Search

Gayle set to extend Daggers stay

16:00 06 June 2014

Ian Gayle has signed a new one-year deal at Dagenham & Redbridge.  Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Ian Gayle has signed a new one-year deal at Dagenham & Redbridge. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League images are subject to DataCo Licencing restrictions

Daggers defender Ian Gayle is set to sign a new contract with the club according to boss Wayne Burnett.

The 23-year-old impressed when called upon in the latter stages of the season, having made his debut off the bench at Wycombe Wanderers following Scott Doe’s sending off.

And the former Grays Athletic loanee is now set to extend his stay with the club, and compete with Doe, Brian Saah and potentially Luke Wilkinson – if he fails to secure a move away, next season

“We’ve got no issue with Ian Gayle and he’s signing a new contract,” said Burnett.

“He was a massive positive for us at the end of last season and hopefully he can challenge again next season.”

But there is no further word on Zavon Hines and Gavin Hoyte, who also have deals on the table to stay with the Daggers.

Hines has been away in the United States continuing his recovery from the knee ligament injury which ruled him out for the rest of the 2013/14 season back in March, while Hoyte is currently away on international duty with Trinidad & Tobago.

And Burnett admits there may be a time where the Daggers have to put other plans in place if the duo continue to ponder their futures.

“With Zavon Hines and Gavin Hoyte we have not heard anything yet and I am not aware of anything being sorted,” he added.

“We are always putting other plans in place and there will be a cut-off where we will need a decision by.

“We don’t want to be holding on and waiting too long as we have got to do what is right for this football club.

“They may want to keep their options open which they are entitled to do but we may have to look elsewhere.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

Yesterday, 18:29
Dagenham & Redbridge centre back Luke Pennell (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers manager down to bare bones at back after defender ruled out for much of season

Yesterday, 16:51
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Friendly: Bishop’s Stortford 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 5

Fri, 10:30
Dagenham & Redbridge coach Darren Currie (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers face another friendly at Bishop’s Stortford less than 48 hours after beating Dunstable

Fejiri Okenabirhie of Dagenham & Redbridge goes on the charge at Thurrock

Friendly: Dunstable Town 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 5

Thu, 15:00
Dagenham & Redbridge goalkeeper Elliot Justham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers fan Daniel Law is writing a blog during the 2016-17 season

Thu, 14:00
Action from Dagenham & Redbridge's 5-0 win at Waltham Abbey (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Would-be investor watches Daggers’ clash with Abbots in company of current chairman Dave Bennett

Thu, 10:00
Barkingside manager Gus Gulfer (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Side on the road after draw made for county competition

Thu, 09:00
Thomas McCurtains enjoyed glorious weather at their annual fun day on Saturday

A round-up of the latest new from the Goodmayes club

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All entrants can get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now