Search

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant Currie pleased with performance against Leyton Orient

PUBLISHED: 09:00 02 January 2018

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Darren Currie (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Darren Currie (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Dagenham & Redbridge are now winless in five matches after having to settle for a share of the spoils with a 0-0 draw against Leyton Orient.

Alex Lawless of Leyton Orient and Mason Bloomfield of Dagenham (Pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo) Alex Lawless of Leyton Orient and Mason Bloomfield of Dagenham (Pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

An end-to-end National League encounter finished goalless with neither side earning the east London bragging rights on New Years Day.

Assistant manager Darren Currie admits they’re disappointed not to get three points but was pleased with the player’s performance after some poor form in recent weeks.

“Naturally it’s a concern, but the performances have been a bigger concern, not that they’ve been a million miles away but certainly in the last two games that’s how we feel we should be playing, loads of action, loads of endeavour and we’ve just lacked a little bit in the final third to win the game.”

Currie revealed they will be disappointed at missing a few golden opportunities but also pleased they managed to keep the O’s out at the other end of the pitch.

“It was quite an even exciting 0-0 weren’t it,” he said.

“As a result it’s not ideal, we wanted a win there’s no doubt about it, but certainly the performance at Ebbsfleet and against Orient is a bit more like what we expect from our team.

“I think the two obvious clear cut chances were Mason Bloomfield’s header in the first half and Faye’s (Fejiri Okenabirhie) opportunity late on with the cut back.

“They’re the two we’ll look at and go they could have won us the game, but at the other end, they probably thought they scored but Mark Cousins pulled off a world class save, it was an absolutely brilliant save.”

It was the second time the sides came to a head in a week as the Daggers fell to a 2-0 defeat at Brisbane Road on Boxing Day.

“I felt at Orient on Boxing Day we done ok, we was happy with how we performed, but a bad ten minute spell in the second-half cost us.

“It is a natural concern we haven’t won in five, but certainly with the performances, it isn’t going to be long until we win a football match.”

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 18:00

Austrian also won signing of the season and players’ player of the season at Hammers’ awards night

Yesterday, 15:30

The Chelmsford club head to the Ageas Bowl looking to make it back-to-back wins in the 2018 County Championship Division One

Yesterday, 14:00

The former Gillingham manager is confident his players will bounce back from the 1-0 loss at home to Maidenhead United

Yesterday, 13:00

Anthony McGrath’s team got off the mark last weekend and will be boosted by the availability of an England legend this week

Yesterday, 12:30

SSE Wildcats has provided “a real buzz in Essex” as it aims to provide girls aged 5-11 with regular inspirational opportunities to have fun, make friends and play in an engaging environment.

Yesterday, 12:00

Joe Hart, on loan from Pep Guardiola’s men, is ineligible for east Londoners’ Premier League game against Citizens

Yesterday, 11:00

Repton welterweight Romario Wallace went out in the semi-finals of the England ABA National Elite Championships at the University of East London.

Yesterday, 10:00

Manager Chris Brayford and captain Danielle Griffiths have reflected on the season to date and Sunday’s big game with MK Dons

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now