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Team News: York City v Dagenham & Redbridge

09:30 07 February 2015

Zavon Hines was back in the match day squad for Dagenham & Redbridge against Bury recently (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Zavon Hines was back in the match day squad for Dagenham & Redbridge against Bury recently (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

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Wayne Burnett confirms Zavon Hines has suffered a setback

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Amid rumours earlier in the week, Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett has confirmed Zavon Hines is set for another spell on the sidelines.

The 26-year-old has been out since March after suffering anterior cruciate knee ligament damage towards the end of last season.

Matt Partridge of Dagenham & Redbridge is treated after suffering an injury against Oxford United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Matt Partridge of Dagenham & Redbridge is treated after suffering an injury against Oxford United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

But he has slowly been working his way back to full fitness and played 78 minutes for Daggers in their Essex Senior Cup tie against against Concord Rangers last month.

Hines unfortunately limped out of that match and Burnett confirmed he went under the knife last Saturday (January 31).

Abu Ogogo made his comeback from injury for Dagenham & Redbridge against Cambridge United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Abu Ogogo made his comeback from injury for Dagenham & Redbridge against Cambridge United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

“Zav has had an operation so is probably going to be out for a month to two months,” said the Victoria Road manager.

“He had an operation last Saturday to get his knee strengthened. There wasn’t anything anatomically wrong with him it was just the strengthening of the knee.

“It is a blow and we are all disappointed. We thought he would be back in October and we would get him back as a new player and he would come in and galvanise the group, but unfortunately he hasn’t.

“We will be in full support of him and we need to make sure he is right. He needs to be right both from a physical and mental point of view. We are 100 per cent behind him and 100 per cent supportive of his rehab.”

Apart from Hines, Burnett will have a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of their clash with York City at Bootham Crescent.

With Portsmouth coming to Victoria Road on Tuesday as well, Daggers boss acknowledged all his squad will be needed.

But he will try to refrain from making wholesale changes for the visit of Pompey as he looks to find a consistent starting team.

“We will have to see if we rotate the squad because we want to try and keep some continuity, but everyone is going to be needed against York City and Portsmouth,” admitted Burnett.

“Everyone is good the only real injury problem we have is Zav. We don’t have any other injury problems.

“One or two are still getting back to full fitness, but apart from that we are good. Matt Partridge is on his way back and Abs is so we are getting a fully fit squad now.”

Following Rhys Murphy’s departure to Oldham Athletic, Alex Jakubiak will be hoping to earn a starting role against the Minstermen, whilst new loan signing Daniel Carr can expect to take up a place on the substitutes bench.

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