Showing posts from March, 2019

What next for Dagenham?

So after two disappointing defeats and performances it has to be said, What is next for Dagenham?  Despite recent form, we look as if we will finish above the dotted line, though it could be in 20th if we carry on the way we are. On the other hand, with 21 points still up for grabs, if we have an upturn in form there is no reason why Peter Taylor’s men can’t still exceed expectations. The Daggers are at a crossroads with recent tactical decisions questioning Taylor’s capabilities. Also many are expecting a title challenge but this current squad doesn’t seem capable - still short of a few players. Furthermore with deals expiring at the season’s end which is in nearly a month’s time - Who should be retained and who should lead Dagenham into next season? In this article I will explain what I feel is the best way forward. Firstly, the man at the helm, he has come under scrutiny in recent weeks and rightly so however I think getting rid of him would be a huge mistake. I have


It was a day that Dagenham remembered Jodie Chesney who was stabbed in Harold Hill on March 1, in a gesture to celebrate her life there was a minute’s applause before the game got underway. With purple ribbons and balloons around the stadium to pay further respects the visitors took the kick off, but just minutes in conceded a free kick that would prove costly. Angelo Balanta opened the scoring after Munns whipped in a perfect free-kick which the Colombian headed home on his return to the side - they couldn't have asked for a better start, after weeks out Balanta had made an instant impact. In search of an instant response to the colombian’s fifth Daggers goal Coulson tried his luck from 25 yards, but it proved no real test for Elliot Justham. Up the other end fouls were being committed all over the shop as Wilkinson proved a handful for the Bromley back line. Upon the fourteenth minute Munns played one of those free kicks in a dangerous one at that and Wilkinson was t