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Dagenham & Redbridge: John Still explains decision to replace Craig Robson with Andre Boucaud as Daggers captain for Maidstone United game

PUBLISHED: 14:00 04 April 2018

Craig Robson of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring the second goal against Maidstone United (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Craig Robson of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring the second goal against Maidstone United (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

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Dagenham & Redbridge boss John Still has explained his decision to take the captaincy from Craig Robson and hand it to Andre Boucaud for Monday’s win at home to Maidstone United in the National League.

Robson started the season as vice-captain for Daggers and stepped up as regular skipper following Scott Doe’s departure in February.

However, the defender was shorn of the armband on Monday, with Boucaud, who was club captain during the 2015-16 season, given the responsibility of leading the team.

The move appeared to work, with Boucaud named man of the match against Stones and Robson nabbing the second goal in a 2-1 win.

And Daggers boss Still explained the reasoning behind naming Trinidad & Tobago international Boucaud his captain for the game.

“I just thought I’d change it, it was one of those things,” said the 67-year-old.

“I wanted to give ‘Robbo’ something a little less to worry about defensively; it seemed to worked and he scored a goal too.”

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