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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Brian Woodall admitted it was nice to be back in starting line-up against York on Saturday.
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Brian Woodall was pleased with his vital contribution to Daggers’ 2-0 win over York City on Saturday.
The 25-year-old was the provider for the opening goal as he played in fellow striker Rhys Murphy before the former Gresley man got in on the goalscoring act in the second half after toe poking Medy Elito’s fine cross-field ball past York goalkeeper Michael Ingham to seal the victory.
And Woodall was delighted to play a leading role in his first start of the season, though played down his finish.
“I thought we did really well,” said Woodall.
“I played 90 minutes and the game before I only played 15-20 minutes but I thought I did alright at Brentford and thankfully I was back in the team. Setting one up and scoring the other is a great feeling.
“Medy played a really good ball across to me, my first touch was heavy but I just got a toe poke on it and it went in the bottom corner,” he added.
“As a striker any goal is a good goal because you have to be in the right place at the right time, even if you are just tapping it in.”
Now the hope for the German-born striker is to build on his impressive showing and figure once again from the off as the Daggers take on Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park on Saturday.
“Hopefully I have done enough to be in the team for Saturday but there is good competition for places this season,” he said.
“Scunthorpe will be another good test for us. There are some real good, strong teams out there and we’ll have to continue to work hard in training and hopefully we’ll continue to get the results.
“Goals always give a striker confidence and hopefully that can be the start of a good season both indivdually and as a team.”
Michael Dawson is looking forward to facing Arsenal after Tottenham were drawn against the Gunners in the third round of the FA Cup.