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MATCH PREVIEW: Dagenham & Redbridge

18 September 2015

Chris Gadsby gives us the all the key facts regarding Saturday's clash...

September 2015th 19Date:

3pmKick-off:

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham StadiumLocation:


Looking at the home side

Dagenham and Redbridge have also had a slow start to their season, winning only once in the league away at Northampton Town a fortnight ago. They find themselves in 21st in the league accumulating five points from their seven games. Last time out they lost 2-1 away at Carlisle United, when the home side came from a goal behind after Christian Doidge put Dagenham a goal up after 11 minutes. Matthew McClure is their current leading scorer with three goals in the league, seconded by Doidge who has two goals in all competitions.


Getting there

By car:Post code for your Sat Nav: RM10 7XL

Follow the M25 clockwise until Junction 27 and take the M11 towards London. Follow signs for A406 South and A13. After around 5 miles take the slip road on the left signposted A13 Dagenham, Tilbury and Southend. Go past a leisure complex and bear left onto the A1306 Dagenham East. At the fifth set of lights turn left onto the A1112. At the roundabout bear left and go past Dagenham East Tube station. The ground is the fifth turning on the left.

By train:Catch a service from Newport to London Paddington and then get on the district line to Upminster, you may have to change at Earls Court.


Form guide (League)

1 pointL L L L L     DLNewport County –

5 pointsL    WD DL L LDagenham and Redbridge –


Upcoming milestones

Matt Taylor and Medy Elito – 2 goals for 25 professional goals

Yan Klukowski – 2 goals for 60 professional goals

Lenell John-Lewis – 2 goals for 50 professional goals

Nathan Ralph - 1 appearance for 50 professional appearances

Scott Boden - 2 goals for 60 professional goals

Tom Owens-Evans – 1 appearance for 10 professional appearances

Mark Byrne – 2 appearances for 270 professional appearances


He played for both

– He left Dagenham by mutual consent in August, the thirty year old made 26 appearances last season, scoring one goal. So far this campaign he has made two appearances for the Exiles with one yellow card and will look forward to the prospect of facing his former club.Matt Partridge


Dagenham and Redbridge’s record against County

Played 4, Won 2, Drawn 1, Lost 1, Goals For 6, Goals Against 5


Last meeting

Five goals in the last fifteen minutes of the game brought a spectacular end to what was overall a dull game. Newport had had the better of the chances in the game but were unable to take them and conceded three goals in ten minutes towards the end of the game, and found themselves 3-0 down as the game went into stoppage time. A goal each for David Tutonda and Aaron O’Connor in stoppage time brought the arrears to just one goal but the referee blew for full time before they had an opportunity to threaten the Dagenham goal again.


Last time out

as they came up just short, against a strong Morecambe side. After Alan Goodall had put the visitors ahead Scott Barrow scored a wonder strike from thirty yards out to draw level. It appeared as though that was going to be how the game finished until in the third minute of added time Kevin Ellison was brought down in the box by Aaron Hayden and calmly converted the penalty into the top right corner of the net, sending keeper Joe Day the wrong way and giving the visitors all three points. cruel defeatNewport suffered a


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