Search

Williams set to return for Daggers’ clash with Rochdale

14:21 11 January 2013

Sam Williams looks set to return to the starting line-up for tomorrow

Sam Williams looks set to return to the starting line-up for tomorrow's match against Rochdale. 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

Daggers’ top goalscorer looks on course to come straight back into the team for tomorrow’s home match against Rochdale.

Striker Sam Williams is set to return to the starting line-up for Daggers as they take on Rochdale at Victoria Road tomorrow.

Williams, the club’s top scorer with eight goals, missed Tuesday night’s 2-1 loss at Morecambe after boss John Still opted to rest the forward after encountering their second heavy pitch in a week.

And Still admitted the 25-year-old was missed on Tuesday night and would return immediately.

“We were without Sam and at the start of the season he was the most important player behind Dwight Gayle,” said Still.

“It was difficult, the boys had a go but Sam might have held the ball up a little better.

“And with this being the second heavy pitch in succession there wasn’t enough recovery time for Sam.

“He was out for a long spell last season with injury so we have to be careful but we definitely missed his hold up play.

“Sam can come straight back in and options were very low last year but this season we have a few.”

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 16:47
Bristol City's Luke Freeman and West Ham United's James Tomkins battle for the ball during the FA Cup Fourth Round match at Ashton Gate. Pic: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The Hammers progress to the fifth round with slender win at Bristol City.

Yesterday, 16:19
Sam Allardyce the West Ham manager   (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce was thrilled to edge past Bristol City in a tricky FA Cup fourth round tie at Ashton Gate.

Yesterday, 15:00
Abu Ogogo sees his effort go narrowly wide against AFC Wimbledon - the last time he appeared in the league for Daggers (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Daggers skippers reveals disappointment at injury and discusses midweek match against Concord Rangers

Eton Manor head coach Jamie Connors talks to his players after defeating Barking 19-16 (pic: George Sessions)

London One North: Eton Manor 19 Barking 16

Most read sport

It’s easy to lose sight of how beautiful London is when you’re crammed into a commuter train. Let these flying Instagram users take you on a bird’s eye tour of London.

People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.

The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder