Vital Football

Latest Dagenham&Redbridge News

Burnett - Pick Ourselves Up Again

Burnett - Pick Ourselves Up Again

An opening day three nil defeat to Morecambe left manager Wayne Burnett saying that we need to pick ourselves up and go again.

Speaking to the Official Site following the defeat, the manager said what was more disappointing for him was the manner of the defeat rather than just the scoreline.

'It's the first game of the season and to get beat in the manner of which we did is disappointing. Performance in the first half was okay and we switched off in the second half.'

Burnett goes on to say that he doesn't want to make excuses for how we drifted off in the second period, because simply put we shouldn't have at those key moments but his biggest concern was we did it almost immediately on the restart for the second period in terms of 'almost relinquishing possession' and that should've been a wake up call but it wasn't and they went up the other end of put it in the net.

'We didn't start correctly in the second half and when we conceded those two goals, it's hard to come back to, whatever team you are.'

With new summer signing Jamie Cureton carrying a lot of hope for his goal threat, the gaffer also said that he doesn't feel we helped him because despite his movement and efforts to try and get into good positions, we just didn't give him enough service or we weren't on the same wave length in spotting runs quick enough, but of course hopefully that will be something that comes as the players train more and get used to him as a player.

Despite the size of the scoreline, it's not all doom and gloom though and whilst he admits he's still trying to source a wide player and a striker to help bolster us up front, he believes our work ethic will see us through, we just have to be 'smarter' not so 'naive' and once we get our decision making better in moments things should turn our way.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday August 11 2014
Time: 4:10PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Not on the Slide

Recent Dagenham & Redbridge Articles

Dagenham 0 Northampton Town 2

Dagenham don't do too well against the opponents faced on Saturday as they against beat us as we slipped to a home setback.

As part of Northampton Town's successful relegation survival bid la

Come on you Daggers

This is a direct appeal for all Dagenham & Redbridge fans out there.

Vital Daggers Social Media

Archived Vital Daggers Articles

Vital Daggers articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Daggers
Write For Vital Daggers
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bury MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Cousins4%
Doe4%
Saah16%
Obileye8%
Batt4%
Bingham4%
Labadie4%
Chambers4%
Hemmings12%
Cureton8%
Yusuff4%
Sub - Jakubiak8%
Sub - Agyemang20%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Lincoln 46 30 9 7 99 43
2 Tranmere 46 29 8 9 95 40
3 Forest Green 46 25 11 10 86 32
4 Dag & Red 46 26 6 14 84 26
5 Aldershot 46 23 13 10 82 29
6 Dover Athletic 46 24 7 15 79 22
7 Barrow 46 20 15 11 75 19
8 Gateshead 46 19 13 14 70 21
9 Macclesfield 46 20 8 18 68 7
10 Bromley 46 18 8 20 62 -7
11 Boreham Wood 46 15 13 18 58 1
12 Sutton 46 15 13 18 58 -2
13 Wrexham 46 15 13 18 58 -14
14 Maidstone 46 16 10 20 58 -16
15 Eastleigh 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Solihull Moors 46 15 10 21 55 -13
17 Torquay 46 14 11 21 53 -7
18 Woking 46 14 11 21 53 -14
19 Chester 46 14 10 22 52 -8
20 Guiseley 46 13 12 21 51 -17
R York 46 11 17 18 50 -15
R Braintree 46 13 9 24 48 -25
R Southport 46 10 9 27 39 -45
R North Ferriby 46 12 3 31 39 -50
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dagenham & Redbridge Results (view all)

Dagenham & Redbridge Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League