New deal for Daggers keeper

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE goalkeeper Tony Roberts has agreed a one-year extension to his contract.

by MIKE SIMMONDS

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE goalkeeper Tony Roberts has agreed a one-year extension to his contract.

The 40-year-old Victoria Road favourite, who made his 450th appearance for the club during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw at Lincoln City, is showing no signs of slowing down and the new deal should see him top 500 games as a Dagger.

Manager John Still was delighted to extend the playing days of such an experienced member of his defence


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"We're pleased with how he's going and we've agreed to carry on for next season," said the boss.

"He's a credit to the club and a credit to his profession. The thing with Tony is that he is a model of consistency, he doesn't make many mistakes and to reach 450 games is a great achievement.

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"I also think he knows that in Chris Lewington, we have a very good goalkeeper in reserve, who is pushing him hard, so he needs to keep up his levels as it keeps him on his toes."

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