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Dagenham and Redbridge

Thursday, May 28, 2020

All George Duck ever wanted to do as a footballer was play at Wembley Stadium – and he got to fulfil that dream and more with Dagenham in 1980.

Ricky Kidd netted eight goals to help Dagenham reach the 1980 Trophy final but left Wembley Stadium a little disappointed after missing out on scoring in their 2-1 win over Mossley.

Dagenham’s Trophy-winning captain Denis Moore would love to organise a reunion with his fellow Wembley Stadium heroes from 40 years ago.

When Dagenham won the FA Trophy 40 years ago it was a case of fourth time lucky for captain Denis Moore at Wembley Stadium.

Boreham Wood chairman Danny Hunter does not expect non-league football to return this year as he claimed misguided advice from the National League had already cost him more than £100,000.

With all remaining fixtures in the National League cancelled, meaning Dagenham & Redbridge will remain in the division, where can Daryl McMahon strengthen for a title challenge?

Dagenham & Redbridge managing director Steve Thompson says he is more concerned about the future than worrying about the outcome of this season’s National League.

National League clubs have voted to end the regular season at its current point, with promotion and relegation outcomes “under careful consideration”.

Dan Bennett takes a look at who might be staying and who might be going at Dagenham & Redbridge.

Young Dagenham & Redbridge supporter Keane Handley takes a look at some of the positives of the season, with the National League still suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

National League clubs have been asked to vote on whether to end the 2019/20 regular season without playing the remaining games.

Matt Withers is joined via Zoom by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss the ongoing suspension of football activity during the coronavirus pandemic.

With the 2019/20 National League season now suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, supporters have submitted their all-time favourite Daggers XIs.

Former Dagenham & Redbridge striker Paul Benson says the ongoing crisis will be a “very worrying” time for National League players whose contracts are close to expiring.

Today marks 13 years since Dagenham & Redbridge secured promotion to the Football League with a 2-1 win at home to Aldershot Town.

The National League has suspended the season in all three of its divisions indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dagenham & Redbridge’s managing director Steve Thompson has called for the National League season to be “null and void” because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Dagenham & Redbridge loanee Jordan Maguire-Drew has revealed Darren Currie is the person to have had the biggest influence on his career.

All Dagenham & Redbridge staff have been placed on furlough leave with full-time staff, including the players, agreeing to take a 20-25pc pay cut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Young Dagenham & Redbridge supporter has been writing a blog during the 2019/20 season

Matt Withers is joined by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss the latest on West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbridge and non-league football.

The National League has asked the Football Association to end the 2019/20 season “as soon as possible” but is yet to make a decision on any possible outcomes.

The Football Association (FA) says a decision is still yet to be made on whether the National League and other non-league seasons will resume or be cancelled.

The Southern League and Isthmian League have “commenced the process” of terminating their league seasons after they were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Dagenham & Redbridge first team coach Dave Jupp says the players are being kept “ready to go at any notice” during their break from competitive action.

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