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Captain Doe’s glad to make it a double

10:30 08 January 2015

Scott Doe and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the Bury victory (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Scott Doe and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the Bury victory (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

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Young back four has impressed experienced defender

Rhys Murphy of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring the opening goal against Bury (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)Rhys Murphy of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring the opening goal against Bury (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers stand-in skipper Scott Doe was pleased they started 2015 successfully, and praised their efforts after they completed the double over Bury with a fine 1-0 win on Saturday.

Wayne Burnett’s side ended the year with a goalless draw at Southend United, but a winless run before that in December meant that result wasn’t enough to stop them dropping into the relegation places.

However, a second clean sheet in a row, alongside Rhys Murphy’s 51st-minute strike, earned Daggers a victory that moved them up to 21st.

Doe praised match-winner Murphy, saying: “The most pleasing thing is getting a good point away at Southend and then following it up with a good win at home to Bury.

“The last couple of weeks Rhys has been getting back to himself in training and I am really pleased for him.

“He needed that goal because he has been out for a long time and been very unfortunate. You could see by his celebration how much it meant to him, so I am really happy he scored.”

Murphy made a point of finding manager Burnett in his celebrations and gave the Daggers boss a huge hug.

Burnett’s decision to keep the same back four that started against Southend proved to be wise as well as Doe and Ayo Obileye were excellent together in the centre of defence.

Doe was pleased everybody was prepared to get dirty to hold on to the win against Bury.

“It is a young back four because I’m the oldest at 26, which isn’t that old,” he added.

“Jack Connors has just come back from a long absence, Matty Partridge has come in and done well and there is me and Ayo.

“We have two clean sheets in two games now against two very good teams, which is really pleasing.

“Making blocks and last-ditch tackles is what you need to do to climb up the league.

“You have to put your body on the line. Andre Boucaud has come on and done very well, making a block on the line.

“Ayo has made a block, a lot of people have, and it is really good to see people doing that.”

Doe was happy to complete the double over the Shakers as well, adding: “They were always going to come for revenge – we beat them on their home patch. But we dug deep again and it is a very good three points.”

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