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

George Porter of Dagenham and Redbridge in action against Conference Premier Southport in the first round of the FA Cup (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Former Leyton Orient and AFC Wimbledon ace departs Victoria Road

Daggers assistant manager Warren Hackett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Warren Hackett accepts they must beat Cheltenham this weekend

Jamie Cureton scores for Dagenham & Redbridge against former club Cheltenham Town (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Experienced forward has found net eight times in 29 appearances this year, but failed to score in last seven matches

08:00
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Hammers owners clubbed together with other clubs to bring Africa Cup of Nations players home

Most read sport

We let two experts have their say on why the campaign is needed – or isn’t.

The gunman’s background and motives are still being investigated by the Dutch authorities.

This isn’t just another Boris-ism, he’s talking about an official MI5 report in “colourful language”.

The world of Disney is getting a little crowded with all these independent females.

Digital Edition

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