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28 August 2015

We preview the big game...

Dagenham & Redbridge 

Sky Bet League 2

Saturday 29th August 2015

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Stadium, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 7XL

Referee: Tim Robinson

Kick-off: 3pm

Ticket news:

Tickets are available on the day of the game, at the turnstiles of the Traditional Builders Stand.

Adults - £21

Concessions (Over 65s and full time students) - £15

Juniors (16 and under) - £12

Team news:

There shouldn’t be any big surprises tomorrow; David McAllister, Adam Marriott and Ben Kennedy are all still definitely out. 

Dean Parrett and Jamie McCombe are both doubts after picking up knocks against Orient and missing last Saturday.

After playing 30 minutes last Saturday, Chris Whelpdale could be in the frame for a starting place for the first time this season.

Ronnie Henry is also in contention as he continues to recover from illness.

View from the dressing room:

READ: Teddy - We will have to be up for the fight

Sign into Boro Player HD using the link below for full coverage from the gaffer’s press-conference.

The story so far…

Daggers have had a poor start to the season with only 1 point after four games, although last time out a 1-1 draw at Wycombe showed some positive signs despite the last minute equaliser for the home team.

After losing 3-0 to Portsmouth on the first day of the season, Dagenham lost 3-1 at home to Leyton Orient which was sandwiched between a 4-1 League Cup loss at Cheltenham. Defeat to Exeter followed before the 1-1 draw at Wycombe. 

As well as looking for their first win, Dagenham will also be hoping to get their first home points of the season on Saturday after losing their first two.

Head to Head:

Something’s got to give - across 25 meetings between the two sides, we are all even. Boro have won 12, drawn 1 and lost 12. Looking a little closer at the stats, Boro have the slightest of edges – scoring 35 goals to 34.


Our last meeting:

Betting with Sky Bet:

Stevenage are slight favourites with our partners Sky Bet – 7/5 for the victory.

After scoring his first of the season last weekend, Brett Williams is favourite in the goal scoring markets -  11/2 to score first and 2/1 to score anytime.

Our last meeting at Dagenham ended 2-0 to Boro and you can back the same score at 10/1.

Sign up to Sky Bet via the attached links to help the club earn some extra revenue!

Live commentary, social media & online coverage:

Can’t make it? Listen to the game live on the Boro Player HD service from 14:50 tomorrow where Steve Watkins will be leading the commentary, as usual.

Our Twitter page is the place to be locked in on a matchday as we provide live minute-by-minute updates during the game as well as all of the up-to-date info and plenty of fun too.

All of our key content is linked from our Twitter account so if you are following us, you won’t miss a thing.

If you aren’t following us on Instagram yet then you should be – all the best photos from before, during and after the game will be uploaded here across the weekend.

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