Search

Gayle signs new Daggers deal

12:23 30 June 2014

Ian Gayle has signed a new one-year deal at Dagenham & Redbridge.  Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Ian Gayle has signed a new one-year deal at Dagenham & Redbridge. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League images are subject to DataCo Licencing restrictions

Defender Ian Gayle has signed a new one-year contract at Dagenham & Redbridge.

The 21-year-old rose to prominence at the end of last season after coming off the bench at Wycombe Wanderers following Scott Doe’s sending off in the 2-0 loss.

The Academy graduate went on to make three further appearances for the Daggers as they finished the 2013/14 campaign in ninth place after a 3-2 win at Cheltenham Town on the final day of last season.

Burnett told the Post the likelihood of a new deal for the centre half at the beginning of the month, stating at the time: “We’ve got no issue with Ian Gayle and he’s signing a new contract. He was a massive positive for us at the end of last season and hopefully he can challenge again next season.”

Gayle now faces the challenge of testing Brian Saah and Scott Doe for a regular spot in the starting line-up, and could be joined by the transfer listed Luke Wilkinson if the former Porsmouth youngster doesn’t get a move away from Victoria Road.

Burnett has built from the back this summer, with the signings of goalkeepers Liam O’Brien and Mark Cousins, in additon to defenders Nathan Green and Damian Batt.

Related articles

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford Sports News

46 minutes ago
Scott Doe will captain Dagenham & Redbridge this season (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers defender confirms he will wear the armband after being asked by boss John Still

Leyton Orient assistant manager Andy Edwards (right) watches on at Dagenham & Redbridge alongside Andy Hessenthaler (centre) and Danny Webb. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

Experienced coach reflects on victory at Dagenham and how results in pre-season count for little in the end

Leyton Orient manager Andy Hessenthaler (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Andy Hessenthaler’s team may have to make a trip to Brighton during the week, but will hope to play twice at Brisbane Road

09:00
Dagenham & Redbridge managing director Steve Thompson (right) (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers MD unsure why former defender made statement during interview with Time FM

Breaking news

14:55
Dr Mohammed Fahim, South Woodford Mosque in Mulberry Way

An application for a controversial mosque expansion has been withdrawn from tonight’s meeting by council officers due to a row over the lease of the premises’ car park.

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now