Tigers tamed as Dagenham reach final
PUBLISHED: 16:45 06 February 2008 | UPDATED: 14:10 02 July 2010
Tigers 0 Dagenham United 4 GUTSY Dagenham United overcame a determined Tigers team to secure a place in the cup final in May. The victors started brightly and it was Darius Izukanne who opened the scoring before Louis Phillips made it 2-0 when he poked
Tigers 0 Dagenham United 4
GUTSY Dagenham United overcame a determined Tigers team to secure a place in the cup final in May.
The victors started brightly and it was Darius Izukanne who opened the scoring before Louis Phillips made it 2-0 when he poked home a Michael Meekcoms corner.
Dagenham's play was majestic at times, with Kai Heather pulling the strings in the centre of midfield, and Phillips and Endrit Muslija netted to seal a fine win. Heather was man of the match for an impressive performance.
Dagenham United: Heather, Belcher, Muslija, Lawrence, Turner, Phillips, Gray, Izukanne, Meekcoms, Miller.
Ascot United 5 Euro Dagenham 2
EURO DAGENHAM were brushed aside by a clinical Ascot United in an entertaining clash.
Ricky Morris was the only Euro player with his shooting boots on, netting twice with crisp strikes, but his team were breached five times.
Euro Dagenham: Copperthwaite, A Everitt, J Everitt, Gelston, Graham, Morris.
UPR 0 Euro Dagenham 3
BRILLIANT, free-flowing Euro Dagenham under-10s surged to a memorable win over UPR.
The action was fast-paced and there was little time to dwell on the ball but Alban Tahiri, Sonny Wheatley and man of the match Caiden Imbert-Thomas all scored as Euro walked away with three well-deserved points.
Euro Dagenham: Conroy, Dobson, Imbert-Thomas, Jehow, C McNicholas, D McNicholas, Tahiri, Wheatley.
Rushingham 2 EMH 0
RUSHINGHAM under-10s cruised past EMH in style to record a fantastic victory.
An excellent all-round team display ensured there was no way back for EMH once Hart had plundered two goals. George Brook was man of the match.
Rushingham: Ford, Clark, Brook, North, Hart, Ford, Bowles, Brown, Taylor.
Cobra 0 Rushingham 5
RUSHINGHAM under-nines were rampant as they took Cobra apart with sublime football and brilliant goals.
Dominique gave his team the lead with a clinical strike and in the second half Marsh (2), Malone and Baker netted to complete a resounding triumph. Smith was man of the match.
Rushingham: McGuire, D'Arcy, Childs, Baker, Malone, Dominique, Smith, Marsh.
Euro Dagenham 1 Chigwell Boys 0
EURO DAGENHAM under-nines narrowly saw off a tenacious Chigwell Boys outfit.
The victors also maintained their unbeaten run against gritty opponents in swirling winds thanks to a brilliant strike by Sorba Thomas. It proved the difference in an evenly-contested match.
Euro Dagenham: Parkyn, Cook, Turner, John, Folkes, Thomas, Lunmnica, Goddard, Elliott, Kinawy-Ashour.
Buckhurst Hill 0 Barking Colts 2
A TABLE-TOPPING clash saw Barking Colts under-nines ease past Buckhurst Hill.
A hard-fought encounter saw Lyons score a belter to become Colts' top goal scorer and Naidoo netted the decisive second goal after drifting past three players.
Cobra 2 Buckhurst Hill 3
AN EXCITING end-to-end clash went the way of Buckhurst Hill, who saw off a determined Cobra under-nines team.
Cobra enjoyed a good first half and goals came from Jack Hare and Ola Smith, putting them 2-0 up. Yet in the second half they seemed to switch off and paid the price as Buckhurst Hill fought back. Alfie Plumridge in the Cobra goal was man of the match.
Cobra: Plumridge, Prentice, Wastell, Vialls, Smith, Hare, Marshall, Adams, Syer.
Develop 3 Cobra 2
A FIERCELY-FOUGHT encounter was won by Develop, who were taken all the way by a dogged Cobra under- nines.
Goals from Dieon Prentice and Jack Hare saw Cobra ahead for a short time but some bad decisions went against the visitors, resulting in three goals for Develop. Smith was man of the match for a fine performance.
Cobra: Plumridge, Syer, Wastell, Vialls, Marshall, Adams, Hare Smith, Prentice.