Preview: Dagenham & Redbridge v Exeter City

No fresh injury worries for John Still as Daggers seek a return to winnning ways.

Daggers defender Femi Ilesanmi is available again after completing his two-game ban, but may have to settle for a place on the bench with Damien McCrory set to keep his place left-back.

The 19-year-old saw red in the 1-1 draw with Leyton Orient and missed the subsequent home matches with Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton.

But manager John Still may choose to name an unchanged side for the third consecutive game.

“I’m very pleased with how we’re playing at the moment. I can’t ask for more from the players,” said Still.


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“We’re very confident, without a shadow of a doubt. I think the players are very confident and I think the key to what we’re doing at the moment is we have a lot of very, very good performers and everyone’s confident in what they’re doing and we just have to keep taking that with us.

“I said to the players a couple of weeks ago, between now and the end of the season we’re not going to win every game, there’s no doubt about that.

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“But we can play well in every game and if we do that we’ll get enough points.”

Daggers six-game unbeaten run came to an end with the 1-0 home defeat to Brighton on Tuesday night, but they have not lost away from Victoria Road since the trip to Walsall on February 15.

Exeter City beat Dagenham’s relegation rivals Swindon Town on Tuesday night, ending a run of back-to-back defeats, which included a 5-1 hammering by Colchester United.

Joshua Searle is suspended, but wing-backs Steve Tully and Scott Golbourne are available again and are likely to go straight into the side.

Daggers have visited St James Park on six previous occasions, but never won. The pair shared the points in the cor

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