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Dagenham & Redbridge: 10 Things

Posted by Jack Booth
Posted on Thu 8 Aug 2019
Posted in 10 Things

Here’s 10 things that you may or may not know about Dagenham & Redbridge…

  1. The club was formed in 1992 through a merger between Redbridge Forest and Dagenham.
  2. The club is part owned by former Everton and Manchester United goalkeeper Tim Howard.
  3. The Chigwell Construction Stadium has a capacity of 6,078.
  4. Manager Peter Taylor played four times for England in his playing days.
  5. He also managed the side for one game in caretaker charge – a 1-0 defeat to Italy in Turin in 2000.
  6. Taylor also managed England’s Under 21 side on two occasions – 1996-1999 & 2004-2007.
  7. The club’s first fully capped international whilst playing for Dagenham & Redbridge was Jon Nurse who was capped for Barbados against Dominica in 2008.
  8. In 2001, Dagenham’s Tony Roberts became the first goalkeeper to score in FA Cup history.
  9. Roberts is also the club’s record appearance maker.
  10. Danny Shipp is the club’s record goal scorer with 105 goals.

 

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