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Chambers to settle score against York

09:00 27 September 2014

Ashley Chambers is hoping to help Dagenham & Redbridge win this weekend (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Ashley Chambers is hoping to help Dagenham & Redbridge win this weekend (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

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Daggers attacker hoping to score first league goal for club

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett hoping to improve on home form Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTODagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett hoping to improve on home form Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Ashley Chambers is aiming to boost his scoring statistics with Daggers and would love to score his first for them in the league against former club York City today.

The 24-year-old has scored once during his two spells with the club and that was during the extraordinary Capital One Cup tie with Brentford, that ended 6-6, earlier this season.

Therefore Chambers is hoping to get off the mark in League Two soon and believes this weekend would be the perfect time to do so.

“I am pretty pleased with the way I have played, but I have not contributed towards enough goals,” said Chambers.

“I’m hoping that will come with the performances I have been putting in and hoping that the goals and assists are not far around the corner.

“The cup goals are always nice, but the league ones are what really matter to us so I’ll keep plugging away and trying to get one and hopefully that can come on Saturday.

“It would be nice to score, but it would be a little bit surreal.”

Chambers has fond memories of his time at York and helped the club earn promotion to the Football League in 2011/12 and win the FA Trophy in the same triumphant campaign.

He left Bootham Crescent in January when current York boss Nigel Worthington decided the attacker no longer fitted into his plans.

But at Victoria Road, Chambers has found a manager who believes in him and he is relishing the freedom boss Wayne Burnett allows.

He added: “I spent three good years at York and my little boy grew up there and I obviously had some great success.

“It would be nice (to get one over my old boss), but I don’t hold any grudges. Football is about opinions and I didn’t fit into the way he wanted to play.

“There is always a manager out there that is going to suit you and thankfully I have found that at Dagenham, where the manager quite likes me.

“It is always nice for a manager to place his faith in you and it has showed a little bit in my play and the freedom that I have had. Wayne encourages that freedom. Long may it continue and I keep putting in half-decent performances.”

Daggers are currently 21st in the table, but some of their displays this season haven’t been rewarded with the points they have deserved.

Chambers is hoping they can put that right against York and get another unbeaten run going.

“I don’t think 21st is a fair reflection because we have a great squad,” he said.

“The performances we have put in have probably deserved a bit more.

“Individual errors and team errors have let us down at times and we have conceded sloppy goals, which we are obviously not happy about.

“Hopefully we can put things right and get a good run going, starting from this weekend.

“We want to get on a little run and hopefully kick on and move up the table.”

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