Search

New players on the way at Daggers after duo fail to sign deals

23:16 23 June 2014

Daggers defender Gavin Hoyte looks set to leave the club at the end of the month. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers defender Gavin Hoyte looks set to leave the club at the end of the month. 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 boss Wayne Burnett is closing in on new targets after hearing ‘nothing’ from out-of-contract right back Gavin Hoyte.

Zavon Hines looks set to wave goodbye to the Daggers after not renewing terms with the Victoria Road side for next season. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTOZavon Hines looks set to wave goodbye to the Daggers after not renewing terms with the Victoria Road side for next season. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Hoyte and fellow team-mate Zavon Hines were both offered deals to extend their stay at Victoria Road, but Burnett hasn’t had any contact with the former, while the latter has started to look at options away from the club.

“Zavon is going to speak to other clubs which he has the right to do,” said Burnett.

With Zavon we made him an offer to become one of the top earners at the club but I don’t think it is down to money. He wants to play at the highest level possible.

“We offered Gavin improved terms from what he was on previous but we haven’t heard anything and I have to do what’s best for this football club.

“Gavin has made it very clear, he hasn’t picked up the phone to negotiate.”

And with that news, Burnett has looked elsewhere and is close to capturing a replacement right back.

“We are very close to signing an experienced right back, hopefully we will be able to complete it in the next day or two,” added Burnett.

Striker Affy Obafemi, who is also out of contract at the Daggers at the end of the month, has been offered the chance to impress when the players return to pre-season training tomorrow.

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

Yesterday, 13:00
Shooting hoops in Jim Peter Stadium, Dagenham, on Wednesday

With the Paralympics on the horizon, residents were able to find sporting inspiration on their own doorstep.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Friendly: Bishop’s Stortford 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 5

Friday, July 22, 2016
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

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Fejiri Okenabirhie of Dagenham & Redbridge goes on the charge at Thurrock

Friendly: Dunstable Town 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 5

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Dagenham & Redbridge goalkeeper Elliot Justham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

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

Thursday, July 21, 2016
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

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Barkingside manager Gus Gulfer (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Side on the road after draw made for county competition

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