Search

West Ham United youngster joins Dagenham & Redbridge on loan

14:45 27 March 2014

Blair Turgott has joined Dagenham & Redbridge on loan from West Ham United. Pic: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

Blair Turgott has joined Dagenham & Redbridge on loan from West Ham United. Pic: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

EMPICS Sport

Daggers have completed a loan move for West Ham United midfielder Blair Turgott.

The 19-year-old was linked with a move away from Upton Park yesterday, and has subsequently joined the Victoria Road side until the end of the season, which could see the winger feature in seven games during his time with the Daggers.

Turgott spent a spell on loan last season at then League Two side Bradford City, and was part of the Bantams squad which made the League Cup final.

Zavon Hines was also with the Yorkshire side at the time and Turgott’s signature is a like-for-like replacement for the former Hammer, who has been ruled out for the season after having surgery on a knee injury.

During his time with the Daggers, Turgott will wear the number 25 shirt, and could go straight into Wayne Burnett’s side for the home game against Oxford United on Saturday.

And on the signing, Burnett told the club website: “I’m delighted we’ve managed to capture the services of Blair Turgott from West Ham United, who have been very helpful in allowing him to come here on loan. He will hopefully enhance the group, he’s someone we’ve seen on numerous occasions and he’s impressed us all here.”

Turgott is an England youth international at every age group from under-16 to under-19, and has also spent loan spells at Colchester United and Rotherham United over the last two years.

The West Ham United youngster becomes the fifth loanee at the Daggers, joining Ashley Chambers, Lawson D’Ath, Ade Azeez and Luke Norris at Victoria Road.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

Yesterday, 18:16
Ravi Bopara appeals for a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Northants batsmen on top on first day

Yesterday, 16:59
Former Dagenham & Redbridge skipper Anwar Uddin helped organise a charity game at Victoria Road to raise funds for the Davies Family Quest for Klinefelter's (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Charity match: Legends 4 Davies Family Quest for Klinefelter’s 1

Yesterday, 09:04
Lewis Bridger celebrates a race win for Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Lakeside Hammers 66 Leicester Lions 26

Fri, 18:00
Essex head coach Chris Silverwood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

New-ball duo rested as five new faces come in

Fri, 17:21
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still has a contract until the end of the 2016/17 campaign (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss John Still delighted to bring duo back to Victoria Road

Fri, 17:10
Local athletes will be taking part in the Great Newham Run again later this year, which ends in the Olympic Stadium

Prize draw for trip to Ethiopia

Fri, 14:15
Levett Consultancy are continuing their sponsorship of the Essex Leopards

ICT specialists to continue sponsorship of basketball club

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe