Daggers dumped out by Terriers

Daggers are thrashed 6-1 in the FA Cup first round at Huddersfield

FA CUP FIRST ROUND

Huddersfield Town 6 Daggers 1

by MIKE SIMMONDS

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE were comprehensively knocked out of the FA Cup after a 6-1 hammering at Huddersfield Town on Friday night.


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Manager John Still was forced to reshuffle his side before kick-off with on-loan full back Matt Lockwood ruled out with injury and his place went to Tommy Tejan-Sie.

Scott Doe remained at right back, while Josh Scott was recalled to the starting line-up in place of Wes Thomas.

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On the bench was Mark Nwokeji, only just back from a long-term injury, and winger Joao Carlos, who had signed on non-contract terms this week.

The hosts are in flying form at home this season and showed exactly why they are so highly rated as Robbie Williams netted with a free kick and then Gary Roberts headed home from close range to make it 2-0.

Lee Novak scored from inside the area shortly afterwards and Jordan Rhodes put the tie beyond doubt with the fourth just before half time.

all but wrapped up the result with a goal just before the break.

There was no respite for Daggers in the second half as Roberts slammed home his second goal of the night on 56 minutes, while Novak doubled his tally as the visitors were left in disarray.

Striker Paul Benson did manage a consolation goal late in the game, but by then his side were well and truly beaten.

Daggers: Tony Roberts, Scott Doe, Tommy Tejan-Sie (Graeme Montgomery 68), Mark Arber, Will Antwi, Danny Green, Stuart Thurgood, Peter Gain, Jon Nurse, Josh Scott (Wes Thomas 80), Paul Benson.

Subs: Chris Lewington, Steven Demetriou, Joao Carlos, Mark Nwokeji, Billy Bingham.

Attendance: 5,858.

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