December 6 2013 Latest news:
Monday, August 12, 2013
Relief for Dagenham & Redbridge at first home win since February 9.
Daggers first-team coach Warren Hackett insists Saturday’s 2-0 home win over York was one “for the fans”.
A goal in each half from Rhys Murphy and Brian Woodall did the damage as Wayne Burnett’s side picked up their first home win in 183 days, and the first for Victoria Road boss.
And as much as it was a relief for all the Daggers faithful, Hackett and the management team were also as delighted to finally break their duck.
“It’s a fantastic win for ourselves and we are really pleased to put three points on the board in our first home game of the season,” said Hackett.
“Last season we were unfortunate not to pick up a win but today we showed what we can do. This one was for the fans.”
The target now for Hackett and the rest of the Dagenham management team is to make sure Saturday’s victory is the first of many at Victoria Road over the coming season
“Certainly in our time since we have taken over we haven’t won a home game and that sticks in the back of your mind.
“You speak to your family, you speak to your friends and they say ‘are you going to win at home’ but that’s done now.
“We can put that to bed and we want to make this play a fortress. Teams should be coming here fearing us and knowing that we’ll have a real go at them.”
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