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All Wright! Daggers See Off Altrincham To Extend Unbeaten Run.

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  Good performance, not the best, but good enough for three points which were desperately needed points for the Daggers – continuing their bid to push up the table. A win which came after last-minute heartbreak on Tuesday and the Dagenham goal then was a wonder goal – Will Wright wanted a slice of that action. That’s exactly why he tried his luck from 25 yards with a free-kick and beat the man between the sticks - providing the winning goal for his side. A wonderful strike which luckily, on this occasion, wasn’t cancelled out at the death! The State Of Play Going into this one there was little to split the two sides really, as the league position didn’t tell the full story, the Robins having played 3 more games than McMahon’s side. But they did, nonetheless, sit 13 th and 4 points clear of Dagenham with 38 points on the board. Their season had gone very much in a downwards trend in recent times, their form a far-cry from what it was back when they defeated Dagenham in the retu

More Than Misfortune...

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  Following on from yet another defeat on Saturday, this time to Yeovil, there was again frustration (obviously) as we were again left broken following a last-gasp winner by our opponents. But, I feel that although I don’t believe the official made the right call in giving the free-kick that lead to the goal, there was less of a feeling of injustice. A lesser sense of injustice than on the Tuesday, when two wrongly given penalty decisions saw us defeated 1-2 at home to Sutton. This is because, on Saturday, we had several clear-cut chances where our players were free from pressure in and around the box – yet we were unable to score and even hit the target in most cases! Therefore, however harsh the defeat was, I believe that it was self-inflicted in that we conceded a free-kick in a dangerous area – another individual error. But, more collectively and importantly, our missed chances and opportunities to get two or three goals ahead led to the vulnerability of one goal leaving us wit