Search

Team News: Dagenham & Redbridge v Portsmouth

15:30 10 February 2015

Abu Ogogo is expected to start again at right-back (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Abu Ogogo is expected to start again at right-back (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

Only Zavon Hines unavailable for visit of Pompey this evening

Jamie Cureton of Dagenham & Redbridge is congratulated by Alex Jakubiak after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham Town (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Jamie Cureton of Dagenham & Redbridge is congratulated by Alex Jakubiak after scoring the opening goal against Cheltenham Town (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett has a relatively fit squad to choose from ahead of tonight’s clash with 2008 FA Cup winners Portsmouth at Victoria Road.

Winger Zavon Hines is out for the foreseeable future, but Daggers have everybody else fit and ready to call upon if needed.

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).

But it is expected the Victoria Road outfit will be unchanged from the weekend win at York City, despite the match coming just a couple of days after their Bootham Crescent success.

Jamie Cureton, despite being 39-years-old, will be itching to play after scoring three times in his last two matches and he is just two short of 250 league goals.

Ayo Obileye’s loan from Charlton Athletic was extended after Saturday’s win so he will partner Scott Doe at the heart of Daggers defence and Alex Jakubiak will again be expected to start up front - with Daniel Carr on the bench.

Captain Abu Ogogo was restored to the starting team against the Minstermen slotting in at right-back and impressing. He will again keep Damian Batt out of the team.

Portsmouth are likely to be unchanged following their first win since November 22 on Saturday against Hartlepool Town.

Captain Ben Chorley missed out at the weekend with an ankle injury and this fixture is expected to come too soon for him to return.

Therefore Andy Awford will likely pick the same 11 and stick with his 3-4-1-2 formation at Victoria Road this evening.

Matt Tubbs, who scored his first goal for Pompey against Hartlepool, will be up front alongside Ryan Taylor with the talented Jed Wallace just behind them.

Danny Hollands and James Dunne will be in central midfield with Josh Passley at right wing-back and Dan Butler on the opposite flank.

Whilst Joe Devera, Paul Robinson and Jack Whatmough will line up alongside each other in defence in front of goalkeeper Paul Jones.

On loan West Ham United forward Paul McCallum misses out through suspension following an incident with referee Lee Collins against Southend United on January 24.

Related articles

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

West Ham United's Michail Antonio scores his side's first goal of the game

The Hammers battle back through Antonio but it is Manchester City who take the points

Yesterday, 14:00
Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates his hat-trick against Wrexham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers hitman proud to get hat-trick at home to Robins

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the second goal against Wrexham (pic: David Simpson/TGS PhotoO

Daggers coach pleased with forward’s all-round display against Robins

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge scores the first goal of his hat-trick against Wrexham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (Hawkins 10, 23, 45) Wrexham 0

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers forward missed last weekend’s win at Woking with a back injury

Friday, August 26, 2016
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Coventry Bees 57 Lakeside Hammers 33

Friday, August 26, 2016
Paul Benson congratulates Craig Robson after scoring for Dagenham & Redbridge at Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers attacker knows Robins will provide stern opposition

Friday, August 26, 2016
London Lions have signed Derek Hall

Centre joins Copper Box outfit

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

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 that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

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