have already parted ways [...]

Daggers announce first summer signing!

May 27th, 2009 by leewilson

Dagenham & Redbridge recently announced the capture of Stuart Thurgood from local rivals Grays Athletic as their first transfer of the summer.

With Glen Southam’s contract having been terminated, the Daggers were lacking midfield options and Thurgood will provide competition to Solomon Taiwo and Peter Gain (assuming both stay) for a central midfield spot next season.
Thurgood has [...]

Roberts & Arber sign new deals

May 27th, 2009 by leewilson

Dagenham skipper Mark Arber and veteran goalkeeper Tony Roberts have both put pen to paper and signed new contracts with the League 2 club.
Club Captain Arber, who was out of contract this summer, has extended his current deal to May 2011. The former Peterborough and Stevenage man has been a solid figure along with Magnus [...]