Search

Still will have to shuffle pack if he wants new Daggers

12:00 04 January 2013

Dagenham and Redbridge manager John Still.Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPhoto

Dagenham and Redbridge manager John Still.Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPhoto

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football Leagu

Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still will have to let players leave Victoria Road if he wants to bring anyone in to the club.

If Daggers want to bring anyone in during the January transfer window then they’ll have to move players on according to manager John Still.

The club has raised cash from the permanent sale of striker Dwight Gayle to Championship side Peterborough for £470,000, but if the Victoria Road boss wants to add to his squad, others will have to go.

“There may be one or two changes, but with the greatest of respect I don’t think we’ll have anyone coming in,” said Still after the 3-1 defeat to Northampton Town.

“Even though Dwight is going I don’t think financially we are in a position to be able to strengthen.”

Daggers currently have two loan signings in their squad – youngsters Jake Caprice and Josh Wakefield from Blackpool and AFC Bournemouth respectively.

And Still believes that it would have to be another similar deal if they do bring anyone to Victoria Road this month.

“But as we have shown with bringing Jake Caprice and Josh Wakefield in, they are young players on very low wages,” he added.

“We are not going to go and get an experienced player because financially that’s not within our scope so we’ll have to look around and see what we can do with what we have got.

“And if we can manage to make one or two things happen with players going out there may be a chance of someone coming in, but we’ll have to have a look at it.”

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 18:30
Daggers manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Manager lays out primary season aim

Yesterday, 17:36
Jay Simpson of Leyton Orient (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Former Arsenal man admits division will be tough, but hopeful that Orient can bounce straight back to League One

Yesterday, 16:15
Great Britain's Richard Hounslow in action during the kayak single slalom at Lee Valley White Water Centre at the London 2012 Olympics (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Big year for London 2012 medalist

Yesterday, 14:15
The Essex FA are holding triald for their girls' Player Development Centre (pic: essexfa.com)

Latest news from the Essex FA

Most read sport

Competitions

Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder