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Daggers hit Great Wakering for six

Pre-season friendly: Great Wakering Rovers 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 6

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Ashley Chambers of Dagenham and Danny Green of MK Don in action. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Green comes back to haunt Daggers as MK Dons edge win

Pre-season friendly: Dagenham & Redbridge 0 MK Dons 1

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Daggers have rejected a bid from Barnsley for striker Rhys Murphy. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers turn down bid for striker Murphy

Dagenham & Redbridge have confirmed they turned down an offer from Barnsley for striker Rhys Murphy.

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Former AFC Hornchurch players Joe Woolley (L) and Reiss Noel. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Ex-Hornchurch pair reveal match-fixing details

More details regarding the two former Hornchurch footballers Reiss Noel and Joe Woolley banned for match fixing in Australia have been heard in court recently.

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Trialist Jamie Cureton during the Daggers 4-0 loss at Ebbsfleet United on Saturday. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss Burnett to make his mind up on Cureton

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett is to ‘make a decision’ on striker Jamie Cureton.

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Paul Clayton in action for Romford  during their 4-1 win over Saffron Walden on Saturday. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Pre-season wins for Hornchurch and Romford

Whitstable Town 1 Hornchurch 2; Romford 4 Saffron Walden Town 1

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Shane Lowry has joined Leyton Orient on a two-year deal. Pic: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

Former Millwall defender makes Leyton Orient switch

Leyton Orient have completed the signing of former Millwall defender Shane Lowry on a two-year deal.

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Joss Labadie of Dagenham with Ebbsfleet United's Chris Sessegnon. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss Burnett: I learnt a lot from Ebbsfleet United defeat

Dagenham & Redbridge may have fallen to a disappointing 4-0 loss at Ebbsfleet United yesterday, but boss Wayne Burnett admits he learnt an awful lot about his side and the trialists on show.

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Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

WIN a copy of Lee Price’s book about life with Daggers!

Turning my Back on the Premier League by Lee Price

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Brian Saah and Billy Bingham of Dagenham & Redbridge try and prize the ball away from Ebbsfleet United's Billy Bicknell. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers brushed aside at Ebbsfleet

Pre-season friendly: Ebbsfleet United 4 Dagenham & Redbridge 0

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AFC Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Hornchurch boss McFarlane challenges youngsters

Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane is hoping to have his squad finalised by the time they visit Folkestone Invicta on August 2 and has challenged the younger members of his squad to prove they are good enough to play Ryman Premier football.

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Medy Elito of Dagenham and Redbridge poses in a pair of funky sun glasses after the win at Cheltenham Town, his last game for the club. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Losing Elito is a big blow, says Daggers boss Burnett

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett admits he was loathed to get rid of winger Medy Elito, but couldn’t hold the player back on his desire to move to Holland.

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Romford boss Paul Martin. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Ryman League fixtures: September will be tough says Romford boss Martin

While Romford boss Paul Martin was generally pleased with how the Ryman League fixtures have beenworked out for his side, he feels September could be a big month for every side.

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Matt Partridge of Dagenham & Redbridge, Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Partridge relishing his Daggers chance

New signing Matt Partridge is relishing the challenge at Daggers, and is already keen to extend his stay with the club, writes Colin Munford.

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West Ham new boy Enner Valencia   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

West Ham confirm fifth summer signing as spending surges beyond £20million

West Ham have signed Ecuador striker Enner Valencia for a fee believed to be around £12million, subject to a work permit.

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Bradley Goldberg and Jamie Cureton (right) celebrate after the latter put Daggers 2-0 up. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Cureton nets in Daggers win at Cheshunt

Pre-season friendly: Cheshunt 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 3

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Ashley Chambers of Dagenham scores the opening goal at Wealdstone. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHTO

Daggers edged out at Wealdstone

Pre-season friendly: Wealdstone 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 1

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Trialist Jamie Cureton looks a happy man with his Daggers shirt on. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers still interested in Cureton, says boss Burnett

Daggers boss Wayne Burnett is still interested in signing Jamie Cureton despite reports emerging he was close to rejoining Cheltenham Town

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Medy Elito has left the Daggers to join Holland second division side VVV Venlo. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Elito Holland switch not complete according to Daggers

Dutch Division One side VVV Venlo are reporting the signing of Daggers winger Medy Elito on a two-year deal.

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Luke Wilkinson. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss happy with Wilkinson deal

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett is happy with the deal the club have got for wantaway defender Luke Wilkinson after he joined League Two rivals Luton Town – and former manager John Still.

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George Purcell netted in the 2-2 draw with West Ham's development side yesterday. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Purcell nets as Urchins open with Hammers draw

West Ham United development team 2 AFC Hornchurch 2

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Netherlands' Robin van Persie scored in last night's 3-0 win over Brazil. Pic: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

World Cup: Brazil’s pain is finally over

World Cup third/fourth place play-off: Brazil 0 Holland 3

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Frankie Raymond was on target in the Daggers 3-2 defeat to UD Horadada. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Labadie and Raymond net in Daggers friendly defeat

Pre-season friendly: UD Horadada 3 Dagenham & Redbridge 2

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GALLERY: Day Two of Daggers pre-season training camp in Spain

Dagenham & Redbridge’s pre-season camp at Spain continued today with another training session.

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Former West Ham player Paul Konchesky (centre) visited Gidea Park College with Anthony Sealey (left) and Billy Lepine (right) from BA Sports, who are running summer soccer schools at Marshalls Park School

Konchesky the face of new soccer camp

Summer of football schools in Romford

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Nathan Green and Ian Gayle get to grips with eachother on pre-season training camp in Spain. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

PICTURES: Daggers get to work on pre-season training camp in Spain

Dagenham & Redbridge begin pre-season camp in Spain with training session.

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane  (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch boss hails Ling arrival

McFarlane delighted to have new coach on board

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Romford manager Paul Martin (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford boss itching for return

Martin excited about new campaign

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West Ham forward Mauro Zarate  (Photo by Simon Watts/Getty Images)

West Ham boss lauds new boy despite more pre-season disappointment

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has heaped praise on goalscorer Mauro Zarate despite the Hammers going down to defeat in New Zealand.

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Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Jackson Martinez. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer round-up: Gunners sign ‘new Xavi’, Martinez agent speaks out, Schneiderlin prefers Spurs

It has been a busy summer for Arsenal so far and things don’t seem to be easing up as Arsene Wenger prepares his squad for the new season.

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Daggers hit Great Wakering for six

Pre-season friendly: Great Wakering Rovers 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 6

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Pic: Clive Gee/ EMPICS Sport

Stalemate for O’s at Gateshead

Pre-season friendly: Gateshead 0 Leyton Orient 0

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Former AFC Hornchurch players Joe Woolley (L) and Reiss Noel. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Ex-Hornchurch pair reveal match-fixing details

More details regarding the two former Hornchurch footballers Reiss Noel and Joe Woolley banned for match fixing in Australia have been heard in court recently.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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