Still wants Daggers to avenge humbling

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE manager John Still has backed his side to show their true colours at Aldershot tonight.

by MIKE SIMMONDS

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE manager John Still has backed his side to show their true colours at Aldershot tonight.

The Shots romped to a 5-2 victory at Victoria Road back in December, humbling their hosts with a superb display of attacking football.

But although Daggers away form has been nothing to write home about recently, Still believes his players will be up for the clash.

"That has gone now, we didn't play well on the night and we will try and put that right this time," he said.

"Games like that don't happen very often, and we want to show that we are much better than that."

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Although not in action tonight, former Shots defender Will Antwi has also backed his new team to come good.

The centre half, who made almost 50 appearances for Aldershot between 2004-05, was part of the Daggers side that were thrashed on that night, and is hoping for a different result this time round.

"You can lose games in the league and although it's disappointing, you can put up with it, but no-one likes to get beaten like that," he said.

"Nothing went right for us on the night and we couldn't get our game going, so it was a very frustrating evening.

"We want to show it was a one-off and we can put in a good performance this time.

"I enjoyed my time at Aldershot and still like the club. I hope they keep winning, but not against us, and not more than us after tonight so we can beat them to the play-offs!

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