Guttridge poised to make first Daggers start

PUBLISHED: 08:00 06 February 2016

New signing Luke Guttridge made his Dagenham & Redbridge debut at Newport (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

New signing Luke Guttridge made his Dagenham & Redbridge debut at Newport (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

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Midfielder could make full debut at Cambridge after cameo role against Newport

Luke Guttridge could make his full Dagenham & Redbridge debut this afternoon when the east Londoners travel to take on Cambridge United.

The midfielder joined Daggers following his release from Luton Town last month and came off the bench for his first appearance away to Newport County.

With two weeks having passed since the team were last in action, Guttridge will have had more time to bed in with his new team mates and if he is to start, he may well take the place of Andre Boucaud.

Jamie Cureton could be another to come into the starting XI at the Abbey Stadium after being among the substitutes for each of John Still’s first four games back in charge.

Ashley Chambers suffered another frustrating afternoon in attack in Wales after missing a series of chances in the previous match, leaving his place in jeopardy.

With Christian Doidge arguably Daggers’ form man at the moment, Cureton looks likely to partner the Welshman in attack should Still wish to make any changes.

On the injury front, Matt McClure is expected to be named among the substitues against the U’s as he steps up his return to action having been out since November.

Matt Richards is expected to be fit later this month after a foot injury has prevented him from playing since September while there is still no timetable for the return of Zavon Hines.

Probable XI: Cousins; Passley, Worrall, Hoyte, Dikamona, Widdowson; Guttridge, Labadie, Muldoon; Cureton, Doidge

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